About GLF Nairobi 2023: ‘A new Vision for Earth’


The GLF Nairobi 2023 Hybrid Conference, held on October 11 and 12, convened global thought leaders to set the stage for COP28, the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference. This pivotal event mobilised action on critical issues affecting humanity, biodiversity, and our planet.

The conference featured two focused days: Day 1 centered on “Africa’s Sovereign Solutions,” exploring pathways to a sustainable and prosperous future for the continent. Day 2, dedicated to climate, aimed to craft a “Survival Guide for a Planet in Crisis,” paving the way for a fairer world ahead of COP28.

GLF Nairobi brought together a diverse coalition of influential voices, ranging from scientists, activists, and Indigenous leaders to financiers, women, youth, policymakers, and private sector representatives. As a united front, we collectively championed change and passionately advocated for meaningful action in these pivotal times.


About Afua Hirsch


Embark on a transformative journey with Afua Hirsch as she shares her powerful vision for Earth and offers a glimpse into her upcoming book Decolonising My Body, challenging narratives and fostering change for a more inclusive and enlightened world. Afua Hirsch is an award-winning writer, journalist, former barrister and filmmaker, known for storytelling on culture, identity and social justice.

She presents the flagship BBC documentary series Africa Rising; Enslaved, a 6-part series about the transatlantic slave trade with Samuel L Jackson; and podcasts through Born in Me Productions, the production company she founded.

Afua Hirsch’s vision for Earth: Decolonising My Body

Language: English

Year: 2023

Ecosystem(s): Drylands and Rangelands

Location(s): Africa

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