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 Musonda Mumba


Get inspired by the vision of Musonda Mumba, secretary general of the Convention on Wetlands. Born in Zambia, Dr. Mumba is an environmentalist with 25+ years of global expertise in environmental management and sustainable development. Formerly with the UN Development Programme and UN Environment Programme, she is a recognized leader and founder of the Network of African Women Environmentalists (NAWE). Dr. Mumba holds a PhD in Wetland Hydrology and Conservation from University College London (UCL) and is recognized globally for her influential work in conservation.

Musonda Mumba’s vision for Earth

Language: English

Year: 2023

Ecosystem(s): Oceans and Coasts

Location(s): Africa

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