African Centre for Climate Governance (ACCG) is an independent, non-profit, non-government, research, implementation and policy Centre working on Climate Governance and think tank that addresses African Climate Governance challenges at local, national, regional and global level. It was established in 2016 to be a leading research and policy Centre in the non-government sector on the continent.
ACCG encourages multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary in its approaches of conducting an active agenda of research, events, publications, running programs and projects by working under five broad areas, Policy influence, Public Engagement and Mobilisation, Holding Governments Accountable, Research, Knowledge Development and Communication, Institutional and Governance Strengthening
Led by a group of senior professionals and scientists, experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, ACCG supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate, builds capacity and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements.
Training future and current leaders on Climate Change and Governance
Building capacity, specifically for LDCs
Conducting research to generate peer reviewed publications on Climate Change Governance, with a focus on Climate Change Adaptation
Building and leading a network of partners, mainly consisting of Africa based institutes
ACCG strives to be Africa’s leading think tank on Climate Change Governance, with recognized impact on significant Continental problems
ACCG is to disseminate science-based and socio-economic research in the field of climate change governance to policymakers and the general public.
ACCG believes that better African governance can have a positive impact on climate change (Adaptation and Mitigation Mechanisms) and improve the lives of people everywhere, by increasing prosperity, ensuring global sustainability, addressing inequality and safeguarding human rights and resource depletion, and promoting a more secure world.