Transiting to Zero Waste: Challenges and Opportunities


Zero waste as an approach has been seen so far as the best way to tackle the root causes of waste and broaden the obligation for real solutions.

On this note, the GAIA Nigeria team, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, and the impacted communities in Nigeria, invites you to a webinar on Transiting to Zero Waste: Challenges and Opportunities, scheduled to be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, at 11:00 AM GMT, 12:00 PM WAT, 01:00 PM SAT – 02:00 PM EAT.

Purpose of Webinar

The webinar is aimed at raising public awareness on the use of zero waste as a viable solution to the waste management and climate change crises and to look at the various advocacy options to engage the federal government of Nigeria in the inclusion of zero waste in its national waste and climate policies.

What will be Discussed?

During the webinar, we will be receiving presentations on the following topics: (1) Transiting to Zero Waste: Challenges and Opportunities, (2) Post INC Conversations; (3) Unveiling the GAIA Nigeria Zero Waste Guideline; and (4) Advocacy efforts in the promotion of Zero Waste in Nigeria.

Who will be in Attendance?

We will have the honour to have the Executive Director of ERA/FoEN & the 2022 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner for Africa, Barr. Chima Williams, and a member of GAIA Africa Coordination team give an opening remark and good will message during the session.

How can you Join the Webinar?

Please join the webinar by registering here –

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