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Press Release  

COP28: Dubai Expo City, Education Day - 8th December, 2023

Kenya Pavilion Blue Zone 69 at 12.00pm

Africa Pavilion Blue Zone 70 at 6.00pm to 7.00pm


Launch of ACliMaTISE  

(Africa Climate MOOC and Tools for Innovative Sustainability Education)


Presenting a ground-breaking African Climate and SDG online education programme, targeting undergraduate students in African universities, to be initially implemented in 10 universities, set to reach an estimated 50,000 students in 2024 with plans for scalable expansion to 20 million higher education students.

Read the full press release


Gaia Education is part of a delegation of project partners at COP28 in November/December 2023, to launch of our new ACliMaTISE project, in partnership with 




ACliMaTISE is a pan-African, 12-week MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) programme for university students!

It will build undergraduate students' knowledge of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs-2030) and the challenges of Climate Change in the African context. 

Accompanying seminars and workshops will support the students to take action in their communities to support achievement of the SDGs and find strategies for adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change on the continent.

For more details on the programme, download our concept paper here:


ACliMaTISE Concept Paper


Other organizations associated with the project include:

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We are currently supporting our African partners to raise funds for this ambitious initiative. If you are interested in supporting the project, please email tim.clarke@gaiaeducation.org  

The Global Ecovillage Network at COP28


Tim Clarke

Gaia Education trustee, Ex-EU Ambassador to the African Union

Dr Jackline Nyerere

Secretary of the Centre for Education and Sustainability Africa