On 6th November 2023, at a very colourful launching ceremony hosted by SIMAD University, The Institute of Climate and Environment (ICE Institute) was unveiled with the presence of senior officials from the office of the President of Somalia, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Ministry of Planning, investment and economic development and development organizati

From 23rd – 24th October 2023, the Institute of Environment and Climate Change (ICE) at SIMAD University partnered with Save the Children Somalia to host a crucial two-day Climate Change Symposium for Youth and Children in Mogadishu. The event aimed to address climate change while protecting the rights of Somalia’s youth and children. This symposium [&hell

On 3rd October, the 2nd edition of Mogadishu Environmental Summit (MES) 2023 concluded successfully after three days of gathering and conversation on water issues. The theme of this year was “Somalia and the water crisis: Moving Beyond Projects” since water issues are a fundamental contributing factor to climate change. The Summit was organized by Action […

From September 18th to 22nd, 2023, we had the incredible opportunity to attend the ChangemakerXchange Summit in the serene and picturesque setting of Rwamagana, Rwanda. This summit brought together dedicated young social innovators from Sub-Saharan Africa, and it was a transformative experience that left a profound mark on us all. One of the focus of […]

Climate change is a global catastrophe with no boundaries. Though it has an influence everywhere on the globe, its impact is not uniform. Nowhere is the climate crisis more obvious than in Africa, a region with particular climatic vulnerabilities and concerns. The first-ever Africa Climate Summit (ACS) was conducted in response to these difficulties, offering [&hellip

Extreme climate events are becoming the norm in Somalia. In the past three decades, the country has faced many ecological crises. The natural environmental ecosystems in Somalia face significant challenges. The country has grappled with climate change, biodiversity loss, land degradation and weak environmental governance. on the other hand, there are climate entrepren