Conflicts and climate change



02 Oct (16:00 - 18:00)
03 Oct (16:00 - 18:00)
04 Oct (16:00 - 18:00)

Topics that will be discussed:

- The evolution of conflicts on African land during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

- How is climate change affecting Africa? Are African countries prepared to deal with it?

- Incidence of climate change in African conflicts.

- The eternal struggle between shepherds and farmers on African soil.

- What will the nearest future be like


CODES - Ponentes - Chema Caballero

Chema Caballero

Writer, cooperant and advisor to NGOs.

Chema Caballero (Castuera, Badajoz, 1961).  Bachelor of Laws, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Master of Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, Long Island University of New York. In 1992 he arrived in Sierra Leone where for two decades he directed programmes on human rights, rehabilitation and reintegration of child soldiers (a programme that has been a model for other countries) and development. He has been a Child Soldier Expert for the Special Court for Sierra Leone. He is currently an advisor to NGOs mainly in Africa. Author of the blog Bajo el mango, of Mundo Negro digital, co-author of Blog Africa no es un País, in El País, collaborator of Planeta Futuro in the same newspaper and author of the books "Los hombres leopardo se están extingendo" and "Edjengui se ha dormido. Del victimismo al activismo de los pymeos bakas", among other publications.