The event will take place at 10.00-11.30 EAT in Elgon 2 at Radisson Blu.

This event at the Africa Climate Summit will be a catalyst moment that highlights the power of data and technology for concerted multi-stakeholder approaches to climate action. It will be an opportunity to highlight progress made in harnessing data and technology, innovative partnerships, creating a more enabling environment that encapsulates data values and a people centered approach to tackling the ever-pressing impact of climate change; while inspiring collaboration for urgent multi-stakeholder action.

The session will feature distinguished global leaders reflecting on the interventions by the first panel and focusing on highlighting strategic opportunities for scaling, including financing, equity in access to and in leveraging technology, incentives for strong political leadership,public-private partnerships and influencing policies that will increase investments that strengthen sustainable, accessible and equitable data systems - with a special focus on climate change. This will be followed by an interactive Q&A with participants.


Julius Korir

Principal Secretary
State Department of Cabinet Affairs, Government of Kenya

Geoffrey Levene

Director Worldwide AI Initiatives

Dr. Claire Melamed

Chief Executive Officer
Global Parntership

Dr. Charity Wayua

IBM Research Africa

Munyala Mwalo


Joshua Mbai

Project Manager, Great Green Wall Accelerator Multipurpose Platform
Development Gateway

Karen Bett

Senior Policy Manager
Global Partnership

Davis Adieno

Senior Director of Programs
Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data