Ségolène Royale s’engage à plaider pour l’Afrique

Paris, France, 09 Décembre 2015 (ClimDev-Afrique) «Le temps est à l’Action !» En faisant cette déclaration, la Ministre française de l’Écologie, du Développement durable et de l’Énergie, Ségolène Royale s’est engagée à veiller à ce que les nombreuses promesses de financements annoncées par certains bailleurs de fonds du continent.

Carlos Lópes warns African countries about risks of being blindsided at COP21

Paris, France December 8, 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) - The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Mr. Carlos Lópes, today warned that the risks of African countries being blindsided at the current Paris climate talks are high, especially with regards to the implementation of the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions.

Le paysage énergétique de l’Afrique ne changera pas par miracle - Carlos Lopes

Paris, 8 décembre 2015 (ClimDev-Afrique) : Pour changerle paysage énergétique de l’Afrique, il faut mobiliser des ressources financières, a déclaré mercredi 9 décembre le

Africa will negotiate for a new era of green industrialisation

Africa will negotiate for a new era of green industrialisation

Paris, France 7 December 2015 (ECA) - Africa can leverage opportunities from climate change to engineer a new era of industrialisation that can drive clean economic growth, create sustainable jobs and reduce poverty, according to the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

Carlos Lopes on Africa's course in the climate negotiations

Carlos Lopes on Africa's course in the climate negotiations

Paris, 2 December 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) - "Africa has played a key role in global climate negotiations. The African group of negotiators has been working hard since 2006, but it must find ways to strengthen its capacity as a block.”

Carlos Lopes salue le parcours de l’Afrique dans les négociations ..

Carlos Lopes on Africa's course in the climate negotiations

Paris, France 1er Décembre 2015 (ClimDev-Afrique)- « L’Afrique a joué un rôle capital dans les négociations planétaires sur le climat. Depuis 2006, le groupe de négociateurs africains travaille d’arrache-pied, mais il doit trouver les moyens de renforcer sa capacité en tant que bloc ».

Africa is the Continent of now, says Mme Zuma of the AUC

Paris, France, 1 December 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) - Africa is not only the continent of the future, but mostly the continent of now, Madame Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma President of the Commission of the African Union told thousands of participants at the inaugural ceremony of the Africa Pavilion at the ongoing climate talks in Paris.

Africa Pavilion Inaugurated to amplify COP21 at Le Bourget, France

Africa Pavilion Inaugurated to amplify COP21

Paris, 1 December 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) - "Africa, came to amplify and light up COP21. It is the continent of the future, it is the continent of opportunities." Through this statement, Boni Yayi, President of the Republic of Benin set the tone on the Africa day high level opening of the Africa pavilion.

The Africa Pavilion at COP21 officially opens on a high note

The Africa Pavilion at COP21 officially opens on a high note

Paris, France, 1 December 2015 (Joint ECA,AUC,AfDB Press Release) - Africa today sent an unequivocal message of solidarity and unity of purpose at the official opening of the Africa Pavilion at the UNFCCC COP 21 in Paris. Speaking at the high level opening, President Yayi Boni of Benin, was resolute that the Africa ...

Leaders commend ECA climate change work at COP 21

President Boni Yayi

Paris France 1 December 2015 (ECA) – The president of Benin, H.E. Yayi Boni, today praised the intellectual leadership role that Dr. Carlos Lopes and his team at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) played in bringing content into the Africa Pavilion that was inaugurated this morning at the ongoing climate conference (COP 21) ...

Carlos Lopes makes strong case for Africa’s agenda for transformation

Carlos Lopes makes strong case for Africa's agenda

Paris France 1 December 2015 (ECA) – The UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Dr. Carlos Lopes today told participants at the inaugural ceremony of the African Pavilion at COP 21, that Africa’s agenda for structural transformation and inclusive green growth cannot be possible ...

Africa Pavilion to host over 100 events at COP 21

Africa pavilion to host over 100 events at COP21

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia 23 November 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) – The Climate for Development in Africa programme (ClimDev-Africa) initiative plans to host over 100 events at the Africa Pavilion during the entire period of the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) scheduled to open in Paris, France on 28 November 2015,

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