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,

Carlos Lopes says Paris Climate Agreement should aim to save lives

ECA ES Carlos Lopez

Addis Ababa ,Ethiopia 21 November 2015 (ACPC) - The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has said that unless climate negotiators and governments begin to put faces and people behind the statistics on impacts of climate change in Africa, "the sense of urgency with which the upcoming negotiation ...

Unlocking Financing Renewable Energy and Climate Resilience in Africa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August 17, 2015 (ECA) – During the Third International Conference on Financing for Development that took place in Addis Ababa from 13 to 16 July 2015, the ACPC organized a high level side event

All eyes on Paris 21 as Victoria Falls climate conference closes

All eyes on paris

Credit: courtesy of the UNFCCC, via Flickr

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 30 October 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) – Some 400 delegates who have been meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe for the 5th annual Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-V) since Tuesday.

CCDA-V innovates, creates solution spaces to sharpen Africa’s proposals for COP 21

CCDA-V Innovates

Credit: S.Kilungu (CCAFS)

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 27 October 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) – The technical committee for the organization of tomorrow’s 5th Annual Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-V) has touted the creation of solution spaces at the conference.

CCDA-V to be the launch pad for advancing new frontiers

CCDA-V to be

Credit: C.Schubert (CCAFS)

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 27 October 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) – The 5th annual Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-V) which opens here tomorrow promises to be the real launch pad for climate research in Africa, according to sources ..

Denton fires up ClimDev-Africa partners as Zimbabwe welcomes CCDA-V

Denton fires up

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 27 October 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) – The Coordinator of the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC), and Director of the Special Initiatives Division at the UN Economic Commission for Africa, has fired up partners of the ClimDev-Africa initiative for a hitch-free 5th Annual Conference on Climate Change..

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