Should Africa Sign the Paris Climate Agreement?

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 29 Feb 2016 (ClimDev-Africa) - Two months after the adoption of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the euphoria with which national delegations and observers greeted the “breakthrough moment for global climate governance” is gradually giving way to calm introspection.

Africa drives bold new narrative at COP21, asserts post-COP period will be key

Paris, France, 12 December 2015 – As the world celebrates the outcome of the COP21 climate negotiations, widely touted as an historic deal to transform the world's carbon economy and slow the rate of global warming, implementation of the new climate deal will be vital for Africa, says Fatima Denton.

Un appui institutionnel nécessaire pour des informations climatiques de qualité

Paris, France, 10 décembre 2015 (ClimDev-Afrique) - Des météorologues africains participant à la 21ème Conférence des parties à la Convention Cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (COP21) déplorent la part congrue réservée à la météorologie dans les politiques de planification nationale.

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 ...

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