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

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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..

Denton outlines the climate agreement Africa should seek in Paris

Denton outlines the climate agreement Africa should seek in paris

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 30 October 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) – The Director of the Special Initiatives Division at the UN Economic Commission for Africa and Coordinator of the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) Ms. Fatima Denton has called on African negotiators

Towards a more active participation of Africa in COP 21

Oppah Muchinguri Kashiri

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 30 October 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) – The 5th Annual Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-V) which ended in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe at the weekend has emboldened Africa for a more positive participation at the forthcoming climate talks in Paris, according to Dr. Fatima Denton,

ACPC launches community radio programmes in 3 pilot countries

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 16 October 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) - The African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) has launched the first phase of its community radio programme in three countries – Cameroon, Cape Verde and Rwanda.

The Africa Climate Talks (ACT!) underscore the importance of speaking with “one voice”

Addis Ababa, 20 September 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) – The first of the series of discussions on the implications, governance, solutions and opportunities of climate change in Africa, dubbed the Africa Climate Talks (ACT!) was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 3-5 September.

Financing for renewable energy and climate resilience in Africa

Addis Ababa, 14 July 2015 (ECA) - Unlocking Transformative Financing for Renewable Energy and Climate Resilience in Africa  "From Evidence to Widespread Replication". A dialogue to help frame a replicable policy and regulatory framework blueprint to unlock and catalyze public private partnerships.

Committee lauds ECA programme on sustainable development

Addis Ababa, 17 June 2015 (ClimDev-Africa) – The Ninth Session of the Committee on Sustainable Development (CSD-9) of the Economic Commission of Africa (ECA) ended yesterday at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa with strong messages regarding its objectives on innovation, technologies and the management of the region’s natural resources.

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