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(Marrakech, Morocco) 18 November, 2016. Heads of State and Government and delegations gathered here for the High-Level Segment of the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United... more
Marrakech, Morocco, 16 November, 2016 – African Heads of State and Government marked Africa Day in the Africa Pavilion at the UNFCCC 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) today with focused and... more
The Climate Information for Development in Africa initiative (ClimDev-Africa) is a joint programme of the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and... more
Bab Ighli, Marrakech. 9 November, 2016. An African development pathway that could propel climate-resilient economic growth is possible if an enabling environment that promotes innovation and... more
Addis-Ababa, 8 November 2016 (ECA) - Preparations are in high gear for the participation of a delegation from the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) at the 22th session of the Conference of Parties... more
Statement by Abdalla Hamdok Executive Secretary (a.i) of the Economic Commission for Africa on the historic coming into force of the Paris Agreement 04 November, 2016 Addis Ababa. Today marks... more
Addis Ababa, 18 October 2016 (ECA) – There is an urgent need for African countries to review and revise their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to address challenges that can... more
 ADDIS ABABA. 6 October, 2016 - ClimDev-Africa, The Sixth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA–VI), the continent’s premier climate change conference, will take place... more
 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 30 September 2016 – The Paris Agreement on climate change is set to go into history as the fastest international agreement to be ratified. This landmark agreement,... more