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Africa Climate Week 2019 Event Guide now available

Climate Action in Africa: A Race We Can Win

18/03/19

Events are closed and participation is by invitation only, unless otherwise indicated

19/03/19

Events are closed and participation is by invitation only, unless otherwise indicated

20/03/19

High-Level Opening

COP24: Outcome &

Ambition

NDC Implementation

------Lunch Break -----

Carbon Pricing &

Markets

Ghana Events

Cultural Event

21/03/19

Finance 1

 Energy Transition

Technology 2

 Energy Transition

Policy 3

 Energy Transition

Policy 1

 Nature-Based Solutions

Finance 2

 Nature-Based Solutions

Technology 3

 Nature-Based Solutions

Technology 1

 Cities & Local Action

Policy 2

 Cities & Local Action

Finance 3

 Cities & Local Action

------------------ Lunch Break -------------------

22/03/19

Building Capacity (Transparency, Innovation & Investment, Youth-Led Climate Action)

Summary, Conclusions & Recommendations for SG Summit

Ghana Day Event

----- Lunch and Closure of Africa Climate Week -----

 

18/03/2019

 Events are closed and participation is by invitation only, unless otherwise indicated

Affiliated Events - Day 1

monday

14:00 - 18:00

8:00 - 8:30: Registration

8:30 - 12:30

12:30 - 14:00: Lunch Break / Pitch Hub / Exhibition & Side Events

Knowledge Corner - A Shared Exhibition Booth

  • Morning Exhibit by Ghana Youth Environmental Movement 

  • Afternoon Exhibit by Africa Youth Initiative on Climate Change

 

19/03/2019

 Events are closed and participation is by invitation only, unless otherwise indicated

Affiliated Events - Day 2

tuesday

8:00 - 8:30: Registration

12:30 - 14:00: 

8:30 - 12:30

  • CTCN

  • Ghana-NDC Investment Forum

  • Regional Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contributions for Africa

  • Marrakech Partnership

  • Meeting the 1.5C Challenge Through Integrated Action on Air Pollution and Climate

  • Workshop to Promote Direct Access to Adaptation Finance in Central Africa 

  • Open Event Carbon Pricing: Markets and Sustainable Development in Africa

  • CTCN

  • Ghana-NDC Investment Forum

  • Regional Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contributions for Africa

  • Marrakech Partnership

  • CCAC Meeting the 1.5C Challenge Through Integrated Action on Air Pollution and Climate

  • Workshop to Promote Direct Access to Adaptation Finance in Central Africa 

  • Closed Meeting on Positive-Impact Finance

  • Open Event Carbon Pricing: Markets and Sustainable Development in Africa

14:00 - 18:00

Knowledge Corner - A Shared Exhibition Booth

  • Morning Exhibit by Giving Life Nature Volunteer  

  • Afternoon Exhibit by Youth Volunteers for the Environment

 

20/03/2019

High-Level Events

wednesday

8:00 - 8:50: Registration

12:30 - 13:30: Lunch Break / Pitch Hub / Exhibition / Side Events 1-3

  • SE1: Agriculture and Climate Change in the COMESA Region - Strengthening Resilience and Building Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation

  • SE2: Commodities and Deforestation - What are the Contexts and Enablers for an Economically Viable Deforestation-Free Cocoa and Oil Palm Supply Chain?

  • SE3: The Paris agreement - From Science to Policy for NDCs Implementation

 

13:30 - 14:25: Lunch Break / Pitch Hub / Exhibition / Side Events 4-6

  • SE4: Raising Ambition and Accelerating Access to Green Cooling Through Harnessing Synergies Between the Kigali Amendment and the Paris Agreement

  • SE5: Only 12 Years Left to Bring Global Warming to 1.5℃ - IPCC 1.5 Report and Why It Matters for Africa

  • SE6: Climate Resilient and Low Emission Pathways of Rural Economies - Promoting Value Chains and Endogenous Technologies

18:00 - 18:55: Exhibition / Side Events 7-9

  • SE7: Promoting Agroecology for Climate Action in Africa

  • SE8: Building Resilience in Ghana's Agriculture and Climate Vulnerable Landscapes

  • SE9: Leveraging Africa's Natural Resources to Support Climate Resilience, Innovation and Sustainable Development

19:00 - 20:00: Social Event / Cocktail Reception

Knowledge Corner - A Shared Exhibition Booth

  • Morning Exhibit by Youth Volunteers for Environment Ghana

  • Afternoon Exhibit by Institute for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Solutions

 

21/03/2019

Thematic Sessions

thursday

8:00 - 8:25: Registration

13:30 - 15:25: Lunch Break / Pitch Hub / Exhibition / Side Events 10-12

  • SE10: BOAD’s Actions in Climate Change

  • SE11: Inter-generational Dialogue on Loss and Damage

  • SE12: Leveraging University Platforms in NDC Implementation, UN SDGs and Global Climate Action (PART I)

13:30 - 15:25: Lunch Break / Pitch Hub / Exhibition / Side Events 13-15

  • SE13: Weather and Climate Information Services for Resilient Economies in Africa

  • SE14: Piloting Article 6 – Opportunities and Experiences in Africa

  • SE15: Leveraging University Platforms in NDC Implementation, UN SDGs and Global Climate Action (PART II)

Knowledge Corner - A Shared Exhibition Booth

  • Morning Exhibit by Greener Impact International

  • Afternoon Exhibit by CookClean Ghana Limited

15:00 -15:30: Open Briefing on SG Summit by Mr. Luis Alfonso De Alba, Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit

 

22/03/2019

High-Level Closing

friday

8:00 - 8:25: Registration

11:00 - 11:55: Exhibition / Pitch Hub / Side Events 18-20

  • SE18: Presentation of Results from the ACCAI Project on Climate Change and Food Systems in Africa (PART II)

  • SE19: Financing Adaptation in NDC

  • SE20: Supporting the African Union Commission (AUC) and Countries in the Formulation and Tracking the Progress of NDC Implementation Plans in Africa

10:00 - 10:55: Side Event 16

  • SE16: Presentation of Results from the ACCAI Project on Climate Change and Food Systems in Africa (PART I)

13:00 - 13:55: ​Ghana Day Event

14:00 - 15:00: Lunch and Closure of Africa Climate Week

Knowledge Corner - A Shared Exhibition Booth

  • Morning Exhibit by Rainforest Alliance

 
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