3-5 September 2015. Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Under the theme, ‘Democratizing Global Climate Change Governance and Building an African Consensus toward COP 21 and Beyond,’ the Africa Climate Talks (ACT!) were organized by the Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Programme.
This series of interconnected sub-regional and Africa-wide events contribute to Africa’s preparation for the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the UNFCCC, engaging Africans from all walks of life. ACT! aims to raise public awareness of climate change, hear perspectives of linkages between climate change issues and Africa’s development, and consider the potential implications of COP 21 outcomes for Africa.
ClimDev-Africa is a joint Programme of the African Union Commission (AUC), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB).
ClimDev-Africa will host two regional forums, one for the Eastern and Southern Africa, and the other for Western, Central and Northern parts of Africa, as outlined below:
- 3rd – 5th September 2015 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
- 1st – 3rd October 2015 Dakar, Senegal
- 28th – 30th October 2015 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe