Climate Chance Summit Africa: 28-29 June

Climate Chance Summit Africa: 28-29 June

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The Climate Chance Association and the Assembly of Regions and Districts of Ivory Coast (ARDCI) co-organize a regional Summit dedicated to Climate Action in Africa: the Climate Chance Summit Africa 2018, which will be held on 28-29 June 2018 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.During a meeting in Abidjan of a steering committee convening organisers and partners, the Summit was officially announced by Ronan DANTEC, French Senator and president of the Climate Chance Association, and Vincent Kouaoh N’CHO, Deputy Governor of the District of Abidjan, representing Jeannot AHOUSSOU KOUADIO, Former Prime Minister, President of the ARDCI.
This event aims to convene a broad gathering of non-state actors from all over Africa (local governments, companies, NGOs, unions, youth organisations, indigenous peoples, women, the scientific community, etc.), key groups of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) committed to combating climate change as well as their associated networks.
A summit to share and support action geared towards fighting climate change in Africa, through actor coalitions brought together in 10 thematic workshops which will highlight good practices (exemplary and inspirational climate action projects) and define sectoral and operational roadmaps adapted to the context in African territories.
key objectives
1. Bringing together non-state actors from all backgrounds and taking stock of the progress of non-state climate action in Africa.
2. Working on sectoral and operational African roadmaps, establishing a link between climate and development stakes, providing a prominent position for the great adaptation stakes of the continent, offering to provide a link between climate funding and field agents, and involving non-state African actors from all backgrounds.
3. Delivering common messages, action priorities, commitments, concrete proposals and recommendations from non-state African actors with respect to climate stakes, to be highlighted during the various events on the international climate agenda, with a focus on funding access.

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