Event

14th Ordinary Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment

The 14th Ordinary Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN-14) will provide a platform for African Ministers to debate the key outcomes of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), and address other emerging issues related to sustainable development and the environment in Africa. The meeting will also provide an opportunity to the Ministers to refine their strategies on a common approach to engaging with the international community in the climate change negotiation process and in preparation of the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 18), to take place at the end of 2012 in Doha, Qatar. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has served as the Secretariat of AMCEN since its inception.  

dates: 7-14 September 2012   location: Arusha, Tanzania, United Republic of   contact: Angele Luh Sy   phone: +254-20-762 4292   e-mail: Angele.Luh@unep   www: http://www.unep.org/roa/amcen/