First Climate Change and Development for Africa Conference

Organized by the United Nation's Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) African Climate Policy Centre, the aim of this conference is to establish a forum for dialogue, enhance awareness raising, mobilize effective commitment and actions through bringing together policy makers, academicians and practicing stakeholders with the aim of effectively mainstreaming climate change concerns into development policies, strategies, programmes and practices in Africa. The conference will be divided into four main themes: climate science, data, information and service delivery; climate resilience development and adaptation; low carbon development in Africa; and economics and finance. Papers can be submitted in English or French until 30 July 2011, on technical, social, institutional, policy issues focusing on the conference themes to the e-mail listed below.  

dates: 17-19 October 2011   location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   contact: UNECA   phone: +251-11-551-7200   fax: +251-11-551-0350   e-mail: acpc@uneca.org   www: http://www.uneca.org/acpc/ccda/ccda1/index.htm