Dakar: Managing the Regional Risks of Climate Extremes and Disasters – Learning from the IPCC Special Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Overseas Development Institute, Norway's Climate and Pollution Agency, Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) are co-organizing an outreach workshop titled: “Managing the Risks of Climate Extremes and Disasters (SREX) in West Africa – What can we learn from the IPCC Special Report?” The two-day event is designed for policy makers, business leaders, academics and other stakeholders that are, have been, or may be impacted by climate extremes and disasters. The workshop seeks to promote discussion of the IPCC Special Report on "Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters for Advancing Climate Change Adaptation" (SREX). The event is part of a series of outreach events in Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean held from April-June 2012.  

dates: 18-19 June 2012   location: Dakar, Senegal   contact: Moussa Mamouda   e-mail: enda.logistics@gmail.com   www: http://cdkn.org/event/dakar-managing-the-regional-risks-of-climate-extremes-and-disasters-%E2%80%93-learning-from-the-ipcc-special-report/