Pre-UNFCCC COP 17 African Energy Ministers Conference
Hosted by the Government of South Africa and endorsed by the African Union (AU), this conference seeks to provide input into the 17th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 17) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The meeting will also work towards, inter alia, the development of a Sustainable Energy Access Road Map and a Joint Communique. Participants are also expected to address: mitigation; adaptation; regional interconnectivity; the scaling up of renewables; energy efficiency; and financing possibilities for sustainable options for increasing clean energy access in Africa.
dates: 15-16 September 2011 location: Johannesburg, South Africa contact: Elizabeth Marabwa phone: +27-12-444-4017 e-mail: Elizabeth.Marabwa@energy.gov.za