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Africa Climate Week (2021)

March 3 @ 8:00 am - August 10 @ 5:00 pm

The year is to kick off with virtual regional roundtables (3 – 4 March 2021) to set the scene in terms of regional priorities, challenges, and opportunities for climate action.

A series of virtual thematic sessions will take place focusing on partnering for the whole society engagement in implementation, managing climate risks, and seizing transformation opportunities. These events, which will include workshops, virtual exhibitions, and side events.

Schedules of events.

  Event Date
1. Virtual Regional  Round Table(The launch of the event) 03 – 04 March 2021
2. Thematic sessions and round table (Workshops, dialogues,  virtual exhibitions, side events, and other engagements) 15 -18 June 2021
3. Ministerial sessions are to include interactions with civil society  (in-person interaction involving a number of stakeholders) 09 -10 August 2021

 

These events are to take stock of discussions held during the Climate Weeks and prepare key inputs for the Regional Climate Weeks wrap-up event at COP26 in Glasgow in November.

For this event, there is to be a series of preparatory roundtables and related events during 2021 to build momentum towards MENACW2022, benefitting from collaboration during the other climate weeks taking place this year. It is expected that the Government of the United Arab Emirates will attend the virtual regional roundtable on 3-4 March 2021 with the other host Governments.

The core organizing partners are UN Development Programme, UN Environment Programme, UN Climate Change, and World Bank Group.

The Africa Climate Week 2021 will build on the success of the 2019 Africa Climate Week, held in Accra, Ghana.

Registration is now open for a series of regional events (03 – 04 March) that will launch and set the scene for the 2021 edition of the Regional Climate Weeks.

Details for registering for the event.

  1. First create an account in the system following the steps below.
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   Step 1: Go to https://reg.unog.ch/user/register.

   Step 2: Enter your email address and click “send me a verification email

   Step 3: Click on the verification link you have received via email, you will be directed to a new page

Step 4: Complete the “create a new Indico profile” form in the new page filling in all mandatory fields and click on “create my Indico profile

PLEASE NOTE: At the conclusion of the 4 steps, you are NOT automatically registered for an event.

  1. Once you have successfully created an account in the system (steps 1-4 above), click on “apply now” in order to register for the event in question.

In case, you already have an account in the system, you may just proceed in registering for the event, by logging into your account and clicking on “apply now”.

Registration’s approval will be subsequently sent to you via email.

Regional Ministers, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa, the Presidents of the UN Climate Change Conferences COP25 and COP26, the High-Level Champions and other high-ranking figures will be among the speakers at the events.

Details

Start: March 3 @ 8:00 am
End: August 10 @ 5:00 pm