News & Events
15/11/2017 - A panel discussion on “Providing NEXUS Solutions: Improving Livelihoods through Regional Cooperation” was held Wednesday, November 15 during the UN Climate Summit (COP23) in Bonn. Organized by the African Regional Sustainable Energy Centres in collaboration with UNIDO and hosted by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the session addressed the urgent need of channeling regional cooperation towards a stronger NEXUS approach.
- From: 15/11/2017
- To: 15/11/2017
- Location: Bonn, Germany
On Wednesday, 15 November 2017, COP23 will celebrate Africa Day, a joint initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD).
13/11/2017 - A panel on the African Development Bank’s Climate Actions in 2017 was held on Sunday, November 12, as a pre-forum of the COP23 Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Partnership Forum at Deutsche Welle in Bonn, Germany. The event was designed to update stakeholders on the Bank’s activities and achievements in the climate change space in 2017 as well as to inform stakeholders of some exciting new initiatives.
13/11/2017 - Proof that water lies at the heart of the numerous challenges posed by climate change, 93% of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs, later NDCs) submitted by States during COP21 identified water as the key to adaptation to climate change – particularly highlighting four areas: risk management; water and agriculture; integrated water resources management; and water, sanitation and hygiene.
13/11/2017 - A joint workshop organized by the African Development Bank, African Union Commission and the African Risk Capacity (ARC) was held on Sunday, November 12, 2017 to discuss “Innovations in Disaster Risk Financing for Africa” as part of a series of Policy Dialogues during the UNFCCC COP23, Bonn, Germany.
13/11/2017 - On Saturday, November 11, 2017, the day after the Global Water Action Day that marked the fourth day of COP23, the “Water for Africa” initiative was the subject of a presentation in the Morocco Pavilion, open to civil society organizations.