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  • From: 11/11/2013
  • To: 22/11/2013
  • Location: Warsaw, Poland

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will promote Africa’s green growth agenda at the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC – COP 19) taking place this week and next in Warsaw, Poland.

Categories: Poland, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment, African Green Fund, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Congo Basin Forest Fund, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Green Bonds Program, Green Growth Initiative, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa

  • From: 10/06/2013
  • To: 10/06/2013
  • Location: Cairo, Egypt

As part of its ongoing activities under the South-South Cooperation Trust Fund (funded by the Government of Brazil), the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department of the African Development Bank hosted a high-level workshop in Cairo, Egypt, on June 11, 2013 to showcase the results and recommendations of an analytical study, “Clean Technology Transfer Mechanisms in Egypt Based on Best Practices from Southern Countries.”

Categories: Egypt, Brazil, Climate Change, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance, Green Growth Initiative

  • From: 06/11/2012
  • To: 07/11/2012
  • Location: Istanbul, Turkey

The 2012 Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Partnership Forum will take place in Istanbul, Turkey on November 6-7, 2012. The Forum, a global gathering of CIF’s diverse stakeholders, will offer plenary and parallel sessions to explore ways to maximize CIF’s effectiveness. At the Forum, the AfDB will lead a session on “Enabling Environment as an Engine for Private Sector Contribution to Sustainable Development” on November 6 from 2:00-4:00 pm.

Categories: Turkey, Climate Change, Environment, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)

  • From: 17/04/2012
  • To: 19/04/2012
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is co-organizing the 4th African Carbon Forum, where the latest developments and knowledge on the carbon market will be aired, on 18 to 20 April, at the UN Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Categories: Ethiopia, Climate Change, African Carbon Support Program, Environment

  • Date: 15/03/2012
  • Location: New York City

African Development Bank (AfDB) experts will, join partners on 15 March 2012 in New York City, to provide a training session for African negotiators in support of preparations for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) and to ensure Africa “speaks with one voice.”

Categories: United States of America, Climate Change, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Environment

  • From: 14/09/2011
  • To: 15/09/2011
  • Location: Djibouti

Following a regional study on sustainable livestock development in the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) that was commissioned by the African Development Bank (AfDB) in October 2008, a two-day validation workshop will begin tomorrow, Wednesday 14th September 2011at the Djibouti Kempinski Palace.

Categories: Djibouti, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Human Capital Development, Environment

Africa to host 2011 CIF Partnership Forum

  • From: 24/06/2011
  • To: 25/06/2011
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa

As one of the main implementers of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) in Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the 2011 CIF Partnership Forum in Cape Town, South Africa from 24-25 June 2011. AfDB Vice President, Bobby Pittman, is expected to give opening remarks and welcome over 400 delegates expected from recipient countries, other multilateral development banks, UN agencies, donor countries and other stakeholders.

Categories: South Africa, Climate Change, Environment, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)

  • From: 06/06/2011
  • To: 10/06/2011
  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Le saviez-vous ? Plus d'un quart des forêts tropicales du monde se trouvent en Afrique. La forêt équatoriale du Bassin du Congo est la deuxième au monde, en termes de superficie, après le bassin amazonien. Elle constitue l’écosystème le plus riche de la région et abrite plus de la moitié des plantes et des animaux sauvages du continent. Elle s’étale sur plusieurs pays d’Afrique centrale (Cameroun, Gabon, Rep. Centrafricaine, Congo-Brazza-ville et R.D. du Congo).

Categories: Climate Change, Congo Basin Forest Fund, Environment

  • From: 30/01/2011
  • To: 31/01/2011
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will participate in the 16th African Union (AU) heads of state and government summit, scheduled from 30-31 January 2011 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the theme, “Towards greater unity and integration through shared values”.

Categories: Ethiopia, Regional Integration, Climate Change, Fragility & Resilience, Infrastructure, Environment, The President

  • From: 29/11/2010
  • To: 10/12/2010
  • Location: Cancun, Mexico

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was established in 1992 at the Rio Summit with the aim of addressing the issue of global warming and its consequences. The Conference of Parties (COP) is the highest decision-making authority of the UNFCCC and its sessions take place once a year to specify rules for UNFCCC implementation.

Categories: Mexico, Climate Change, Environment, Congo Basin Forest Fund, Poverty Reduction

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