COP25

09-Dec-2019

Africa Day at COP 25 takes stock of climate talks

What:             Africa Day at COP 25 takes stock of climate talks When:            10 December 2019    Where:           Room 3, Hall 4 at IFEMA Conference Centre, Madrid Time:              18:30 to 20:00 Who:              Jointly organized by the African Union Commission, African Development...
07-Dec-2019

COP 25 : Les Parlementaires africains appelés à parler d’une seule voix pour se faire entendre

« Les Parlementaires africains doivent parler d’une seule voix pour se faire entendre dans les négociations climatiques », a déclaré Arona Soumaré, expert principal en changement climatique et croissance verte à la Banque africaine de développement, ce jeudi lors de la 25è session de la conférence des Parties sur le Climat (COP 25).  « Pour la mise en œuvre effective de l'Accord de Paris, les parlements doivent prendre des décisions fortes de manière plus concertée pour faire face aux changements climatiques. Les engagements pris doivent être traduits dans les...
06-Dec-2019

Are Nature Based Solutions the key to Africa’s climate response?

While the UN climate talks are celebrating their 25th year, carbon emissions around the world have continued to climb. For many, that is where natural solutions could play a key role in managing a dramatic climate transition. Nature-based solutions or the process of working with and around natural ecosystems to deliver real-world benefits for climate resilience and sustainable development, took center stage on day 4 of COP25 in Madrid). The African Development Bank has three main approaches to nature-based solutions; namely, restoring damaged ecosystems (land, forests and water bodies...
29-Nov-2019

Hola, Madrid! African Development Bank takes the continent’s climate agenda to COP25 in Spain

The African Development Bank will on Monday kick off a campaign to present the continent’s case at the world’s leading climate change conference. The 25th session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP) comes at a crucial time for the globe and Africa in particular. In recent years, rising temperatures have wreaked havoc with weather patterns, leading to suffocating heat and devastating storms. In Africa, the climate has exacerbated food shortages and destroyed infrastructure. African countries know all too well the risks...
26-Nov-2019

African Development Bank at COP25

WHO:                         African Development Bank Group WHAT:                       25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) WHERE:                     IFEMA, Madrid, Spain WHEN:   ...