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Regional Workshop for Africa on Article 6 of the Convention


Banjul, The Gambia
13–16 September 2010

The Regional Workshop for Africa on Article 6 of the Convention was organized in response to a request by the Conference of Parties at its thirteenth session (Bali, December 2007) (decision 9/CP.13), to contribute to the intermediate review of progress in 2010, to evaluate its effectiveness and identify emerging gaps and opportunities.

The discussions at the workshop contributed to assessing the level of implementation of the New Delhi work programme in the region and identifying needs and persistent gaps. Recommendations were made on how to enhance the level of implementation of Article 6 activities and to contribute to the interim review process.

Purpose and objectives

  • Share experiences, lessons learned and best practices in developing and implementing education and outreach activities, including practical examples of such activities;
  • To develop options and strategies for strengthening and expanding these activities;
  • To promote greater regional and international cooperation on implementing the New Delhi Work Programme.

Outcomes

  • Experiences of Parties;
  • Experiences of relevant IGOs and NGOs;
  • Opportunities for enhanced regional cooperation;
  • Promotion of and training on CC:iNet to facilitate sharing of information.

Forms

Information for Participants

Report of the workshop

Presentations

13 September 2010
pdf-icon One UN Training Service Platform on Climate Change - UN CC:Learn (1089 kB) Amrei Horstbrink, CC:Learn Secretariat
pdf-icon Article 6 of UNFCCC & the New Delhi Work Programme A framework for action on climate change education, training and public awareness (270 kB) Enrica Melandri, UNFCCC secretariat
pdf-icon Climate Change Public Awareness in Egypt (1745 kB) Omniah Hegazy, Climate Change Central Department Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
pdf-icon African Regional Workshop on Article 6 of the Convention, The Gambia, January 2004 (208 kB)   Fatou Gaye, Article 6 National Focal Point, The Gambia
pdf-icon Presentation on public awareness (208 kB) Elsie Imaikop, Nigeria
pdf-icon Implementation of Article 6 in Zimbabwe (667 kB) Kundishora Mpandaguta, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Management
pdf-icon Environmental Education and Awareness Raising on VBVC Agricultural Potentials for Mid-sized Farmers in Kenema District (4014 kB) Bashiru M. Koroma, Directorate of Planning, Research and Development Njala University, PMB, Freetown, Sierra Leone
pdf-icon Regional Workshop on the Implementation of Article 6 of the Convention in Africa Methodology and objectives of the workshop (203 kB) Enrica Melandri, UNFCCC secretariat
14 September 2010
pdf-icon STATUS OF ONGOING NEGOTIATIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE POST 2012 REGIME - Global Process Of Climate Change Negotiations and the Position Of Countries and Major Groups and Blocks (229 kB) Pa Ousman Jarju, on behalf of  Seth Osafo, Legal Adviser to the African group of negotiators at the Climate Change negotiations
pdf-icon Climate4Classrooms (838 kB) Christopher Palmer, British Council
pdf-icon From research to action: Africa Talks Climate (785 kB) Debo Akande, Manager British Council, Nigeria

pdf-icon One UN Training Service Platform on Climate Change - UN CC:Learn (1088 kB)

Amrei Horstbrink, CC:Learn Secretariat
pdf-icon UNESCO Initiative on Climate Change Education (767 kB) Alla Metelitsa, UNFCCC secretariat, on behalf of UNESCO
pdf-icon UN CC:Learn Pilot Projects (133 kB) Amrei Horstbrink, CC:Learn Secretariat
pdf-icon Growing Together in a Changing Climate - UN Interagency Framework (1483 kB) Luis Davila, UNFCCC secretariat
pdf-icon SEMINAIRE DE FORMATION DES MAGISTRATS IVOIRIENS EN DROIT DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT:CAS DE LA CONVENTION CADRE DES NATIONS UNIES SUR LES CHANGEMENTS CLIMATIQUES (143 kB) Aude Zeta, Ivory Coast
pdf-icon National Environmental Education and Awareness Initiative
(1286 kB)
Anastasia Muiti, National Enviromental Management Authority, Kenya
pdf-icon Climate Change and Development - Adapting by REducting Vulnerability (CC-DARE) Programme (1956 kB)
Bubu Pateh Jallow, UNEP
pdf-icon The UNFCCC Fellowship Programme (525 kB)
Enrica Melandri, UNFCCC secretariat
pdf-icon Youth‐Led Climate Actions and their Roles in the Implementation of Article 6 (866 kB)
Ebrima S. Dem, African youth Initiative on Climate Change, and Global Unification YOUNGO
Concern Universal, Civil Society and Climate Change MacKenzie Dove, Concern Universal, The Gambia and Senegal
pdf-icon ENVIRONMENT AND EDUCATION - INTRODUCTION OF ENVIRONNEMENTAL CLASSES INTO SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES ALL OVER OUR PLANET (100 kB) Georges Ilunga Kaponsola, Democratic Republic of Congo
15 September 2010
pdf-icon The Aarhus Convention as a tool for enhancing the role of the public in tackling climate change (158 kB) Alla Metelitsa, UNFCCC secretariat, on behalf of  UNECE
pdf-icon Implementation of Article 6 of the Convention in Africa (79 kB) Keemenao Sampisi, Botswana
pdf-icon SENSIBILISATION DES DECIDEURS GUINEENS SUR LE CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE (85 kB) Joseph Sylla, Guinea
pdf-icon Public Participation (248 kB) Fatou Gaye, Article 6 National Focal Point , The Gambia
pdf-icon Implementation of Article 6 of the UNFCCC in Tanzania (842 kB) D.M. Sagata, Vice President’s Office, Tanzania.
pdf-icon Journalists’ Training on Climate Change Reporting in Zambia
(101 kB)
Tibaire Emmanuel, Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources Lusaka, Zambia
pdf-icon Lesotho Case Study (848 kB) Motebang Lebusa, Lesotho
pdf-icon Public Awareness through Pro-poor projects (638 kB) Innocent Musabyimana Minela, Rwanda
pdf-icon RENFORCEMENT DES CAPACITES POUR LA MISE EN OEUVRE DES ACTIVITES DE CHANGEMENTS CLIMATIQUES AU MALI (750 kB) Birama Diarra, Division Recherche et Développement, Mali
pdf-icon Climate Change Services in Swaziland (568 kB) Hlob'sile Sikhosana, Swaziland Meteorlogical Services
16 September 2010
pdf-icon CC:iNet - Survey Results
(142 kB)
Luis Davila, UNFCCC secretariat
pdf-icon Status of implementation of Article 6 of the Convention in Africa (804 kB) Enrica Melandri, UNFCCC secretariat