• 13
    Sep
    2010
  • 17
    Sep
    2010
Workshop
African workshop on Article 6 of the Convention - 2010

Time:

01:00 - 00:59

Venue:

Banjul

City:

Banjul

Country:

Gambia

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

One UN Training Service Platform on Climate Change - UN CC:Learn (1089 kB)

Amrei Horstbrink, CC:Learn Secretariat

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

Climate Change Public Awareness in Egypt (1745 kB)

Omniah Hegazy, Climate Change Central Department Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency

African Regional Workshop on Article 6 of the Convention, The Gambia, January 2004 (208 kB)  

Fatou Gaye, Article 6 National Focal Point, The Gambia

Presentation on public awareness (208 kB)

Elsie Imaikop, Nigeria

Implementation of Article 6 in Zimbabwe (667 kB)

Kundishora Mpandaguta, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Management

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

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

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

Climate4Classrooms (838 kB)

Christopher Palmer, British Council

From research to action: Africa Talks Climate (785 kB)

Debo Akande, Manager British Council, Nigeria

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

Amrei Horstbrink, CC:Learn Secretariat

UNESCO Initiative on Climate Change Education (767 kB)

Alla Metelitsa, UNFCCC secretariat, on behalf of UNESCO

UN CC:Learn Pilot Projects (133 kB)

Amrei Horstbrink, CC:Learn Secretariat

Growing Together in a Changing Climate - UN Interagency Framework (1483 kB)

Luis Davila, UNFCCC secretariat

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

National Environmental Education and Awareness Initiative
(1286 kB)

Anastasia Muiti, National Enviromental Management Authority, Kenya

Climate Change and Development - Adapting by REducting Vulnerability (CC-DARE) Programme (1956 kB)

Bubu Pateh Jallow, UNEP

The UNFCCC Fellowship Programme (525 kB)

Enrica Melandri, UNFCCC secretariat

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

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

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

Implementation of Article 6 of the Convention in Africa (79 kB)

Keemenao Sampisi, Botswana

SENSIBILISATION DES DECIDEURS GUINEENS SUR LE CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE (85 kB)

Joseph Sylla, Guinea

Public Participation (248 kB)

Fatou Gaye, Article 6 National Focal Point , The Gambia

Implementation of Article 6 of the UNFCCC in Tanzania (842 kB)

D.M. Sagata, Vice President’s Office, Tanzania.

Journalists’ Training on Climate Change Reporting in Zambia
(101 kB)

Tibaire Emmanuel, Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources Lusaka, Zambia

Lesotho Case Study (848 kB)

Motebang Lebusa, Lesotho

Public Awareness through Pro-poor projects (638 kB)

Innocent Musabyimana Minela, Rwanda

RENFORCEMENT DES CAPACITES POUR LA MISE EN OEUVRE DES ACTIVITES DE CHANGEMENTS CLIMATIQUES AU MALI (750 kB)

Birama Diarra, Division Recherche et Développement, Mali

Climate Change Services in Swaziland (568 kB)

Hlob'sile Sikhosana, Swaziland Meteorlogical Services

16 September 2010

CC:iNet - Survey Results
(142 kB)

Luis Davila, UNFCCC secretariat

Status of implementation of Article 6 of the Convention in Africa (804 kB)

Enrica Melandri, UNFCCC secretariat

Language:

English