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Dec 21

3 Takeaways from the Glasgow Climate Conference for Adaptation in Africa

The outcomes of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow have seen mixed reactions. Kulthoum Omari Motsumi, Special Advisor to the Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI) reflects on the most relevant outcomes for adaptation in Africa in this blog.

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Nov 21

The African Adaptation Initiative (AAI) Champion calls for a “Marshall Plan for climate” at the Cop26 World Leaders Summit

During the World Leaders Summit (1-2 November 2021) at the 26th Conference of the Parties (CoP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), His Excellency Ali BONGO ONDIMBA, President of the Gabonese Republic, Champion of the African Adaptation Initiative (AAI) highlighted how Gabon is committed to being one of the most carbon-positive country in the world and called on countries that contribute the most to global greenhouse gas emissions to increase their ambitions in line with the 1.5 degrees Celsius goal.

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Apr 21

Leaders’ Dialogue on Africa COVID-Climate Emergency

The Leaders’ Dialogue on the Africa Covid-Climate Emergency is being convened on 6 April 2021 by the African Development Bank and GCA, in close collaboration with the United Nations and Africa Adaptation Initiative. It brings together African Heads of States and Governments, bilateral partners, heads of international organizations and development agencies. The Dialogue serves as a platform to present Africa’s needs to the global community to scale up and speed up actions, financing and partnership.

Livestreaming here

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Mar 21

GCA signs Memorandum of Understanding with African Adaptation Initiative

The African Adaptation Initiative and GCA consolidated their partnership with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to support African leadership to accelerate climate change adaptation across the continent.