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AMCEN on Climate Change
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Daily coverage - [ Mon, 25 ] - [ Tue, 26 ] - [ Wed, 27 ] - [ Thurs, 28 ] - [ Fri, 29 ]
Friday, 29 May
OPENING SESSION

Address by the Minister of Environment of Kenya -
H. E. Mr. John Michuki - [ download ]

Statement by Commissioner of the African Union Commission -
Madam Peace Rhoda Tumusiime
- [ download ]

Statement by the Executive Director of UNEP -
Mr Achim Steiner - [ download ]

Address by the Minister of Environment of Algeria -
H.E. Mr. Cherif Rhamani
- [ download ]

Address by the Minister of Environment of Norway -
H. E. Mr. Erik Solheim

Message from the the Youth
Trevor Gitonga, 12 year old
- [ download ]

Address by the Minister responsible for the Environment of France -
H. E. Jean-Louis Borloo
- [ English ] - [ Français ]

Address by Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Climate and Energy of Denmark
Mr. Thomas Becker - [ download ]

Statement by Executive Secretary of UNFCCC Secretariat -
Mr. Yvo de Boer
- [ download ]

Brief Statement on Forum on Sustainable Development -
H. E. Mr. Salifou Sawadogo
(Minister of Environment of Burkina Faso)

Opening Speech by the president of AMCEN and Minister of Water and Environment of South Africa -
H. E. Ms. Buyelwa Sonjica
- [ download ]

Statement by CEO, Mazda, United Arab Emirates
Dr. Sultan Al Jaber -
[ download ]

Statement by the Director General of the World Meteorological Organization -
J. Lengoasa

Statement by a representative of the Civil Society organization -
Mr. Mithika Mwenda, Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA)
-
[ download ]

 
CLOSED SESSION

Adoption of Agenda

Introduction of  the African High Level Expert Panel on Climate Change

Presentation and adoption of the report of the meeting of the Expert Group Segment – Chair (President of AMCEN’s representative)

Presentation of Africa’s Negotiating Position -  Chair of the African Group of Negotiators

Consideration of AMCEN’s Nairobi Declaration on Africa’s Process on Combating Climate Change

Consideration of decisions and recommendations submitted by Experts Group Segment

Consideration and adoption of the report of the Special Session

OPEN SESSION

Presentation of AMCEN’s Nairobi Declaration on Africa’s Process on Combating Climate Change

Invited brief statements

Closure of the meeting

Press Release:
Africa Needs Substantially Scaled-up Finance, Technology and Capacity-Building to Combat Climate Change
(29 May 2009)
 

Nairobi Declaration on the African Process for Combating Climate Change

Further Resources:
» Photo gallery - Ministerial Session
Speeches:
» Executive Director of UNEP -
Mr Achim Steiner