Event Reports

Scheduling of a workshop with Namibian Minister of Environment and Tourism and Namibian Environment Commissioner

Namibian Minister of Environment and Tourism Mr Pohamba Shifeta and the Namibian Environmental Commissioner Mr. Teo Ngitila plan to co-organize a Workshop on " the implementation of NDC in Namibia on the way to COP 23".

Statement and key messages by the african major groups and stakeholders to the sixteenth session of AMCEN

The statement was officially presented to AMCEN during the Ministerial Conference on 15 June 2017 at the Radisson Blu Conference Centre, Libreville, Gabon.

Meeting with Dr. Rosalie Matondo, Congolese Minister of Forestry, Sustainable Development and Environment

The Cameroon based Climate Policy and Energy Security Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) had an official meeting on the side of the 2017 AMCEN meeting (held in Libreville, Gabon from 12 – 16 June 2017) with Dr. Rosalie Matondo, the Congolese Minister of Forestry, Sustainable Development and Environment.

Workshop on "The State of Energy Security in Nigeria on the way to COP 23"

KAS, Climate Policy and Energy Security Programme for Subsaharan Africa hosts successful workshop on "The State of Energy Security in Nigeria on the way to COP 23" in Lagos Nigeria, from 1-3 June 2017

Meeting with Cameroonian traditional Kings: Royal Responsibility for Climate Change

The meeting, which was co-organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), took place on the 06 th of June 2017. A couple of topics were addressed, among which the travel experiences of the Cameroonian Kings and Princesses (from April 28 to May 9 in Germany), the Royal Responsibility for Climate Change and the involvement of traditional structures in international cooperation and Germano-Cameroon relations. The meeting was held in the offices of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Yaoundé.

Visit of the Cameroon Academy of Sciences to the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Yaounde

On the 26th May 2017 representatives of the Cameroon Academy of Sciences visited the new Konrad-Adenauer Office in Yaoundé in order to discuss future collaboration opportunities.

Roadmap for Sustainable Biofuels and Bioenergy in southern Africa

Regulatory Frameworks for Improved Development Potential

On Wednesday, 3rd of May 2017 at 16:30 the Regional Program for Climate Policy and Energy Security of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung together with the DROP Program at Stellenbosch University and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung National Office of South Africa contacted a Book Launch on sustainable Biofuels.

Green Urban Development Prospects in Africa

From 26th to 27th of April a delegation of African parliamentarians and city mayors visited Brussels in occasion of their one-week study tour to Europe, organized by Dr. Oliver Ruppel, Director of the KAS Regional Programme for Sub Saharan Africa. At an evening event, organized by the MNED Brussels, the participants discussed with Jens Gieseke, MEP and Diederick Zambon, Head of the Public Sector Sub-Saharan Africa of the European Investment Bank, on "Green Urban Development Prospects in Africa". This report gives a summary of the respective topics discussed on the event.

Book launch: "Roadmap for Sustainable Biofuels in southern AFrica: Regulatory frameworks for improved development?"

On 3rd May 2017, the Vice Rector Research and Innovation of Stellenbosch University, Prof. Dr. Eugene Cloete launched a newly published book called “Roadmap for Sustainable Biofuels in southern Africa: Regulatory frameworks for improved development?”. The legal and transdisciplinary book was edited by Prof. Dr. Oliver C. Ruppel and Dr. Holger Dix. The book launch was organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Regional Programme for Climate Policy and Energy Security for sub-Saharan Africa and held at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS).

Bürgermeister und Stadtplaner aus Subsahara-Afrika informieren sich über nachhaltige Stadtentwicklung

Eine Delegation aus Uganda, Ghana, Gambia, Tansania, Kamerun und Zimbabwe informiert sich über die Grundsätze integrierter klimagerechter und energieeffizienter Stadtentwicklung. In Gesprächen in Berlin, Brüssel und Essen werden entsprechende Projekte vorgestellt.

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

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