18 May 2021, from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm CET (via Zoom)
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This conference brings together political stakeholders and representatives from academia, civil society and media from Africa and Europe to highlight the urgent need for an ambitious climate policy rooted in solidarity. Relations between the two continents and ways in which they can act together will form the main focus of the conference, taking into account the demands of civil society.
Facilitation: Christine Mhundwa
11:15 am Panel Discussion
Solving the climate crisis and the corona crisis together: Pursuing climate goals and strengthening resilience
Dr Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana, Member of the European Parliament, Greens/EFA
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, President of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad (AFPAT)
Pia Jorks, Head of Policy, Klimadelegation e.V.
Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture
Ovais Sarmad, UNFCCC Deputy Executive Secretary
2:00 pm Workshops
Shaping Energy Cooperation in Africa to Leapfrog towards 100% Renewable Energies
The Hydrogen Hype: Neo-Colonialism or Development Opportunities?
More Money Well Spent: Climate Finance Priorities from an African and European Civil Society Perspective
Climate-Induced Migration -- Closing the Risk Gap
Youth Activism for Climate Justice
4:30 pm End
The project "Towards an open, fair and sustainable Europe in the world – EU Presidency Project 2020-2022" is funded by the European Union and implemented by the Association of German Development and Humanitarian Aid NGOs (VENRO), the Portuguese Non-Governmental Development Organizations Platform (Plataforma Portuguesa das ONGD), the Slovenian NGO Platform for Development, Global Education and Humanitarian Aid (SLOGA), and the European NGO confederation for relief and development (CONCORD).
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