Main Events

Title Date and Place
01 AFRICA CLIMAT Week

Africa Climate Week (ACW) 2022 is a regional collaboration platform to explore resilience against climate risks, the transition to a low-emission economy, and partnerships to solve pressing challenges. The event is a key step on the road to the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 27) in November.

ACW 2022 is hosted by the Government of Gabon. It is organized by the UNFCCC, in collaboration with the UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and the World Bank Group. Partners in the region include the African Union (AU), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

Regional climate weeks engage and empower stakeholders to drive climate action across countries, communities, and economies. Working together opens opportunities to advance climate action, address social inequalities, and invest in development that is good for humanity and nature.

Dates: 02 Sept

Venue: LIBREVILLE-GABON

02 CLIMTAG

Atelier régional de formation sur l’outil de service climatique pour l’agriculture
(CLIMTAG) en Afrique : De l’échelle régionale à l’échelle locale

CLIMTAG, le CLimate InforMation Tool for AGriculture, vise à fournir aux décideurs du
secteur agricole des informations climatiques opérationnelles, par exemple sur le début
de la saison des pluies ou la durée d’une période de sécheresse. Cet outil en ligne
fonctionne au niveau national et visualise les informations climatiques passées, présentes
et futures, ce qui permet à ses utilisateurs d’évaluer la gravité des changements
climatiques à venir, de concevoir des mesures d’adaptation nationales solides (qui
peuvent faire partie des plans d’adaptation nationaux) ou de soutenir les demandes de
fonds climatiques internationaux.

Dates:05-07 Sept

Venue: THIES-SENEGAL

03 EUMETSAT USERS FORUM

The forum is organised in collaboration with the National Meteorological and Hydrological Service (NMHS) of the host country, together with relevant governmental institutions and ministries who also act as hosts.

Representatives from the African National Meteorological Services, the African Regional Economic Communities, the African Union Commission, the European Commission, industry and other institutions attend the forum.

There are multiple sessions involving discussions on EUMETSAT products and services, the Satellite Application Facilities (SAFs), and information dissemination. On top of this, specific sessions take place to exchange views and discuss with users how EUMETSAT could best promote the use of meteorological satellite data in Africa.

The programme normally includes a thematic session on, for example, hydrology, climate, the mitigation of natural disasters and other, relevant topics.

The 15th EUMETSAT User Forum in Africa is organised in collaboration with the Tanzanian Meteorological Authority, under the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications of the United Republic of Tanzania and will take place 13-16 September 2022 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

 

Dates:13 -16 Sept 2022

Venue: Darussalam Tanzanie

04 PRESAC 16

The Regional Seasonal Climate Prediction Forum is a platform that brings together experts from the
climate, media and actors in sectors sensitive to climate impacts to analyse information
national, regional and global, produce and exchange seasonal forecasts to ensure resilience
disasters in Central Africa. Through exchanges and interaction with users and actors
the implications of forecasting on socio-economic sectors (e.g.
agriculture, water and disaster management…) and explores potential uses of prediction. The
strengthen links and networks between climate service providers and climate
user sectors,

The pre forum will be held in the first week of october and the Forum during the third week of october.

Dates: Fin Octobre

Venue: Kigali-Rwanda

05 COP 27

The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the UNFCCC will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

COP 27 was originally expected to take place from 8-20 November 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, COP 26 was rescheduled from November 2020 to November 2021. As a result, COP 27 will take place from 7-18 November 2022.

We will update this page when the agenda for COP 27 is announced.

Dates:06-18 Novembre

Venue: Sharme Eilshare Egypte

 

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