EVENT: Outreach on the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report in Ethiopia and Uganda
CDKN collaborated with the Governments of Ethiopia and Uganda to bring the key messages of the Fifth Assessment Report to audiences at two events in August.
The events, held in Kampala and Addis Ababa, formed part of a series of six events throughout July-August 2014 in African and Asian countries, which aimed to facilitate discussions among leaders in government, academia, business and civil society on the implications of the Fifth Assessment for their national context. Expert authors from the IPCC presented and discussed a ranged of topics during the high-profile event.
Date: 18 – 19 August 2014
United Nations Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The keynote address was given by H.E. Mr Alemayehu Tegenu, Minister, Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy. The full list of speakers can be found here: Ethiopia Outreach and the agenda here. Ethiopia IPCC AR5 Agenda
A report on the event, written by CDKN Africa’s Claire Mathieson, can also be read.
Date: 21-22 August 2014
Hotel Africana, Plot 2-4 Wampewo Avenue, Kampala , Uganda
The keynote speaker was Minister of State Flavia Munaaba, joined by expert IPCC authors.
Throughout the session, there was ample interactive question-and-answer sessions with the audience. List of speakers for the Uganda event
The event was preceded by local media training and followed by a Young Scientists’ seminar.