Regional Conference on Climate Change

United Nations Environment Programme ; United Nations Environment Programme Institutional authors (2010-07-13)

Regional Conference on “Impacts and adaptation to climate change in the WIO region: Solutions to the Crisis” 9-15 October 2010 in Grand Baie, Mauritius The Secretariat in collaboration with WIOMSA, African Union and the Government of Mauritius is organising a regional Conference on “Impacts and adaptation to climate change in the WIO region: Solutions to the Crisis” 9-15 October 2010 in Grand Baie, Mauritius. Climate change threatens to deepen vulnerabilities, erode hard-won gains, and seriously undermine prospects for Africa achieving the Millennium Development Goals. The conference will deliberate on key climate change issues that Africa needs to address to strengthen its efforts towards the development and implementation of a comprehensive framework of African Climate change programmes and associated sub-regional frameworks and to lay the foundation for low carbon economies.

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