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Africa Climate Summit

Learn more about the upcoming Africa Climate Summit, set to spotlight Africa’s development agenda and influence in the shifting global geopolitical landscape. The summit will focus on driving green growth and climate finance solutions for Africa and the world.

Africa Shifting

Learn more about the Africas momentous opportunity for green development, increasing global momentum and accelerating climate development solutions.

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September 11, 2023

G20 Leaders’ Summit Declaration: Key Takeaways and Missed Opportunities

The recently released G20 Leaders' Summit Declaration following the Indian G20 Presidency announcement signifies a…
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September 6, 2023

Nairobi Declaration: Africa’s Demands and Aspirations in the Climate Fight

The Nairobi Declaration, born out of the Africa Climate Summit, outlines a set of key…
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September 6, 2023

African Parliamentarians on Africa’s Solutions

A group of parliamentarians from African countries are discussing important issues like climate change, the…
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September 6, 2023

Africa Climate Summit – Day 2 Highlights

Day 2 at the Africa Climate Summit opened with a flurry of commitments, calls to…

The Africa Climate Summit can shift the continents development trajectory and the global energy transition.

Experts say that Africa is on the precipice of leap frogging into a renewable energy era

  • Investing in renewable resources in Africa equals profit, sustainable development and aligns with global climate goals
  • Adaptation is central to Africa’s green growth pathway, and global north countries must uphold their adaptation finance commitments
  • Value addition to “critical” minerals is essential for the energy transition, and must occur before export, to bolster Africa’s economic standing.
  • Explainers and background briefings

    Climate DiplomacyExplainedFinance
    July 24, 2023

    Holding Wealthy Nations Accountable: The ‘Consumer Pays’ Principle for Biodiversity Loss

    In the face of increasing biodiversity loss across the globe, researchers and environmental experts are…
    June 2, 2023

    Explained: Assessing the IMF’s Commitment to Climate Action, From Ambition to Reality

    In this deep dive: What role should the International Monetary Fund (IMF) play in responding…
    June 2, 2023

    Explained: Why Are Billions of Dollars in IMF Reserves Sitting Unused at a Time of Need?

    In this deep dive: What are the limitations of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)? What…

    Key Event Dates in 2023

    21-23 April

    Spring World Bank / IMF meetings

    Washington DC, USA

    5-15 June

    UNFCCC Intersessional Negotiations

    Bonn, Germany

    19-21 May

    G7 Meeting

    Hiroshima, Japan

    22-23 June

    French Climate Finance Summit

    Paris, France

    4-6 September

    African Union leader’s Summit

    Nairobi, Kenya

    8-9 September

    G20 Leaders Summit

    New Delhi, India

    12-30 September

    UN General Assembly

    New York, USA

    20 September

    SDGs summit/UNSG climate summit

    New York, USA

    13-15 October

    Annual World Bank / IMF meetings

    Marrakech, Morocco

    30 November - 2 December

    UNFCCC Conference of Parties 28 (COP28)

    Dubai, UAE


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