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African ministers preparatory meeting on desertification and climate change,
Nairobi, 22 - 23 October 2005

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The African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) is organising two preparatory meetings: one for the seventh Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (COP-7 of UNCCD) and another for the eleventh Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the first Meeting of the Parties of the Kyoto Protocol (COP-11 of UNFCCC and MOP-1 of Kyoto Protocol). They will be held in Nairobi on 22 nd and 23 rd October 2005 respectively.

The purpose of the preparatory meetings is to deliberate on issues of relevance to Africa that will be considered at the Conferences of the Parties. The COP-7 of UNCCD will be held in Nairobi from 17 to 28 October, while the COP-11 of the UNFCCC and MOP-1 of the Kyoto Protocol will be held in Montreal from 28 November to 9 December 2005 .

In addition, an extraordinary meeting of an Expanded Bureau of AMCEN will be held in Nairobi on 21 st October 2005 . The agenda for this meeting is to (i) consider issues pertinent to the above-mentioned Preparatory meetings for the COPs being held under the auspices of AMCEN; (ii) deliberate on the draft agenda and dates for the 11 th regular session of AMCEN to be held in Congo Brazzaville; (iii) discuss the progress made in the preparations of the Africa Environment Outlook-2 (AEO-2) report and its launch date; and (iv) briefly discuss an update on the linkages between AMCEN and the African Union Commission.

The following countries constitute the expanded Bureau of AMCEN: Libya (President of AMCEN), Central African Republic, Mali, Namibia, Sudan, Cote D'Ivoire, Uganda, Congo Brazzaville, Zambia, Algeria, Kenya and South Africa.

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SPECIAL SESSIONS

TITLE OF MEETING

VENUE

DATE

African Ministers Preparatory Meeting, UNCCD

Nairobi ( Kenya )

22 October 2005

African Ministers Preparatory Meeting, UNFCCC

Nairobi ( Kenya )

23 October 2005

2 nd special session

Maputo ( Mozambique )

9-10 June 2003

1st special session

Nairobi ( Kenya )

16 October 2001


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Extraordinary Meeting of the Expanded Bureau of AMCEN
Nairobi , 21st October 2005

WORKING DOCUMENTS

 

Eleventh meeting of the Ministerial Session, Brazzaville, 6 – 8 May 2006 Provisional agenda

English
Agenda Item 3 of the Extraordinary Meeting of the Bureau (21October 2005)
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Draft annotated provisional agenda of the Extraordinary Meeting of the Bureau of the
African Ministerial Conference on the Environment
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Agenda Item 6 of the Extraordinary meeting of AMCEN Bureau English
Provisional Agenda English


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Documents of the African Ministers Preparatory Meeting, UNCCD
Nairobi , 22 October 2005

REPORT

Report of the Preparatory meeting for the seventh session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

English

WORKING DOCUMENTS

Provisional agenda

English

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Documents of the African Preparatory Meeting, UNFCCC
Nairobi , 23 October 2005

REPORT

Report of the preparatory meeting for the eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol to the Convention

English

WORKING DOCUMENTS

Provisional agenda

English

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