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African Regional Major Groups and Stakeholders Consultative Meeting,
21-22 October 2010, Nairobi, Kenya

 

 

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The aim of the 12th African MGSF is to provide a platform for exchange and consultation among civil society on key environmental issues, in preparation for the 12th Global Civil Society Forum (GCSF), to be held from 18-19 February 2011, prior to the 26th Session of UNEP’s Governing Council/ Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC/GMEF); and to facilitate Major Groups' contribution to the GC/GMEF and other international environmental forums.

Objectives

  • Provide a platform for exchanges on major environmental issues, including International Environmental Governance (IEG), RIO+20preparation processes as well as green economy and sustainable consumption and production;
  • Discuss and reach a consensus on key messages and recommendations from Africa for the IEG consultation meeting in October 2010 in Geneva and GMGSF;
  • Brief the African MGS on key regional environment processes: Outcomes of AMCEN 13 and ongoing work on climate change, Health and Environment, AEO-3.

Expected outcomes

  • A synthesis of key messages and recommendations of the Regional Consultation Meeting for Africa in preparation for the 12th
  • GMGSF – Africa regional Statement
  • Selected African representatives to the GMGSF in 2011
  • Enhanced collaboration in the delivery of UNEP programme in Africa;
  • Greater engagement of African MGS in key environmental issues/debates at regional and global level.
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Contacts:

David Ombisi ,
Asssociate Programme Officer,
Regional Office for Africa
david.ombisi@unep.org
 

 

 

 

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