Webinar: Local and Indigenous Knowledge

 

INTRA­ACP GCCA+ PROGRAMME An initiative of the ACP Group of States funded by the European Union’s European Development Fund

 

 


How can Local and Indigenous Knowledge (LIK) strengthen adaptation and mitigation actions to Climate Change in ACP countries?


The Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (OACPS) and the Intra-ACP Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (Intra-ACP GCCA+) are pleased to invite you to a webinar focusing on Local and Indigenous Knowledge (LIK) and its role in tackling climate change in ACP countries, taking place on April 29th 2020 at 1pm (CEST).
 
The webinar will serve as a platform to share and stimulate discussion on the recently published policy paper “Can Local and Indigenous Knowledge strengthen adaptation and mitigation actions in ACP countries?”.

The main objectives of this webinar are:

 

  • To promote dialogue and raise awareness on the use of LIK for climate change adaptation and mitigation;
  • To identify success stories and research findings on the use of LIK for climate change adaptation and mitigation in ACP countries and regions; and
  • To share knowledge and foster representation of LIK holders/experts from ACP countries in international debates.

Speakers include representatives from UNESCO, IIPFCC, FERN,  ACP Secretariat, EU as well as representatives from African, Caribbean and Pacific countries.

Questions can be sent in advance ahead of this event to pendo.maro@acp.int, but you will also have the opportunity to ask your questions during the webinar itself. We would be grateful if you could register below. Once registered, you will receive the details/code to access the webinar.
 
The concept note, agenda and the policy paper can be downloaded from our website by clicking here.

 

 

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