While Africa is responsible for only 4% of global greenhouse-gas emissions, 65% of the African population is considered to be directly impacted by climate change. This first regional edition of the One Planet Summit highlighted the unique role of Africa as a global partner facing both challenges and opportunities, in particular in the field of innovative solutions for adaptation and resilience. The Summit brought together high-level officials, CEOs and inspiring voices from youth, and civil society to showcase concrete achievements and breakthrough initiatives, and trigger new coalitions and commitments.

The participants announced the Africa Pledge, a serie of commitments to develop renewable energies and to protect biodiversity in Africa.

> Read the Africa Pledge chair summary

Heads of States and Governments, Ministers, Civil Society Organizations, Cooperation and Financial organizations, Research and Academic Institutions, Private Sector, and local communities, gathered in Nairobi, also called for action on the conservation and preservation of forets in Africa.

> Read Nairobi Call for Action on the conservation and preservation of forests in Africa

 

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Programme

> HIGH LEVEL SESSION DETAILED PROGRAMME

9AM – 10.50 AM: HIGH LEVEL SESSION

09:00 – 09:20 - Opening Ceremony – « OPS in Nairobi – setting the Scene » 

FIRST SESSION: NEW BUSINESS MODELS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY IN AFRICA 

09:20-09:25 - African Solutions: New Business Models

09:25-09:50 - Panel: Scaling-up Solutions

09:50-09:55 - High-Level Address: Adaptation & Resilience

 

SECOND SESSION: MAKING AFRICAN ECOSYSTEMS RESILIENT

09:55-10:00 - African Solutions: investing in one of Africa’s greatest assets, Conservation

10:00-10:30 - Panel: Cooperation for sustainable land use and forest protection

10:30-10:45 - Concluding Remarks

 

Signing Ceremony 11:00 to 11:30


 

12AM – 2PM: LUNCH & NETWORKING

> PITCH HUBS DETAILED PROGRAMME

ROOM NDOVU

ROOM KIFARU

Kenya Climat Innovation Center RWANDA INYERI COOKSTOVES
“COOKING TO COOL THE PLANET”
4POUR 1000 KENYA TEA DEVELOPMENT AGENCY & AFD
Eric Reynolds, CEO Inyenyeri
FACILITY ADAPT’ACTION AFD SCALING SOLAR PROJECT
Zambia and Ethiopia (IFC)
BUYERS’ CLUB TO REDUCE HFC EMISSIONS CLIMATE YOUTH INNOVATORS
(FINALISTS FOR WBG COMPETITION)
GLOBAL NDC IMPLEMENTATION PARTNERS
(GNI+)
DRAWING IN PRIVATE INVESTMENT FOR CLEAN ENERGY IN SENEGAL
MIKOKO*, CO-MANAGEMENT OF GREEN INFRASTRUCTURES
*Mangroves
BIG DATA FOR CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE
(KENYA GOVERNMENT’S AGRICULTURE OBSERVATORY)
LIVELIHOODS FUND - MT ELGON INITIATIVE SOLAR MAMAS
SUN CULTURE LION’S SHARE (UNDP)

 

12:00-2:00 - Deal Rooms (close door events)

 

2PM – 5.30PM: SECTORAL PANEL

> SECTORAL PANELS DETAILED PROGRAMME

Sectoral Panel
To build and strengthen OPS coalitions and to establish new  projects, sectoral panels will focus on the following themes:

2:00-3:00  

  • Innovative financing for scaling solar energy 
  • Alignment of Development Banks with the Paris Agreement and long term sustainable financing in Africa

3:15-4:15

  • Transforming NDCs into investments plans
  • Climate Investment Opportunities in Cities

4:30-5:30

  • Integrated Landscapes Management in Africa
  • Conservation and preservation of forests
     

 

Co-chairs

Drapeau Kenya      Drapeau France        Logo ONU     Logo World Bank

 

Partners

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