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State of Adaptation in Africa Report – The Africa Adaptation Initiative

The proposed side event will put center stage the pivotal Africa Adaptation Initiative - the initiative for Africa, which is driven and coordinated by Africa and which helps implementing solutions adapted to the local context. In particular, the event will launch the AAI’s State of Adaptation in Africa Report.


December 10, 11:00 - 12:00 | Pavilion

Tentative Agenda


Moderator – Welcoming Remarks and Intro (including a 2-minute video) Framing: key findings of the AAI Africa Adaptation Report


  • COP 28 Presidency – Why is adaptation important for COP 28
  • African Union Commission (AUC) – Africa, climate change adaptation and why the AAI is needed and endorsement at the highest political level.
  • DG-CLIMA, European Commission, or DG INTPA – EU’s priority areas in African countries and how EU action reflects on the key findings of the report
  • UNDP – UNDP’s partnership with AAI and UNDP priorities for the continent to meet commitments of the Paris Agreement and build resilience to climate and other interconnected crises
  • AAI Technical Coordinator – State of Adaptation in Africa Report – implications for the continent


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