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From11 July 2014
in 1040 Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byCTA

*About the Brussels Briefings*

The ACP-EU technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA [1]),
the European Commission [2], the EU Presidency, the ACP Group [3],Concord
[4], and other partners organize *regular development Briefing sessions in
Brussels on key issues and challenges for rural development in the context of
EU/ACP cooperation*.
The*target group*of such Briefings is the wider ‘development’ community
in Brussels (EC services, European Parliament, NGOs and networks, ACP group,
EU Member States representatives…).

*Objectives of the Briefing on Resilience and Agribusiness in SIDS*

To improve information sharing and promote networking, the CTA, DG DEVCO from
the European Commission, the ACP Secretariat, and Concord organise bimonthly
briefings on key issues and challenges for rural development in the context
of EU/ACP cooperation. The Briefing on 11th July 2014 will address issues
related to vulnerabilities and opportunities for ACP small island economies.
It will: (i) raise awareness on economic challenges in SIDS; (ii) increase
exchange of information and expertise on economic and trade resilience of
SIDS; (iii) capture key messages from the Briefing for the upcoming SIDS
Conference in Samoa; and (iv) facilitate networking amongst development


From28 October 2015
Organised byPOLIMP

The *3rd POLIMP Webinar* will discuss the current state of play regarding
proposals for a new EU climate and energy governance framework for 2030,
providing viewers with the context needed to better understand the debate.

*Watch live [1]*


From14 June 2013
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropeaid C2 Unit: Climate Change, Environment, Natural Resources, Water

Lunch time Conference:

*Paving the way for climate compatible development: Global Climate
Change Alliance (GCCA) experiences in climate change mainstreaming*

Climate change is a global challenge that affects every sector of the economy
and all societies. It is not only an environmental problem but also a
development issue.

Mainstreaming climate change into development strategies is therefore one of
the main priorities of the Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA).

The GCCA supports more than 35 countries and 8 regions, with an envelope of
over €285 million. Over the years, lessons learned from mainstreaming in
Cambodia or Mozambique have triggered similar efforts in Myanmar or the

This conference will provide an insight into the GCCA’s wide ranging
programmes across the globe, and the ways in which climate change is
integrated in national development processes.

From25 October 2016
in 1049 Bruxelles (Belgium)
Organised byDG DEVCO Unit C2

This Infopoint Lunch-time conference [1] will provide fresh insight and
provide new data on the role that land and forests play in reaching 1.5°C.On
the eve of COP22 there are still major unanswered questions about the role
that land and forests play in emissions reductions commitments. How to ensure
the long-term global goal recognises the need to reduce emissions from land
use change or even increase the carbon sink (negative emissions) while
respecting social and environmental limits to land-based mitigation? How to
ensure that removals of CO2 do not dilute ambition to reduce fossil fuel


From25 May 2015
in Minsk (Belarus)
Organised byUNIDIO

Conference will present and discuss first results and experiences of the
Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production demonstration project implemented
by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) under the
EaP GREEN programme supporting the greening of economies in the eastern
partnership region. 

16 July 2013 to 19 July 2013
in Belize City (Belize)
Organised byThe Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) Intra-ACP Programme

The Africa Caribbean Pacific (ACP) Secretariat is pleased to announce that
the GCCA Intra-ACP Programme will hold its *First Regional Technical
Meeting *and the *Second Programme Steering Committee Meeting* on 16 - 17
July and 18 - 19 July, 2013 respectively, in Belize City, Belize.

9 August 2015 to 28 August 2015
in Oxford (United Kingdom)
Organised byJoint venture: Smith School at Oxford University and the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP)

The Oxford Adaptation Academy is a residential course that integrates three
learning themes:

-Participants' role as change makers, in their own careers and organisations

-Adaptation as a process linking climate science, vulnerability and decision

-Technical skills in analysing adaptation options and project development

For more information about the course, your stay at Brasenose College and the
fees - contact [1]


From18 December 2014
in B-1050 Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byThe Institute for European Studies

The Policy Forum is going to take stock of the Lima Conference and the role
of the EU in Lima and beyond. Have countries made significant and sufficient
progress towards a sensible and effective Paris agreement? What has been the
impact of the joint announcement of China and the US in November 2014 about
their future climate action (if any)? To what extent has the *EU achieved its
main objectives in Lima*? *What priorities for global and EU climate
diplomacy in 2015* can be identified at the end of 2014?

9 October 2017 to 12 October 2017
in Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)

23 April 2013 to 26 April 2013
in Kigali (Rwanda)
Organised byEuropean Commission, DG EuropeAid Unit Climate Change, Environment, Natural Ressources, Water (C2)