The Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) Participation in the UNFCCC COP 23, 6 - 17 November 2017, Bonn (Germany)


The OSS will be present at the 23rd Annual Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in Bonn, Germany from November 6 to 17, 2017. Recently accredited as an African regional agency for implementation by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), but also since 2013, by the Adaptation Fund, the OSS, will welcome its beneficiaries and partners in its exhibition booth  to exchange on its projects and the assistance that OSS can provide to African entities in accessing Climate Finance. OSS and its partners will also organize side events on climate change mitigation and adaptation issues and how African countries can transition to a green economy​.

The stand is located in Bonn Zone, Exhibit area, Ground Floor, Booth F.13.01

​COP 23: OSS and its Partners SIDE EVENTS​

1- Increase adaptive capacity and reduce the vulnerability of the most vulnerable communities and ecosystems through a regional approach​, in partnership with​ IFDD, Adaptation Fund, GCF and OSS.
7 November 2017, 9.00- 11.00. Zone Bonn - Co7, Organisation internationale de la francophonie (OIF) Pavillon 

2- Integrated observations for mitigation and adaptation & Practical support to Parties​,  in partnership with the GEO, WMO, GCOS et l'OSS.
8 November 2017, 13.15 - 14.45, Bonn Zone , Meeting Room 11​

3- Water Action Day
10 November 2017, Bonn​ Zonne 
15.00 - 16.30 Breakout Session 1: Water knowledge to respond to climate uncertainty. Meeting Room 10
15.00 - 16.30 Breakout Session 3: Water for sustainable agriculture and food security. Meeting Room 7

4- Adaptation and Resilience of Communities and Local Populations of Sahelian Terroirs: Approach, Tools and Capacity Building for Negotiations in the Implementation of the Great Green Wall​, in partnership with​ Agence Pan-Africaine de la Grande Muraille Verte (APGMV),  Institut de la francophonie pour le développement durable (IFDD)​ 
13 November 2017, 15.00 - 16.30. Bonn ​Zonne - Co7,  Organisation internationale de la francophonie (OIF)​​ Pavillon 

5- Policy and finance to achieve transformation​,OSS in partnership with  Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and  Climate Policy Initiative, Inc (CPI)
13 November 2017, 18.30 - 20.00, Bonn Zone, Meeting Room 11
6- Gender Implementation in Climate Change Adaptation Policies & Projects in the Sahel​, in partnership with​ French Foreign office and Ecologic Transition Ministry and AfD. OSS Participation 
15 November 2017, 13.00 - 14.30, Bonn Zone, France Pavilion