Reports & Briefings

Ahead of the EU-Africa summit taking place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on November 28-29, European and African NGOs working on climate change, energy and sustainable development jointly identify some important areas of cooperation to enhance European and African climate action.

We emphasise the urgency and seriousness of the climate change challenge, and call upon the two continents to work constructively together for the benefit of all people in particular and the planet in general.

We also stress that full respect for human rights, gender equality, local context, CSO participation, transparency and accountability need to be at the heart of the EU-African cooperation for climate action and sustainable development.

In our Joint Recommendations, CAN representations in Europe and Africa highlight a number of key outcomes that we regard as necessary to bolster cooperation, action and implementation so that the most vulnerable can overcome climate impacts and enjoy equal pursuit of sustainable development.

pdf Joint NGO Recommendations on climate change towards EU-Africa Summit (576 KB)  

pdf Recommendations des ONG Européennes et Africaines pour un sommet UE-Afrique (622 KB)



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