Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on Thursday, August 26, 2021, GGGI organized the second breakfast session on the latest IPCC report. This activity is part of the preparation of COP 26 for civil society organization.
The climate breakfast sessions aim to get CSOs, and other stakeholders informed about all activities around the CoP 26.
This breakfast was attended by Dr Mallé FOFANA, Country Representative of GGGI, Dr DJE Kouakoua Bernard, National focal point of IPCC, M. KOUTOUA Claude from CGECI (Private sector), Ms. Carole ATTOUGBRE, Head of trade at the British Embassy and CSO representatives
Dr Mallé gave the opening words by insisting on the importance that the GGGI gives to these sessions in order to inform CSOs and make updates on CoP26
The second session was held around the theme, “Decryption of the IPCC report: role of the private sector in the fight against climate change”
Dr DJE Kouakoua Bernard, National focal point of IPCC presented the keys findings from IPCC report. He showed the necessity to take action for the climate based on the report.
Mr Koutoua presented the private sector initiatives relating to the fight against climate change. Ms. Attoungbré returned to the trade agreement between Great Britain and Côte d’Ivoire which promotes access to the British market for products from responsible and sustainable companies. CSOs asked questions of understanding about the funding opportunities from UK Embassy.
The session ended with GGGI’s words of thanks to the participants and information for the next activities in the project. This second climate breakfast session are part of the project: “Empowering Local Non-State Actors and vulnerable communities for climate action and resilience in Côte d’Ivoire” funded by OSIWA and implemented in Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire.