Climate Chance Summit Africa 2019

Accra, Ghana


The Climate Chance Summit – Africa 2019 will take place in Accra from October 16th until October 18th at the International Conference Center. It will be a wide gathering of 2000 non-state actors fighting climate change on the African continent, including local governments, businesses, trade unions, environmental NGO’s, farmers, women and youth organisations, researchers, etc. It will highlight the engagement of Ghana and more broadly the African actors in fighting climate change.

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The Climate Chance Summit - Africa will take place at the International Conference Center from 16 to 18 October. Many of our partners will organize side-events prior to the event.

  • Nana Akufo-Addo

    President of the Republic of Ghana

  • Jeffrey Sachs

    Special Advisor to the UN Secretary General on the SDGs and Director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development and of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

  • Hon Hajia Alima Mahama

    Minister of the Local Governments and Rural Development in Ghana.

  • Ronan Dantec

    Senator, UCLG Spokesperson on Climate and President of the Climate Chance Association,

  • Soham El Wardini

    Mayor of Dakar, Senegal.

  • Tomasz Chruszczow

    Special Envoy for Climate Change, High Level Champion for COP 24

  • Samira Bawumia

    Second Lady, Republic of Ghana

  • Bismark Baisie Nkum

    President of Nalag

  • Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi

    Secretary General of UCLG Africa.

  • Diana Acconcia

    Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union to Ghana, representing DG Climate Action

  • Mohammed Adjei Sowah

    Mayor of Accra, Ghana.

  • Mohamed Sefiani

    Mayor of Chefchaouen, Morocco.

  • Ambassador Stéphanie Rivoal

    Secretary General of the Summit Africa-France 2020.

  • Luc Gnacadja

    Member of Climate Chance Association, former Minister of the Environment, Housing and Urban Planning in Benin, former Executive Secretary of the UNCCD.

  • Kobie Brand

    Director of ICLEI Africa.