Climate Chance Summit – Africa 2021

Climate Chance Summit 2021 Closing Plenary – Highlights and key messages from the Summit : On the road to COP26

Climate Chance Summit 2021 Closing Plenary

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The road so far, the road ahead:

Drawing from the various sessions of the Climate Chance Summit Africa 2021, the Closing Plenary will be a moment to reflect on the road so far, and the way ahead en route to COP26, and even COP27 which is expected to take place in Africa. The is session will present the key outcomes of the Summit, notably covering the important initiatives presented over the 3 days, with members of the coalitions preseenting their latest acheivements.

Gathering a panel of high-level speakers, including the Mayor of Dakar, the Executive Secretary of the World Water Forum, and others, this session will set the pace and the priorities for the events to come in the following months, for the entire  community of non-state actors engaged in Climate Action, with the overarching aim of furthering climate change mitigation and adaptation on the African continent.  

Featured Speakers :


Thibault de Lambert

Secretary General of CODATU


Thierno Birahim Aw

Director General of CETUD


Marianne Malez

Director of Sustainable Cities and International Initiatives, FNAU


Ronan Dantec

President of the Climate Chance Association


Léonore Moncond’huy

Mayor of Poitiers, Vice President of Cités Unies France, and President in charge of climate dynamics of Cités Unies France


Abdoulaye Sene

Executive secretary of the World Water Forum Dakar 2022


Soham El Wardini

Mayor of Dakar


Fiona Napier

Africa Engagement Lead, Climate Champions Team, UNFCCC

  • Tanguy Gahouma-Bekale, President of the African Group of Negotiators on Climate Change, TBC