Climate Chance Summit – Africa 2021

Conference of the Convenant of Mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa (CoM SSA)

Opening session of CoM SSA day – Financing climate and multi-level governance

This session will aim to:

  • Advocate for better access to climate finance at the level of local authorities in Africa
  • Strengthen multi-level governance for the implementation of international climate change objectives
  • Take into account the local and regional levels in the definition of the NDCs and the objectives of the COP26
  • Anchor the CoM SSA initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa with relevant actors (including civil society and the private sector).

This Plenary will be moderated by:


Mr. Frédéric Vallier, Secretary General, CEMR


  • Ms. Soham El Wardini, Mayor of Dakar
  • Yaou Méry, Head of the climate change department of the Ministry of Environment of Togo
  • Mr. Luc Sétandji Atrokpo, President of the National Association of Mayors of
  • Mr. Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane Ba, Director CDG Senegal (Caisses des Dépôts et
    de Gestion)Bekale
  • Mr. Seyni Nafo, Coordinator of the African Adaptation Initiative (AAII) and
    Ambassador of Climate of Mali
  • Ms. Kobie Brand, Director ICLEI-Africa
  • Mr. Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, Secretary-General UCLG-Africa
  • M. Ignace Ouorou, Mayor of Copargo, Benin

With the support of :