Conference Summary and Recommendations
The Third Conference on Climate Change and Development in
The Third conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-II) was held from 21 -23 October 2013 at the United Nations Conference Center inAddis Ababa, Ethopia. The meeting brought together more than 600 delegates from African Member States, Regional Economic Communities, River Basin Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations, Policy makers, the private sector , academia , research practitioners and development partners. The conference was jointly organized by three Climate for Development in Africa(Climdev-Africa) partners, the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB), supported by the United Nations family and development partners.
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Provisional Statement on Status of Climate in 2013:
Continuing high temperatures globally and many climate extremes worldwide
The WMO Provisional *Status of the Climate in 2013* statement was completed and
released on the 13th November. The information was presented in two press
conferences held simultaneously, one given by the WMO Secretary General in
Geneva and one given by the WMO Deputy Secretary General in Warsaw, Poland
at the COP19, and was very well received. Please note that the provisional
statement is a shorter summary than the full statement will be, and so more
- and more detailed - information will be provided then.
You may find a link to the provisional statement press release (which
includes a link to the full statement) here:
The full report is expected to be published and released toward the end of