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Media workshop on the fifth assessment report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

31 October 2014

 

The Department of Environmental Affairs, will on Sunday, 09 November 2014, in collaboration with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), host a media workshop on the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) and South Africa’s climate change story.

The workshop aims to communicate the findings of the AR5 and the operations of the IPCC in preparing the Report.  The Department of Environmental Affairs will present information on international negotiations and context on South Africa’s climate change developments.

The workshop precedes the Department’s Climate Change Response Dialogue, which will take place from 10 – 13 November 2014. The IPCC will host a series of sessions on the science of climate change reporting in parallel to the Climate Change Response Dialogue.

Workshop details:

Date:    Sunday, 09 November 2014

Venue:  Environment House, 473 Steve Biko Rd, Arcadia, Pretoria (Corner Steve Biko Rd and Soutpansberg Road)

Time:    Registration: 08:00 – 09:15

            Workshop: 09:30 – 14:30

Please confirm attendance by Wednesday, 05 November 2014 as space is limited

Programme:

Please click on the link below to access the programme

>>Programme for media workshop at South Africa IPCC outreach event.

To RSVP kindly contact:

Thembile Ngcobo
Tel: 012 3999 986  or 
Cell: 071 2736 102 or  
E-mail: tngcobo@environment.gov.za

Janine Hambury
Tel: 012 399 9975
Cell: 082 643 1609 or
E-mail: jhambury@environment.gov.za

For media enquiries contact:

Albi Modise
Cell: 083 490 2871