Report for the Pre-AMCEN Major Groups and Stakeholders’ Forum/ Road to Paris Civil Society Consultative Workshop Held at Dusit Thani Lakeview Hotel, Cairo Egypt on 1st march, 2015

United Nations Environment Programme (2015-03-01)

PACJA in collaboration with UNEP Regional Office for Africa organized a ‘Pre-AMCEN Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum’ and ‘Road to Paris Civil Society Consultative’ workshop held at DusitDhani Lakeview Hotel, Cairo, Egypt on 1st March 2015.The workshop brought 65 CSOs representative from 23 African countries. The workshop was graced by Hon. Dr. Khaled Mohamed Fahmy Abdel Aal, Minister for Environment, Republic of Egypt and Hon. Dr. LailaIskandar, Minister of State for Urban Renewal and Informal Settlements, Republic of Egypt; Held ahead of the 15th session of the African Ministerial Conference on Environment, the workshop provided an opportunity for African civil society and stakeholders to join other actors from Africa in broad–based conversations aimed at taking stock of all climate change dialogue processes and the Post 2015 Sustainable Development Framework/Agenda as well as charting a common Civil Society position in the approaching UNFCCC COP21.