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7th International Green Business Forum

May 17-19, 2016

Pointe-Noire (Republic of the Congo)

From 17 to 19 May 2016, the 7th International Green Business Forum will be held in Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo.

The ENERGIES 2050 association is a partner of this high level forum which will bring together, as in previous editions, more than 500 actors from all over the world to discuss the issue of:

Innovation and technology for the development of the green economy in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Context (excerpt from the scoping note):

The aim of the International Green Business Forum (FIGB) is to develop knowledge of the major challenges of the green economy in Central Africa, with a focus on initiatives in this area in the region.

The forum also aims to promote the exchange of information and good practices, promote free discussion around the challenges of implementing the green economy and facilitate meetings to develop international exchanges by inviting members of Governments, the public sector, academics, investors, entrepreneurs and representatives of civil society.

Its main objectives are:
  • The promotion of technologies applied to thematic areas such as climate, town planning, agriculture, entrepreneurship, renewable energy, investments, financing and culture
  • Recognition of the importance of the central role of development and technology transfer as a vehicle for the green economy in Africa
  • Better coordination in the implementation of science, technology and innovation policies with sectoral policies such as spatial planning and development, housing, climate, investment, Culture, agriculture and entrepreneurship

List of events and conferences where ENERGIES 2050 will also be present:

Tuesday 17 May 2016

14h00-15h00

 

Plenary: From Paris to Marrakech … the Paris Climate Accord confronted with the challenges of implementation, challenges and opportunities for Africa.

Tuesday 17 May 2016

15h15-16h15

 

Round table 1: Beyond the Paris agreement in 2015: What is the record and what climate solutions for Africa?

Speakers:
  • Stéphane POUFFARY, ENERGIES 2050
  • Didier MAVOUENZELA, Consular Chamber of Pointe-Noire
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  • A large industrial company
Speakers:
  • Honoré TABUNA, ECCAS
  • Stéphane POUFFARY, ENERGIES 2050
  • Hindu Oumarou, Association of Indigenous Peoples Women of Chad (AFPAT)
  • Gervais ITSOUA, African Negotiating Group
  • Gervais MADZOUS, COMIFAC
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ENERGIES 2050 will also organize a workshop for decision-makers on the sidelines of the forum, by invitation, on Tuesday 17 May at 5 pm, at the Victory Palace Hotel (23 Bouvanzi Street), on the theme of:

“Africa at a crossroads: Transforming the challenges of sustainable development under climatic constraints into opportunities for a successful, innovative and solidarity-based entrepreneurship in Africa”

Useful documents:

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Useful links:

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http://www.figb-pnr.com/

Website of the International Green Business Forum

http://www.figb-pnr.com/#!partenaires/qtrg7

List of International Green Business Forum partners
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