French Embassy holds dialogue on climate change




The French Embassy in Nigeria will Thursday hold a dialogue on climate change with the theme: “Are we doing enough in the fight against climate change?”

This was disclosed in a press statement by the French Embassy in Lagos.

The statement read in part: “The French Embassy in Nigeria invites all interested stakeholders and citizens of Lagos to participate in a conversation about the fight against climate change in Africa, and how to improve environmental cooperation between Nigeria and France.”

The statement listed the moderators at the dialogue, scheduled for 2-4pm, to include Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, and Senior Researcher at the CIRAD, Dr Tancrède Voituriez.

Similarly, the members of the panel of discussion include Muhammad Buhari of Inter Campus Alliance for Sustainable Cities (ICASC), Rachel Ikemeh of South West Niger Delta Project, Amara Nwankpa of Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation, and Architect Director of the CmDesign Atelier
Africa-France Summit 2021, Tosin Kehinde Oshinowo.

The statement reads in part: “The Lagos meeting is one of such to prepare agenda for the New Africa-France Summit in Montpellier, holding in July 2021.

“The New Africa-France Summit, which will take place in Montpellier in July 2021, will create a unique opportunity for youth from all over Africa to exchange with the French President, Emmanuel Macron, without taboo, about topics engaging France and Africa together such as Climate Change, Innovation, Health, Restitution of cultural Heritage and Contemporary Creativity.”

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