Regional Outreach Event in Pretoria, South Africa

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Date: 20 - 22 October 2013

Agenda: SREX Outreach Event South Africa

IPCC Working Group II, in collaboration with South Africas Department of Environmental Affairs, the University of Pretoria, the University of the Witwatersrand, and the Norwegian Government, have organized a regional outreach event as a means to inform about the possible impacts of and options for managing the risks of climate extremes and disasters, as assessed in the IPCC Special Report.

The goal of the proposed meeting is to discuss the SREX assessment of extreme events in the context of Southern Africa. In order to cover regions and a wide range of topics, several sessions will be hosted to discuss regional matters, focusing on policy and implementation, major science findings, implications for local communities, and the need for climate information and services.




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