March 3, 2017: World Wildlife Day

10 May 2017. World Migratory Bird Day is an Annual Global Celebration. With the 2017 theme "Their Future is our Future", WMBD will throw light on the topic of "Sustainable Development for Wildlife and People". Read more…

About the partnership

The Congo Basin Forest Partnership was launched by Colin Powell at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg as a voluntary multi-stakeholder initiative. The Partnership brings together some 85 partners, including African countries, donor agencies and governments, international organizations, NGOs, scientific institutions and the private sector. Read more...

CBFP News

Worldmigratorybirdday: World Migratory Bird Day. 10 May 2017

All the activities organized for World Migratory Bird Day are united by a common theme. With the 2017 theme "Their Future is our Future", WMBD will throw light on the topic of "Sustainable Development for Wildlife and People".

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worldmigratorybirdday: 10 May 2017: World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was initiated in 2006 and is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It has a global outreach and is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.

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GCF: Invitation for Thirteenth Round of Application for Accreditation as an Observer Organization to the Green Climate Fund.

 Following the GCF’s Governing Instrument and Rules of Procedures of the Board, which encourage accredited observer organizations to designate representatives to attend meetings of the Board, the Co-Chairs of the GCF Board invite civil society organizations (CSOs), private sector organizations (PSOs), and international entities (IEs), wishing to obtain observer status, to apply for accreditation.Applications for accreditation as an observer organization should be submitted by Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 18.00 KST (UTC+09.00) to the following address: observers@gcfund.org.

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GCF: GCF 101 – New guide on how to access the Green Climate Fund

Songdo, 18 Apr 2017. The Green Climate Fund launches “GCF 101” – a new web-based guide that provides Partners with detailed information on how to access the Fund’s resources. The guide aims to help GCF stakeholders better navigate the many elements of engaging with the Fund.

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OECD-Climate Change Adaptation and Financial Protection. Synthesis of Key Findings from Colombia and Senegal

These tools and instruments, collectively known as financial protection, can help people cope with the impacts of climate-related disasters, reduce costs of recovery and reconstruction, and encourage risk reduction. Linking financial protection and climate adaptation in development planning and policy has the potential to increase the resilience of affected communities.

 

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africatime : Cameroon and EU enter agreement for better management of forest resources

APA-Douala (Cameroon) - The Cameroon Government and the European Union (EU) have signed a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (APV) to improve forest resources management through closer monitoring of logging activities, corroborating sources said on Wednesday .

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RECEIAC: Journalists and communicators acquire outreach tools on climate change and REDD+

Douala (Cameroon), 5 to 7 April 2017 - The network of communicators on the environment and information in Central Africa (RECEIAC) held a workshop. The sub regional workshop aimed to strengthen the capacities of journalists and communicators in the field of climate change and REDD+ for sustainable management of ecosystems in the Congo Basin.

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PACO-SSIP: small grants available for biodiversity protection and local development

The Small Scale Initiative Programme (SSIP) has launched a new call for project proposals. The goal of this programme is to strengthen the civil society in Central and West Africa by supporting the implementation of biodiversity protection and local development projects.

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UICN: Country Coordinator, Stabilizing Land Use Project. Closing date: 30 April 2017

Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button. Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST).

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GCF: Invitation for Thirteenth Round of Application for Accreditation as an Observer Organization to the Green Climate Fund.

Applications for accreditation as an observer organization should be submitted by Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 18.00 KST (UTC+09.00) to the following address: observers@gcfund.org.

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SSIP: small grants available for biodiversity protection and local development

The Small Scale Initiative Programme (SSIP) has launched a new call for project proposals. The goal of this programme is to strengthen the civil society in Central and West Africa by supporting the implementation of biodiversity protection and local development projects. Short listing of a concept note followed by submission of full proposal before September 15th, 2017 latest. 

 

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greenclimate.fund: Vacancies

GCF values diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religion, disability, or similar other attributes. If you are motivated by our mandate and believe your profile could be of value to the Fund, consult the current opportunities below. 

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Call for Papers: World Symposium on Climate Change Policies and Governance, Manchester, UK 12th - 14th September 2017

Climate policies and climate governance systems both at a national and international level, have been formalized thanks partly due to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and due to peer pressure posed by the countries keen to implement climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies.

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UICN: Country Coordinator, Stabilizing Land Use Project

...  He/she should ensure that project outcomes are fed into current debates and challenges related to the implementation of international Conventions like the CBD Aichi Targets, REDD+/INDCs, FIP, etc. Closing date: 30 April 2017

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AW- Social Media Officer

The Social Media Officer will play a key role on our marketing team, focusing on managing social media communities, creating and analyzing social media content, and furthering AWF’s value proposition as Africa’s conservation leader across the continent.

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Conservation Leadership and Management Program

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is now accepting applications for the 2017-2019 class of the Conservation Leadership and Management Program (CLMP). CLMP is an intensive, two-year program that offers recent master's degree graduates the opportunity to launch their careers in African conservation while working alongside AWF's conservation leaders both at the organization's Nairobi headquarters and in priority landscapes across Africa.

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