Side event of the CBFP at the 14th Summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development in Geneva, Wednesday 24 January 2024, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. - Concept note

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This side event aims to delve deeper into the key take aways of the implementation of the Ndjamena Declaration on peaceful transhumance between the Sahel and northern equatorial Africa. The Event will present practical cases from the field and the country investment plans compendium adopted by the eight countries of the N'Djamena Declaration, in Yaoundé at the 2nd International Conference of the Ministers on Transhumance held in July 2023.

 

In addition, the’’ high-level political round table’’ will debate on the need to shape the framework for cross-border collaboration, and the regional transhumance dynamics. In the’’ feeds from the field panel’’, the Leaders and Coleaders of the geographic blocks (east, West, and Central) based on their field experience will bring to the fore, the different mechanisms / measures to wholistically tackle the gap between climate change, migration, biodiversity conservation, peace and security, local development, and preservation of cultural heritage.

 

The side event This session will pave way for the key actors from the’’ panel transhumance governance’’ to make recommendations on the way forward to curb the tide of the various ills attached to this high potential economic activity (lawlessness, traffic of all kinds, money laundry, kidnapping, peace and security, customs, human rights abuses…)

 

This session will open with the keynote speeches from selected high-profile actors in the transboundary transhumance and the migration fields. The take aways from the implementation of the Ndjamena Declaration on peaceful transhumance between the Sahel and northern equatorial Africa will set the tone for the’’ high-level political panel’’ composed of the top representatives of international organizations, who will discuss on the need to shape the framework for cross-border collaboration, and the regional transhumance dynamics. The’’ high-level political panel’’   shall be followed by the’’ feeds from the field panel’’, and the’’ panel transhumance governance.’’  The side event will end with the recommended priority actions to advocate for.

 

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