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Climate, Conflict & Demography in Africa
14 September 2021
Climate, Conflict & Demography in Africa


Climatic and demographic change are global trends that are already having a profound impact on Africa. Both create growing pressure on natural and human resources, and increase the risk that political, economic, and social tensions and disagreements turn violent. Conflict often exacerbates the problems and hinders mitigating action. Neither climate nor demography are susceptible to quick or easy solutions, so long-term strategies to reduce the risks are increasingly necessary and urgent.

To address these policy dilemmas and look at actions that governments and the international community should take, Africa Confidential, the International Crisis Group and the Royal African Society are jointly hosting a major, high-level virtual conference on 14th September to ensure that African voices can be heard in advance of the COP-26 Climate Conference to be held in Glasgow in November.

Besides top-level keynote speakers, the conference will include expert panels focussing on the three main issues: the economic consequences of climate and demographic change, the security implications, and the international dimension. The aim is to draw up key messages and recommendations to pass to COP-26 itself and for follow-up action with African governments and their international partners. Details of the programme and Keynote speakers will be published soon. 

Register now: https://bit.ly/ClimateInAfrica 
This event will be live-streamed via Zoom and Facebook. The Zoom link will be sent out to all those registered. 

Delivered in partnership with the Royal African Society (RAS) and the International Crisis Group (ICG) and supported by Open Society Foundations (OSF).

AFSIC 2020
AFSIC 2021
11-12 October 2021
Park Plaza Westminster, London
AFSIC 2021

AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa.

AFSIC 2021, to be held in London, UK is now confirmed for October 11th and 12th with the Meet African Dealmakers Event scheduled for the evening of October 10th.  AFSIC’s success is built on networking, meeting and exceptional social interactions and AFSIC 2021 will go ahead as a physical event as this will offer an exceptional level of value that the investor world welcome. To ensure AFSIC 2021 will remain accessible to all who may not be able to travel the AFSIC team have in parallel developed a much-enhanced event platform that will allow access to content and networking.  Full sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available and all details including registration can be found on the AFSIC website www.afsic.net

Email: event@afsic.net