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August 2016

GCCA+ News Flash

Keeping climate change at the top of the global political agenda

Dear Readers, GCCA+ Supporters and Friends,

We always knew that, with Paris, the game would not be over.
A few months down the line, we still do not have enough perspective to fully grasp the impact of COP 21. But we can certainly share some reflections and most importantly the concrete actions and activities we have undertaken since then.

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Events

GCCA+ @ EDD16: Communicating climate change adaptation

The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA+) stand  and brainstorming session at the annual European Development Days event (15-16 June) in Brussels focused visitors’ attention on strengthening dialogue and cooperation with developing countries, visitor were welcomed to play the GCCA app - an interactive memory game based on the daily life of a farmer in an Ethiopian village.

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Climate Memory

Game

Players are welcome to enjoy the GCCA app – an interactive memory game based on the daily life of a farmer in an Ethiopian village. They turn over stones to reveal illustrations symbolising the range of activities that farmers in the developing world undertake to adapt to climate change. When a match is found, the player is shown what the farmer has achieved and reminded about the importance of local action on the ground.

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Event

GCCA+ Global Learning Event

Exploring effective ‘post-COP21’ approaches to climate change adaptation at the Global Learning Event by GCCA+. Climate change is a global issue and calls for an international response built around sustainable, long-term climate change adaptation strategies.

 

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Event

COP21 enters implementation stage for ACP Group

At a special meeting convened by the Sustainable Development Sub-Committee on COP21 Outcomes, delegates from the 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries met on 22-23 March to decide how to implement the Paris climate change agreement in partnership with the EU. The discussions and mood of the gathering are captured in a film produced by the GCCA+ and ACP Group.

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