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Earth Journalism Network (EJN) Webinar: "Challenges & Future Goals For Combating #ClimateChange in #Nigeria"

NIGERIA – SEPTEMEBR 17TH 2015 - The Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) Presents a Webinar titled: "Challenges and future goals for combating Climate Change in Nigeria"

Date: Sat, Sep 19, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM WAT

Details: Prof Olukayode Emmanuel Oladipo (climate change/sustainable development expert, see more below), will brief the journalists and other interested persons on two notable trending topics: 

Development of Nigeria's INDCs (Intended Nationally Determined Contributions), planned to be completed and submitted to the UNFCCC by month's end 
Climate change elements of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Register here to be part of this forum

Prof. Emmanuel Olukayode Oladipo 

With a doctorate degree in Climatology and over 30 years of work experience, nearly half of which was with the UN System, as well as over two and half decades of interest in issues related to environmental management, energy and climate change, Prof. Emmanuel Oladipo has taught and consulted on climate change, energy and development. 

He had an extensive consultancy relationship with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Climate Change and Drought and Desertification between 1983 and 1995. He participated in a number of activities of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) between 1985 and 1992, including being a contributor to two chapters of the First Scientific Assessment Report of the IPCC in 1990. 

He worked with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria between 1994 and 2006, leading the Energy and Environment Team to facilitate and lead processes for the development and implementation of environment-related national development programmes and projects. Between 2006 and 2011, he was the Regional Coordinator of a GEF-assisted Integrated Ecosystem Management Project between Nigeria and Niger. He has been leading the Nigerian delegation on adaptation to the COPs since 2009. 

Prof. Oladipo consults regularly for the Federal Ministry of Environment, UNDP Nigeria, African Development Bank and the National Infrastructure Assistance Facility (NIAF) on policy and others sectorial issues of climate change and energy. He is currently with the Department of Geography, University of Lagos, as an Adjunct Professor to lead research on Energy and Climate Change.

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