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Event Facilitation Management of Eastern Cape Climate Change Response

 
Project Title | Event Facilitation Management of Eastern Cape Climate Change Response
Client | Department of Economic Development, Environmental Services and Tourism
Dates | May to June 2011
 
The Project | Linkd Environmental Services (Linkd) was appointed by the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs (DEDEA) to provide event facilitation and management services for the Eastern Cape Climate Change Response Conference, held between 8th to 10 June 2011. The purpose of the conference, was to raise awareness of climate change and its impacts and to gain inputs from stakeholders across the province on the Eastern Cape Climate Change Response Strategy (ECCCRS) developed by (DEDEA).
 
The conference included an exhibition of businesses and projects involved in climate change initiatives and provided a showcase for selected flagship projects. The conference was the first provincial climate change response conference and provided a platform for the province to mobilise around participation in the United Nations Climate Change Convention 17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17), which will be hosted in Durban at the end of 2011. The conference was attended by 525 delegates.