United Nations Environment Programme

African Ministerial Conference on the Environment

The Eighteenth Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) will be virtually held from 13 to 16 September 2021.

The African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) was established in December 1985, following a conference of African ministers of environment held in Cairo, Egypt. Its mandate is to provide advocacy for environmental protection in Africa; to ensure that basic human needs are met adequately and in a sustainable manner; to ensure that social and economic development is realized at all levels; and to ensure that agricultural activities and practices meet the food security needs of the region.

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The Eighth Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment

The 8th special session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) will be held virtually under the theme:…

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Mohamed Atani,

Head of Communication and Outreach

E-mail: mohamed.atani[at]un.org 

Tel:  +254 (0) 727 531253

 

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