The Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in the Middle East and North Africa Region, will be held in Rabat, Morocco, on 7th-8th March 2019. The event is organised by the Research and Transfer Centre “Sustainable Development and Climate Change Management” of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany), Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), the International Climate Change Information and Research Programme (ICCIRP), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung´s Regional Program on Energy Security, and Climate Change Middle East and North Africa (KAS-REMENA).
The event will focus on “Accelerating Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in the MENA region”, meaning that it will serve the purpose of showcasing experiences from research, field projects and best practice to foster climate change adaptation among countries in the region, which may be useful or implemented elsewhere. The deadlines are as follows:
Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 30th November 2018
Deadline for registrations: 30th January 2019
Deadline for submission of papers: 30th March 2019
The Symposium will be a truly interdisciplinary event, mobilizing scholars, social movements, practitioners
and members of governmental agencies, undertaking research and/or executing climate change projects in countries
in the MENA region.
The peer-reviwed book “Climate Change Adaptation in the Middle East and North Africa Region: Case Studies and Best Practice” will be published, with all accepted papers. This will be a new volume of the award-winning book series “Climate Change Management” published by Springer, which since its creation in 2008 has become the world’s leading bookseries on climate change management: https://www.springer.com/series/8740
Further details are available at: https://www.haw-hamburg.de/en/ftz-nk/events/mena.html