Youth ambassadors for climate change

Youth ambassadors for climate change

"The earth has been diagnosed with a sickness, and we have to cure it!" We catch up with three passionate youngsters chosen as Climate Change Youth Ambassadors for South Africa at the upcoming 7th Conference of Youth (COY 7).
Beefing up the criminal justice system

SA police ready for climate summit

Dedicated teams of police officers will be deployed around Durban's International Convention Centre during the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference, which is expected to draw more than 20 000 delegates, including heads of state from more than 100 countries.
Connecting African youth for climate

Connecting African youth for climate

Connect4Climate, a global initiative supported by the World Bank, is mobilising African youth to raise climate change awareness through an online photo/video competition - the winners of which be on show at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference in Durban.
SA initiative to grow renewables industry

SA initiative to grow renewables industry

South Africa will launch an ambitious project aimed at boosting its "green" economy and reducing the country's carbon footprint during the UN Climate Change Conference starting in Durban on 28 November.
'Climate Train' leads way to COP 17

‘Climate Train’ leads way to COP 17

The government and civil society have partnered to launch a unique "Climate Train" to criss-cross South Africa raising awareness on changing weather patterns ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference starting in Durban on 28 November.
Cape Town: 2014 World Design Capital

Cape Town: 2014 World Design Capital

Cape Town has beaten off competition from Dublin and Bilbao to be named as the World Design Capital for 2014. Mayor Patricia de Lille said the city would use the event, which takes place as South Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy, as a "driver of social and economic change in the environment".
Joburg to host 2010 broadcast centre

Climate change on Joburg’s agenda

In the run-up to the UN Climate Change Conference starting in Durban on 28 November, the City of Johannesburg is launching an awareness campaign to educate residents about the issue of climate change.
First World Forestry Congress for Africa

First World Forestry Congress for Africa

For the first time in its 85-year history, the World Forestry Congress will come to Africa. The congress's next gathering, held under the auspices of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, will take place in Durban in 2015.
Cape Town conference venues

Cape Town Convention Centre expands

The Cape Town International Convention Centre is set for a R4.5-billion expansion that will include the creation of 10 000 square metres of retail space, a hospital, an office tower, numerous basement parking bays and the regeneration of Founder's Garden.
Northern Cape conference venues

Northern Cape conference venues

Selected conference and expo venues in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.

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