African Ministerial Conference on the Environment

The Seventeenth Regular Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) will take place from 11 to 15 November 2019 in Olive Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa. 

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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