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Africa climate resilient infrastructure summit (ACRIS II)

By African Union Commission (AUC)
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MEDIA ADVISORY

What: The African Union is organizing a second annual edition of the Africa Climate Resilient Infrastructure Summit (ACRIS II) produced by GRV Global

When: 20-21 April 2016

Where: Hilton Hotel Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Who: African Union Commission's Department of Infrastructure and Energy

Participants: African Union Commission, World Bank, African Climate Policy Center (ACPC) of the UN Economic Commission of Africa (UNECA)

Objectives: Acris provides unrivaled opportunities for international participants to integrate their technologies, services and solutions into Africa's climate resilient development plans, as the continent begins to develop its own vast infrastructure requirements. ACRIS presents a cost-effective medium to learn about government and private projects ready for investment and/or implementation, to personally undertake private, pre-scheduled one-to-one business meetings that allow for in-depth conversations on relevant projects and opportunities, and a networking zone/exhibition for showcasing expertise.

Journalists are invited to cover this second annual edition of the Africa Climate Resilient Infrastructure Summit (ACRIS II) on 20-21 April 2016.