The program
October 6, 2021
10h15
Seance introductive
Sylvie Gourlet-Fleury
Forest Ecologist (CIRAD)
Length
18h10
Closing session
Arnaud Ngatcha
Deputy Mayor for International Relations and Francophonie
Florence Palla
Regional coordinator OFAC support project (RIOFAC)
Length
17h45
On the way to the COPs
Michael Matheson
Minister for Transport, Energy and Zero Emissions of Scotland
Marie TAMOIFO
President of the association « Jeunesse Verte du Cameroun »
Rémy Rioux
Chief Executive Officer Agence française de développement (AFD)
Vanessa Nakate
Activist Friday for the future
Length
17h00
Women and commitment to the environment
Lauren Bastide
Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris
Arlette Soudan Nonault
Minister of Tourism and Environment of Congo
Audrey Tcherkoff
Executive President of The Institute of Positive Economy; Executive Director of the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
Indigenous rights environmental and human rights activist
Hermine Patricia Tomaino Ndam Njoya
Mayor of Fomban, Cameroon
Length
09h00
Opening session
Arnaud Ngatcha
Claudia Dobles Camargo
First Lady Costa Rica
Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris
Wanjira Mathai
Vice President and Regional Director for Africa at World Resources Institute
Christine Mba Ndutume
Présidente de CGLU Afrique
Alain-Richard Donwahi
Minister of Water and Forests of Côte d'Ivoire
Jules Doret Ndongo
Minister of Forestry and Wildlife of Cameroon
Shamila Nair-Bedouelle
Sous-Directrice générale pour les sciences exactes et naturelles, Unesco
Length
10h15
Seance introductive
Sylvie Gourlet-Fleury
Forest Ecologist (CIRAD)
Length
18h10
Closing session
Arnaud Ngatcha
Deputy Mayor for International Relations and Francophonie
Florence Palla
Regional coordinator OFAC support project (RIOFAC)
Length
17h45
On the way to the COPs
Michael Matheson
Minister for Transport, Energy and Zero Emissions of Scotland
Marie TAMOIFO
President of the association « Jeunesse Verte du Cameroun »
Rémy Rioux
Chief Executive Officer Agence française de développement (AFD)
Vanessa Nakate
Activist Friday for the future
Length
17h00
Women and commitment to the environment
Lauren Bastide
Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris
Arlette Soudan Nonault
Minister of Tourism and Environment of Congo
Audrey Tcherkoff
Executive President of The Institute of Positive Economy; Executive Director of the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
Indigenous rights environmental and human rights activist
Hermine Patricia Tomaino Ndam Njoya
Mayor of Fomban, Cameroon
Length
09h00
Opening session
Arnaud Ngatcha
Claudia Dobles Camargo
First Lady Costa Rica
Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris
Wanjira Mathai
Vice President and Regional Director for Africa at World Resources Institute
Christine Mba Ndutume
Présidente de CGLU Afrique
Alain-Richard Donwahi
Minister of Water and Forests of Côte d'Ivoire
Jules Doret Ndongo
Minister of Forestry and Wildlife of Cameroon
Length
Living with the forest, protecting its biodiversity
10h25
Exploiting without destroying
Hosted by 
Perrine Mouterde
Journalist at Le Monde
In the presence of:
Ana Maria Hernandez Salgar
Chair of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
Alain Karsenty
Doctor of social sciences, accredited economics research director, researcher at the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD)
Georges Claver Boundzanga
Representant of the programme Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+ ONU)
Lee White
Minister of Forests, Sea and Environment of Gabon
Sabrina Krief
Primatologist specializing in behavioral ecology
Length
40 minutes
11h30
Maintaining without excluding
Hosted by 
Simon Roger
Journalist at Le Monde
In the presence of:
Blair Byamungu Kabonge
Representative of indigenous people
Patrick Saidi
Representative of indigenous people and Coordinator of the Aboriginal Peoples' Group Dynamics (APGD)
Bertille Mayen Ndiong
Project coordinator at GIZ
Geoffroy Mauvais
Coordinator of the IUCN African Protected Areas & Conservation Program
Length
40 minutes
12h05
Towns, forest and resilience
Hosted by 
Michel Baudouin
Director General Regional Post-Graduate School of Integrated Management of Tropical Forests and Lands (ERAIFT)
In the presence of:
Emilien Dubiez
Center for International Cooperation in Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD)
Russell Galt
Head of the urban alliance UICN
Olivier Mushiete
Director of congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN) / Ibi Village
Ernestine Lonpi Tipi
Cameroonian PhD student, Research Assistant at ERAIFT (RBL/ERAIFT)
John Rob-Pool
Cities4forest Bostwana
Pudence Rubiginsa
Mayor of Kigali
Length
40 minutes
Transforming economies, adapting consumption
12h45
Responsible companies
Hosted by 
Afaf Gabelotaud
Deputy Mayor in charge of businesses, employment policies and economic development
In the presence of:
Antoine Sire
BNP Corporate Engagement Director
Lionel Habasque
Vice director of Voyageurs du Monde and Director of Voyageurs du Monde Foundation
Fabrice Le Saché
Vice President of MEDEF
Jean-Marie Paugam
Deputy Director General - World Trade Organisation
Élizabeth Tchoungui
Orange Executive Director CSR, Diversity and Philanthropy
Laure d’Astorg
Executive Director of the Forest Preservation Alliance
Length
40 minutes
13h20
Certifications and quality of the sectors
Hosted by 
Martine Valo
Journalist at Le Monde
In the presence of:
Stephan Glannaz
Chief commercial Precious Woods
Claude Kachaka Sudi Kaiko
Regional coordinator of RIFFEAC (Network of Forestry and Environmental Training Institutions of Central Africa)
Sylvain Angerand
Forestry engineer specializing in tropical forestry
Jean Bakouma
Deputy Director of Production and Responsible Consumption WWF
Aurélien Sautière
Executive Director of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Length
40 minutes
14h20
Circular economy
Hosted by 
Doriane Desclee
Consultant in development economics, rural economics and sustainable development
In the presence of:
Michel Baudouin
Director of the Regional Post-Graduate Training School of Integrated Management of Tropical Forests and Lands (ERAIFT)
Roger Ntoto
Professor at the University of Kinshasa
Armand Roland Pierre Béouind
Mayor of Ouagadougou
Luc Messi Atangana
Mayor of Yaounde
Laurianne Kamuyi
Founder and CEO of startups BELKIN and MEC
Length
40 minutes
Endorsing new practices
15h00
New agricultural and food practices
Hosted by 
Audrey Pulvar
Deputy Mayor in charge of sustainable food, agriculture and short circuits
In the presence of:
Catherine Muthuri
Coordinator at World Agroforestry
Ishmael Sunga
CEO of SACAU (South Africa Confederation of Agricultural Unions)
Susan Chomba
Director of Vital Landscapes au WRI, Régional Bureau Africa
Mathieu Auger Schwartzenberg
Project Team Leader in AFD’s Agriculture, Rural development and Biodiversity Division
Dieudonné Bantsimba
Mayor of Brazzaville
Length
40 minutes
15h40
Facing ecological crises in Central Africa
Hosted by 
François Croquette
General Delegate for Ecological Transition and Resilience
In the presence of:
Roger Mbassa Ndine
Mayor of Douala
Marine Robillard
Consultant in environmental anthropology
Nathalie Bassaler
Consultant in foresight strategy and decision support
Alfred Ngomanda
General Commissioner of the National Center for Scientific and Technological Research of Gabon (CENAREST)
Noeline Raondry Rakotoarisoa
Doctor in Plant Ecology at UNESCO
Sanjay Srivastava
Director of the Environment Department of the World Bank
Length
40 minutes
16h20
Governance: changing of perspective
Hosted by 
Lionel Prigent
Academic, Urban Planner, Advisor to AIMF
In the presence of:
Carlos Moreno
Urban planer and university lecturer
Claude Garcia
Professor of International Forest Management at the Bern University of Applied Sciences and Head of the Forest Management and Development Group at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Krossy Mavakala
PhD in Planning and Management of Tropical Forests and Territories from the Postgraduate School of Integrated Management of Tropical Forests and Lands (ERAIFT) in DRC".
Theodore Trefon
Royal Museum for Central Africa (MRAC)
Augustin Ndimubanzi Bazirake
General Coordinator Civil Status and Population Project
Vincent Kouaoh N’CHO
Vice-Governor of Abidjan
Length
40 minutes
10h15
Seance introductive
Sylvie Gourlet-Fleury
Forest Ecologist (CIRAD)
Length
18h10
Closing session
Arnaud Ngatcha
Deputy Mayor for International Relations and Francophonie
Florence Palla
Regional coordinator OFAC support project (RIOFAC)
Length
17h45
On the way to the COPs
Michael Matheson
Minister for Transport, Energy and Zero Emissions of Scotland
Marie TAMOIFO
President of the association « Jeunesse Verte du Cameroun »
Rémy Rioux
Chief Executive Officer Agence française de développement (AFD)
Vanessa Nakate
Activist Friday for the future
Length
17h00
Women and commitment to the environment
Lauren Bastide
Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris
Arlette Soudan Nonault
Minister of Tourism and Environment of Congo
Audrey Tcherkoff
Executive President of The Institute of Positive Economy; Executive Director of the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
Indigenous rights environmental and human rights activist
Hermine Patricia Tomaino Ndam Njoya
Mayor of Fomban, Cameroon
Length
09h00
Opening session
Arnaud Ngatcha
Claudia Dobles Camargo
First Lady Costa Rica
Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris
Wanjira Mathai
Vice President and Regional Director for Africa at World Resources Institute
Christine Mba Ndutume
Présidente de CGLU Afrique
Alain-Richard Donwahi
Minister of Water and Forests of Côte d'Ivoire
Jules Doret Ndongo
Minister of Forestry and Wildlife of Cameroon
Length
10h15
Seance introductive
Sylvie Gourlet-Fleury
Forest Ecologist (CIRAD)
Length
18h10
Closing session
Arnaud Ngatcha
Deputy Mayor for International Relations and Francophonie
Florence Palla
Regional coordinator OFAC support project (RIOFAC)
Length
17h45
On the way to the COPs
Michael Matheson
Minister for Transport, Energy and Zero Emissions of Scotland
Marie TAMOIFO
President of the association « Jeunesse Verte du Cameroun »
Rémy Rioux
Chief Executive Officer Agence française de développement (AFD)
Vanessa Nakate
Activist Friday for the future
Length
17h00
Women and commitment to the environment
Lauren Bastide
Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris
Arlette Soudan Nonault
Minister of Tourism and Environment of Congo
Audrey Tcherkoff
Executive President of The Institute of Positive Economy; Executive Director of the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
Indigenous rights environmental and human rights activist
Hermine Patricia Tomaino Ndam Njoya
Mayor of Fomban, Cameroon
Length
09h00
Opening session
Arnaud Ngatcha
Claudia Dobles Camargo
First Lady Costa Rica
Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris
Wanjira Mathai
Vice President and Regional Director for Africa at World Resources Institute
Christine Mba Ndutume
Présidente de CGLU Afrique
Alain-Richard Donwahi
Minister of Water and Forests of Côte d'Ivoire
Length
10h15
Seance introductive
Sylvie Gourlet-Fleury
Forest Ecologist (CIRAD)
Length
18h10
Closing session
Arnaud Ngatcha
Deputy Mayor for International Relations and Francophonie
Florence Palla
Regional coordinator OFAC support project (RIOFAC)
Length
17h45
On the way to the COPs
Michael Matheson
Minister for Transport, Energy and Zero Emissions of Scotland
Marie TAMOIFO
President of the association « Jeunesse Verte du Cameroun »
Rémy Rioux
Chief Executive Officer Agence française de développement (AFD)
Vanessa Nakate
Activist Friday for the future
Length
17h00
Women and commitment to the environment
Lauren Bastide
Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris
Arlette Soudan Nonault
Minister of Tourism and Environment of Congo
Audrey Tcherkoff
Executive President of The Institute of Positive Economy; Executive Director of the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
Indigenous rights environmental and human rights activist
Hermine Patricia Tomaino Ndam Njoya
Mayor of Fomban, Cameroon
Length
09h00
Opening session
Arnaud Ngatcha
Claudia Dobles Camargo
First Lady Costa Rica
Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris
Wanjira Mathai
Vice President and Regional Director for Africa at World Resources Institute
Christine Mba Ndutume
Présidente de CGLU Afrique
Alain-Richard Donwahi
Minister of Water and Forests of Côte d'Ivoire
Length
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