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Gathering of experts and all stakeholders in the environment in a brainstorming session to address salient issues, generate new ideas and approaches as well as chart a roadmap to combat the scourge of climate change in the region.
The Summit is aimed at creating awareness on the causes and consequences of climate change as well as sharing world best practices in mitigation and adaptation measures.
To encourage active participation and involvement of stakeholders on climate change mitigation and adaptation in the region as well as building synergy among institutions on climate change issues.
Attendance is FREE but you have to Register to get a Free Ticket. Exhibition is $750 only. Amateur Golfers’ ticket is $50 while Professional Golfers’ Ticket is $150
Our Special Guests, Speakers & Moderators
Hon. Minister of Environment
Amina J Mohammed
Honorable Minister, Federal Ministry of Environment, Nigeria
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina
President Africa Development Bank
Special Guest of Honour
Her Excellencyy Deaconess Martha Udom Emmanuel
Wife of the Governor
Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
Prof. Hillary Inyang
Prof. Hilary I. Inyang, NNOM, FGS
Honorary Distinguished Professor, China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT), Xuzhou, China and Chairman, Global Education and Infrastructure Services (GEISE), LLC, Charlotte, NC, USA.
Technical Keynote Speaker
PLAY GOLF FOR CLIMATE CHANGE
Special International Golf Tournament for Climate Change on the 29th & 30th of July 2016 at the Le’ Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
For information and sponsorship please contact the Office of the Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Environment & Mineral Resources, Block 4, Idongesit Nkanga Secretariat complex, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. 2347065731470, 2348023778509