The francophone regional workshop for the countries of West Africa was held in Dakar (Senegal) from 15 to 17 October 2007.
The workshop brought together the focal points to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), as well as representatives of ministries responsible for finances and/or planning from 9 African countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, CÙte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger and Senegal.
There were 23 participants in total. Three ecbi resource persons assisted with the workshop. The workshop discussed the key issues for the upcoming COP13 and COP/MOP3 meetings and focused in particular on the various aspects of capacity building, much needed in the region.