Energy Research Centre Mitigation Toolkit Workshop

Introduction: This workshop, as part of the C3D+ programme and supported by UNITAR, will provide researchers and educators dealing with mitigation issues in African countries an opportunity to learn how to apply two analysis / teaching tools developed by the ERC and to share knowledge and develop a platform for future collaboration in the following two areas in particular:

• Individual carbon footprinting
• Equitable sharing of the mitigation burden

The workshop has the following aims:

• Introduce and explain the use of the two mitigation tools developed by the ERC
• Discuss potential applications of the tools
• Build networks among African research and education institutions
• Collaborate on future educational activities

Please note that we are particularly interested in hearing from individuals working in the following countries:

• Botswana
• Lesotho
• Zimbabwe
• Kenya
• Zambia
• Democratic Republic of Congo
• South Africa
• Mozambique
• Ghana
• Rwanda

Date: 12 June 2013
Venue: University of Cape Town

Expression of interest: Please email higginsonlisa@yahoo.com if you are interested and available. Please include a short motivation outlining your current research interests and how you will benefit from attending the workshop. There are limited places available so we will shortlist candidates based on the information provided. Please ensure that these are sent no later than 30 May 2013.

Costs: Upon formal confirmation of your attendance we undertake to cover economy class return air fare from your specified location, airport transfers, accommodation and meals for two nights in Cape Town and a per diem for incidentals.

Visa letters: If you require a letter of invitation for visa purposes please provide your full name (as on your passport), your passport number, your institutional affiliation and title so that we can provide a letter of invitation. Please send request to Lisa as soon as possible at higginsonlisa@yahoo.com