Climate change demands a prominent role in foreign policy. In light of the slow pace of progress in international climate negotiations, a stronger role for foreign policy in international climate policy has been called for– namely through climate diplomacy.
The “Environment, Conflict and Cooperation” (ECC) exhibition visualizes the dramatic and growing impact of global environmental change. It demonstrates how climate change can threaten the security of the Asian continent, and showcases how climate, environment and sustainable development cooperation can contribute to stability and peace.
From 6-18 November 2017, adelphi’s experts on climate diplomacy, climate resilience, local climate action, and more, are in Bonn for the COP23 discussions and key side-events. In cooperation with the EU, the German Federal Foreign Office, the Planetary Security Initiative and other partners, adelphi convenes and is involved in several side-events, of which two revolve around climate diplomacy.
At the UN Climate Change Conference this year (COP23, from 6 to 17 November) nations of the world will meet to advance the aims and ambitions of the Paris Agreement and achieve progress on its implementation guidelines.