Climate Diplomacy
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues

The aim of the event is to present and discuss a new essay series on the relevance of SDGs to foreign and security policy. In launching this series, we seek to underline the importance of using the SDGs to achieve core foreign policy objectives and engage in a dialogue with foreign policy practitioners on their role in delivering sound practices. 

Adaptation & Resilience
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Global Issues
13 May, 2019 to 17 May, 2019
Geneva, Switzerland

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is a biennial multi-stakeholder forum established by the UN General Assembly to review progress, share knowledge and discuss the latest developments and trends in reducing disaster risk.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Security
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
14 May, 2019 to 16 May, 2019

Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is hosting the 2019 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development with the theme ‘From crisis response to peacebuilding: Achieving synergies’. The findings of a 2-year study on climate and fragility risks in the Lake Chad region will be launched at the Forum. The study provides recommendations for effective engagement in contexts affected by climate change and fragility.

Climate Diplomacy
Security
Global Issues

The “Berlin Climate and Security Conference” on 4 June will bring together leading figures from around the world to discuss the growing risks that climate change presents for peace and security. It is being hosted by Germany as part of its efforts to further integrate climate-related risks into the international security architecture during its two-year term as a UN Security Council elected member.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
17 June, 2019 to 27 June, 2019
Bonn, Germany

Bonn Climate Change Conference

The 49th sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) will convene in Bonn, Germany, from 17 to 27 June 2019.

Climate Diplomacy
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
30 June, 2019 to 01 July, 2019

Secretary General Stocktaking Meeting

The United Arab Emirates will host a stocktaking meeting in Abu Dhabi in preparation for the UN Climate Summit in September.

Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
09 July, 2019 to 18 July, 2019
New York, NY

High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2019

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2019 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019. The theme will be "Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality".

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
23 September, 2019
United Nations Headquarters, New York

Climate Summit 2019

The United Nations Secretary-General will host a summit on climate change on 23 September 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The purpose of the summit is twofold. First, it will mobilize political will to raise real ambition for the achievement of the Paris Agreement goals. Second, it will demonstrate transformative action in the real economy in support of the goals.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Conflict Transformation
Technology & Innovation
South America
Global Issues
23 October, 2019 to 25 October, 2019
University of California Irvine

First International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding

In October 2019 the Environmental Peacebuilding Association will host the First International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding at the University of California Irvine. The conference will bring together academics, practitioners, and decisionmakers to examine the links between environment, conflict, and peace.

02 December, 2019 to 13 December, 2019
Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile

UNFCCC COP 25

The Santiago Climate Change Conference, which will feature the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the UNFCCC and meetings of the UNFCCC subsidiary bodies, is expected to take place from 2-13 December 2019. The pre-sessional period will be from 26 November-1 December 2019.

Past Events
Environment & Migration
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
11 March, 2019 to 15 March, 2019
Nairobi, Kenya

Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4)

The United Nations Environment Assembly is the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment. The Assembly meets biennially to set priorities for global environmental policies and develop international environmental law. This year’s theme is “Innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production”.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Environment & Migration
Security
Global Issues
19 February, 2019 to 20 February, 2019
The Hague, Netherlands

Planetary Security Conference 2019

The PSC is the key global event on climate change and security, bringing together high-level policymakers, experts and practitioners to explore concrete actions on development, foreign and security policy to address interlinked climate-security risks in a holistic way. This edition of the PSC will focus on reviewing progress on climate-security action - you are welcome to contribute with your cases by completing our short survey.

Climate Change
Security
Global Issues
15 February, 2019 to 17 February, 2019
Munich, Germany

Munich Security Conference 2019

Today, the MSC is the world’s leading forum for debating international security policy. During the MSC's main conference in February, it assembles more than 450 high-profile and senior decision-makers as well as thought-leaders from around the world, including heads of state, ministers, leading personalities of international and non-governmental organizations, high-ranking representatives of industry, media, academia, and civil society, to engage in an intensive debate.

Climate Change
Security
Global Issues

The German Federal Foreign Office, in partnership with adelphi, will host a side-event to look into the security risks brought about by climate change, the roles that can be taken up by UN bodies and the distinct vulnerability of Small Island Developing States to climate-security risks.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Security
Europe

The European External Action Service, in partnership with adelphi and the Planetary Security Initiative, will host a side-event at COP24 aimed at tracking international progress in addressing climate-related security risks, as well as raising awareness on climate security among the COP community.

Sustainable Transformation
Water
Middle East & North Africa
10 December, 2018 to 17 December, 2018
Jordan, Israel & Palestine

Workshop on Middle East Water Security and Environmental Peacebuilding

The workshop is offered by EcoPeace’s Program for Water Security to connect EcoPeace’s experience in the Middle East with the capacity building needs of civil society organizations coping with conflict, poor governance and water insecurity worldwide. Through the Program for Water Security, EcoPeace seeks to create long-term partnerships with civil society organizations worldwide and create a global network of environmental peacebuilders.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
03 December, 2018 to 14 December, 2018
Katowice, Poland

UNFCCC COP 24

The UN climate summits are global conferences, in the course of which action for climate policy is negotiated. This year's summit will include: 24. Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24), 14. Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 14) and the Conference of Signatories to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1).

Conflict Transformation
Water
Global Issues
North America
28 November, 2018
Flom Auditorium; 6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Water @ Wilson: 50 Years of Water, Conflict, and Cooperation

Water is critical. It grows our food, generates our energy, and ensures our prosperity. To address the challenges that stand in the way of building healthy, prosperous, and peaceful communities, we must first tackle the challenge of water insecurity.

Development
Environment & Migration
Finance
Security
Technology & Innovation
Global Issues
11 November, 2018 to 13 November, 2018
La Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris, France

Paris Peace Forum

Inspired by the COP 21 model, the Paris Peace Forum will be a forum for discussion and debate with special emphasis on civil society initiatives, and for sharing experiences and innovative solutions involving all the stakeholders in governance.

07 November, 2018 to 08 November, 2018
Wageningen, Netherlands

ResNexus 2018 Conference - Rethinking Urban Resilience

The conference is part of the “Resilience and Vulnerability at the urban nexus of food, water, energy and the environment” (ResNexus) project jointly funded by the FAPESP, ESRC and NWO. It will be hosted by the Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University and Research in conjunction with the ResNexus project partners Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex and the Faculty of Public Health at the University of São Paulo.

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