Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Global Issues
17 August, 2019 to 28 August, 2019
Geneva, Switzerland

CITES CoP18

The eighteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP18) will meet in Geneva, Switzerland, from 17 to 28 August 2019.

Water
Global Issues
25 August, 2019 to 30 August, 2019
Stockholm, Sweden

World Water Week 2019

World Water Week is organized by SIWI and is the annual focal point for global water issues, gathering leading water experts, decision-makers, and business leaders. The 2019 theme is “Water for society: Including all”.

 

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

Climate Action Summit 2019

The United Nations Secretary-General will host a summit on climate change on 21-23 September 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York with the aim to mobilize political will and to demonstrate transformative action in the real economy in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Development
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
24 September, 2019 to 25 September, 2019
United Nations Headquarters, New York

SDG Summit 2019

In September 2019, Heads of State and Government will gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to follow up and comprehensively review progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015.

Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
24 September, 2019 to 06 October, 2019
Global

2nd Climate Diplomacy Week 2019

From 24 September to 6 October 2019, EU embassies around the world celebrate the 2nd Climate Diplomacy Week by reaching out to communities and partner organisations, highlighting positive global action and collaboration on climate change. Several events will take place to bring focus to climate action in the EU and beyond.

Conflict Transformation
Security
Technology & Innovation
Global Issues
03 October, 2019
Stockholm, Sweden

2019 Stockholm Security Conference

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) will host the fourth Stockholm Security Conference (SSC 19) on 3 October 2019, under the theme ‘Conflict and technology: Now and in the future.’ Through plenary and breakout sessions, the conference will look at how the nature of conflict is changing today and how technology impacts conflict.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Sustainable Transformation
Sub-Saharan Africa
Middle East & North Africa
07 October, 2019 to 09 October, 2019
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

African Climate Risks Conference 2019

Africa is vulnerable to natural variations in climate and human-induced climate change. Adapting to these impacts is key to achieving Africa’s development targets, and requires a coordinated and synergistic approach from a diverse range of actors across sectors, as well as better understanding of the drivers of risk and vulnerability. The African Climate Risks Conference (ACRC) is an open platform for sharing the latest African climate research among researchers, policy makers, practitioners and development partners.

Conflict Transformation
Security
Water
Middle East & North Africa
14 October, 2019 to 16 October, 2019
Rabat, Morocco

MENA Workshop on Water Security & Environmental Peacebuilding

Climate change and its disruptive impact on water resources is increasingly recognised as a threat multiplier that exacerbates conflict in areas around the world. The workshop will gather practitioners from the MENA region to discuss the role that civil society can play in fostering environmental cooperation and increasing the resilience of their communities vis-à-vis climate change and conflict.

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, 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, will take place from 2 to 13 December 2019. The pre-sessional period will be from 26 November - 1 December 2019.

Past Events
Adaptation & Resilience
Capacity Building
Conflict Transformation
Energy
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
31 July, 2019 to 01 August, 2019
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Humanitarian Energy Conference 2019

The Humanitarian Energy Conference (HEC) is a new global event that convenes the broad community of actors and initiatives worldwide working to improve and expand energy access for displaced and crisis-affected people.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Security
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
10 July, 2019
Delegation of the EU to the United Nations

HLPF Side Event - Climate, Fragility and the SDGs: Lessons from Lake Chad

This side event will draw on lessons from the field and expert inputs to discuss the purpose and value of assessing linked climate and fragility issues in order to promote peaceful and sustainable development. Due to limited spaces available, please register by Friday 5 July.

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
Security
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
09 July, 2019
Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations

HLPF Side Event - Driving Transformative Change: Foreign Affairs and the 2030 Agenda

The side event will address the relevance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to foreign policy and international seucirty with the goal of better understanding how to leverage the SDGs to achieve core foreign policy objectives. Access the agenda here.

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

Secretary General Stocktaking Meeting

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

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

Bonn Climate Change Conference

The 50th sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) will convene in Bonn, Germany, from 17-27 June 2019. The Bonn Climate Change conference will address numerous implementation issues under the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement.

Climate Diplomacy
Security
Global Issues

The “Berlin Climate and Security Conference” on 4 June brought together leading figures from around the world to discuss the growing risks that climate change presents for peace and security. It is was 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.

Adaptation & Resilience
Cities
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Sustainable Transformation
Water
Europe
29 May, 2019 to 05 June, 2019
Europe

European Sustainable Development Week 2019

The European Sustainable Development Week (ESDW) is a European-wide initiative to stimulate and make visible activities, projects and events that promote sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). On this occasion, the Federal Foreign Office and 23 international embassies in Berlin, Germany, are engaging with the 2030 Agenda on the theme "Diplomacy for Sustainability" and will present their work on the SDGs.

Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
27 May, 2019 to 09 June, 2019
Global

Climate Diplomacy Week 2019

Climate change is one of the major challenges of the 21st century, presenting risks to international prosperity and security. Securing international action in response is a key foreign policy challenge.

Adaptation & Resilience
Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Capacity Building
Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Development
Sub-Saharan Africa

The Lake Chad Basin is currently suffering one of the world’s greatest humanitarian crises with approximately 10.7 million people in need of immediate humanitarian assistance. Over the past two years a team of experts led by adelphi has been conducting an assesment of the climate and fragility risks affecting the region in order to identify responses which can address the linked causes and drivers of the crisis.

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