Security
Global Issues
07 September, 2020 to 02 October, 2020
Online

Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2020: Part II

A first part of the 2020 Berlin Climate and Security Conference, which took place in June, brought toge​ther leading figures from several sectors through two scientific workshops and a high-level political segment. After the summer break, this second part will reflect on how more comprehensive risk assessments could support forward-looking and preventative foreign and security policy.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Europe
19 October, 2020 to 22 October, 2020
Online

EU Green Week 2020

EU Green Week 2020 will address the theme of nature and biodiversity. It will examine how EU policies such as the European Green Deal can help protect and restore nature, and will seek to provide input to COP 15 to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

Security
Global Issues
02 November, 2020 to 06 November, 2020
Online

Geneva Peace Week 2020

Geneva Peace Week (GPW) is a leading annual forum in the international peacebuilding calendar, and the flagship event of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform. This year, the forum will take place entirely online.

Security
Global Issues
16 November, 2020 to 11 December, 2020
Online

Climate Sensitive Programming for Sustaining Peace

This four-week course aims at equipping participants with the tools to conduct localised climate risk assessments and integrate them into programmatic planning throughout the stages of a peacebuilding programme life-cycle.

Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
21 November, 2020 to 22 November, 2020
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

G20 Leaders' Summit 2020

The fifteenth meeting of Group of Twenty (G20) will convene from 21-22 November 2020 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This event marks the first time that Saudi Arabia will hold the Presidency of the G20.

Technology & Innovation
Global Issues

The Joint 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer (COP 12) and 32nd Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP 32) is scheduled to take place from 23-27 November 2020 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Finance
Global Issues
14 December, 2020 to 18 December, 2020
Washington D.C., US

Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Committee & Sub-Committee Meetings

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) trust fund committees and sub-committees meet regularly to make consensus-based decisions that ensure CIF funding flows, activities progress, and learning is shared. The next meeting is scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C. in December 14-18, 2020.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Sustainable Transformation
South America
Central America & Caribbean
01 January, 2021
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2021

[Postponed to 2021, dates tbd] Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Climate Week 2020 will bring together representatives from the public and private sectors to exchange ideas and identify synergies in discussions, meetings and exhibitions on a diverse set of themes related to climate action and sustainable development.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
25 January, 2021
Online

Global Adaption Action Summit

The Netherlands will host the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) Climate Adaption Summit in January 2021, marking GCA's Year of Action (2020).

Past Events

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is hosting “Green Cities to build back better for SDGs – A new powerful venture”, to be held on the occasion of the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly.

The UN75 Youth Plenary on the theme, 'The Future We Want, the UN We Need: The Future of Multilateralism,' will convene virtually on 9 September 2020.

 

In this webinar, the World Resources Institute (WRI), the Pacific Institute, and the Water, Peace & Security Partnership will launch a new report that offers solutions to water challenges in key water-insecure hotspots around the world.

 
Water
Global Issues

In this SIWI World Water Week workshop organised by adelphi and IHE Delft, experts from the diplomacy, development, security, climate change and water communities discussed the conditions under which specific diplomatic tools can be used by riparian and non-riparian countries to shape regional cooperation to address climate, and other security and development challenges, such as migration.

Water
Global Issues
24 August, 2020 to 28 August, 2020
Online

WWWeek At Home

World Water Week 2020 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bridge the gap between the 2019 and 2021 World Water Weeks, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) organised 'WWWeek At Home' between 24 and 28 August 2020.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Diplomacy
Development
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
07 July, 2020 to 16 July, 2020
UN Headquarters, New York City

High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development 2020

The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will convene the 2020 session of the HLPF from Tuesday, 7 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020. Following the first five-days, the HLPF's three-day ministerial segment takes place jointly with ECOSOC's high-level segment from Tuesday-Thursday, 14-16 July 2020. The ECOSOC high-level segment concludes on 17 July 2020.

Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues

How will the EU’s and global decarbonization patterns impact the EU’s relations with fossil fuel suppliers? A new study from adelphi and the Institute for European Studies inquires the impact of decarbonization on six fossil fuel suppliers, exploring the consequences for the EU’s foreign policy and providing recommendations to the EU, including the incoming German Presidency of the EU Council.

Land & Food
Global Issues

In 2021, on a date to be determined, the UN Secretary-General will convene a Food Systems Summit with the aim of maximising the co-benefits of a food systems approach across the entire 2030 Agenda and meeting the challenges of climate change.

Security
Global Issues
23 June, 2020 to 24 June, 2020
Online

Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2020: Part I

This first part of the 2020 Berlin Climate and Security Conference brought toge​ther leading figures from governments, international organisations, the scientific community, the private sector and civil society through two scientific workshops and a high-level political segment. After the summer break, a second part will reflect on how more comprehensive risk assessments could support forward-looking and preventative foreign and security policy.

Security
Sub-Saharan Africa

In response to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 situation, the UN System Staff College (UNSSC) is expanding its online offerings in the form of “Coffee Hours”. Climate security was one of the featured topics. This session focused on the opportunities and challenges of translating climate risk analysis into regional conflict and climate-sensitive programming.​

 
Gender
Global Issues

This webinar discussed why gender, climate and security linkages matter. It also discussed strategies for advancing this agenda in the policy arena and emerging investments.

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