Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa Climate Week (ACW 2020) is an opportunity to move forward on crucial climate action work at a national and regional level, taking regional priorities into consideration. It was scheduled to take place in Kampala, Uganda from 20 to 24 April 2020, but has been put on hold in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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.

Past Events
Climate Change
Security
South America
Central America & Caribbean

This side event will advance this debate, including around policy solutions, through the launch of the report Climate and Security in Latin America and the Caribbean, a partnership between two Brazil-based organizations: Igarapé Institute and Institute for Climate and Society (ICS).

Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Security
Sub-Saharan Africa
14 November, 2019
The Hague, Netherlands

Public Meeting: Climate and Security in the Sahel Region

The public meeting is organised by the Netherlands Atlantic Youth and study association BASIS. Speakers are Clingendael's Senior Associate Fellow Tom Middendorp and ICCT's Senior Research Fellow Liesbeth van der Heide.

Climate Change
Security
Sub-Saharan Africa

The Lake Chad region is caught in a conflict trap. It is experiencing one of the world’s worst humanitarian emergencies with an estimated 10.7 million people in need of assistance. adelphi’s study Shoring up Stability demonstrates, for the first time, how climate change is interacting with the conflict and compounds the crisis in the Lake Chad region. The launch event will present the findings from this climate and fragility assessment on Lake Chad.

Climate Change
Security
Sub-Saharan Africa

The Lake Chad region is caught in a conflict trap. It is experiencing one of the world’s worst humanitarian emergencies with an estimated 10.7 million people in need of assistance. adelphi’s study Shoring up Stability demonstrates, for the first time, how climate change is interacting with the conflict and compounds the crisis in the Lake Chad region. The launch event will present the findings from this climate and fragility assessment on Lake Chad.

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. The conference will bring together academics, practitioners, and decision-makers to examine the links between environment, conflict, and peace.

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.

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.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Sustainable Transformation
South America
17 October, 2018 to 20 October, 2018
Santiago de Chile

2nd Climate Week Chile

Chile's rich environment has been increasingly suffering under extreme weather events and contamination. Climate mitigation and adaptation plans throughout the world can help curb this trend, and 2nd Climate Week Chile seeks to gather these initiatives under one roop to discuss and exchange.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Sub-Saharan Africa
07 November, 2017 to 09 November, 2017
Nairobi, Kenya

Symposium on Climate Change and Droughts Resilience

The “Symposium on Climate Change and Droughts Resilience in Africa” will focus on “building resilience to climate change and droughts in Africa”, meaning that it will serve the purpose of showcasing experiences from research, field projects and best practice to foster climate change adaptation among countries in the region, with a focus on droughts, which may be useful or implemented elsewhere.

Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Security
South America
17 October, 2017 to 19 October, 2017
Bogotá, Colombia

Regional Forum on Constructive Dialogue in Colombia

The peace process in Colombia highlights the need to deepen the dialogue on national and local level. But how dialogue can work in fragmented societies? What are the regional experiences in countries like Guatemala or Mexico which could help to position dialogue as tool for conflict transformation and peace building? International and national experts will analyze dialogue about environmental and social issues and invite the audience to discuss the challenges and opportunities of constructive dialogue in Latin America.

Climate Change
Development
Energy
Sustainable Transformation
Sub-Saharan Africa
Global Issues
Middle East & North Africa
28 June, 2017 to 30 June, 2017
Cotonou, Benin

Africa Carbon Forum 2017

The 9th Africa Carbon Forum (ACF) will focus on how engagement between State and non‐State actors can be further strengthened in the key sectors for Africa (energy, agriculture and human settlements), including the role of future carbon markets to achieve enhanced climate action, towards the goals of sustainable development.

The event will cover:

Climate Change
Development
Sustainable Transformation
Sub-Saharan Africa
Middle East & North Africa
01 February, 2017 to 03 February, 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa

Africa and the G20: Building alliances for sustainable development

The T20 Africa Conference will bring together opinion leaders from think tanks and universities in Africa and the G20 countries to further promote the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The key objective of the conference is to discuss options about what future cooperation between the G20 and Africa could and should look like.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Energy
Finance
Sub-Saharan Africa
Middle East & North Africa
28 June, 2016 to 30 June, 2016
Kigali, Rwanda

Africa Carbon Forum 2016

The 8th Africa Carbon Forum (ACF) invites project developers and policymakers to exchange on the latest investment, finance and development opportunities relating to climate change.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Sub-Saharan Africa
Middle East & North Africa
21 February, 2016 to 23 February, 2016

Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa 2016

The “Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa” will focus on “fostering African resilience and capacity to adapt”, meaning that it serve the purpose of showcasing experiences from research, field projects and best practice in climate change adaptation in African countries, which may be useful or implemented in other countries in the continent.

Civil Society
Climate Change
Global Issues
South America
30 October, 2015 to 06 November, 2015
Planetario de Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Climate Change: We Are All Responsible.

"Climate Change: We Are All Responsible" is an event organised by the Delegation of the European Union in Brazil, WWF-Brazil and the Fundação Planetaría of Rio de Janeiro in partnership with Prefeitura do Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian Ministry of Environment, the EU Member States in Brazil and their cultural institutions.

Capacity Building
Climate Change
Private Sector
Middle East & North Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
28 October, 2015 to 30 October, 2015
Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe

Fifth Climate Change and Development Conference (CCDA-V)

To support Africa's towards better preparedness for COP21, this year's conference theme is "Africa, climate change and sustainable development:  what is at stake at Paris and beyond?". The event will be convened at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe from 28-30 October 2015.

Climate Change
Oceania & Pacific
Sub-Saharan Africa
03 September, 2015 to 05 September, 2015
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Africa Climate Talks: East/Southern Africa, and Indian Ocean SIDS

Under the theme, 'Democratizing Global Climate Change Governance and Building an African Consensus toward COP 21 and Beyond,' the Africa Climate Talks (ACT!) are being organized by the Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Programme.

Capacity Building
Climate Change
Central America & Caribbean
South America

The Latin America and Caribbean region is particularly vulnerable to some of the most challenging aspects of climate change – sea-level rise affecting coastal cities, changes in precipitation impacting agriculture, glacial melting threatening water reserves. Population trends – like migration and urbanization – can exacerbate these challenges or, in some cases, serve as methods of adaptation.