Past Events
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
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.

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.

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.

Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Security
Global Issues
08 June, 2020 to 31 August, 2020
Online

Fragility Forum 2020: Partnering for Development and Peace

The Fragility Forum is a high-level event organised by the World Bank Group, which brings together practitioners and policymakers from around the world to exchange knowledge and experience on engaging in environments affected by fragility, conflict and violence (FCV).

Security
Global Issues
04 June, 2020 to 01 October, 2020
Online

CGIAR Webinar Series on Climate Security

Join the CGIAR webinar series on climate security for live and interactive sessions to highlight the importance of connecting science and policy in the context of climate security to ensure sustainable natural resource management and resilient food systems as a foundation for peace.

Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Security
Global Issues

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,” with climate security being one of the featured topics. This session focused on successful field experiences of integrating environmental and climate change considerations into peacebuilding, prevention and sustaining peace in different regions.

Development
Global Issues
11 May, 2020 to 22 May, 2020
online

Virtual Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development

The theme for the 2020 Stockholm Forum is "Sustaining Peace in the Time of COVID-19". With this theme, the Forum recognizes the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented. In an interdependent world, national responses to global challenges cannot be conducted in isolation. From climate change, to food insecurity and pandemics, collective global action must be the solution. This is particularly true in conflict situations and fragile states.

Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Security
Global Issues

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”, with climate security being one of the featured topics. This session focused on the risks posed by climate change to peace and security, underlining the importance of integrating climate change considerations into peacebuilding, and vice versa.​

Security
Global Issues
14 February, 2020 to 16 February, 2020
Munich, Germany

Munich Security Conference 2020

During its main conference in February, the MSC assembles more than 450 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 from business, the media, academia, and civil society to debate pressing issues of international security policy.

Climate Change
Security
Global Issues

Climate change is increasingly shaping international security. The session aims at making the COP community aware of the climate-security nexus and focus a debate on integrated risk analysis, mitigation and management. It will discuss potential pathways for action how to deal with climate-security risks in Latin America and beyond.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Security
Global Issues

This is a joint event by the Centre for International Security at the Hertie School and the United Nations Association of Germany, focusing on the security implications of climate change and the role of the UN Security Council in this context.

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 are increasingly recognised as threat multipliers that exacerbate 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.

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.

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 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.

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
Security
Global Issues
04 June, 2019
Federal German Foreign Office, Berlin

Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2019

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.

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.

Energy
Environment & Migration
Security
Global Issues

The European Conference of Defence and the Environment (ECDE) is Europe’s premier conference on the environmental impacts of military operations, live-fire training on military training lands, and management of environmentally hazardous substances.

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