Past Events
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.

Climate Change
Global Issues
12 December, 2020
Online

Climate Ambition Summit 2020

On 12 December 2020, the United Nations, United Kingdom, and France, in partnership with Chile and Italy, will co-host a virtual Climate Ambition Summit 2020 to mark the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement.

Climate Change
Minerals & Mining
Global Issues

On 12 November 2020, experts spoke about climate change and mining, presented the main findings of the study ‘Impacts of climate change on mining, related environmental risks and raw material supply’, and discussed the way forward with contributions from the research community, private sector and civil society. 

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.

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).

Capacity Building
Climate Change
Water
Global Issues

IHE Delft is organising the symposium 'From Capacity Development to Implementation Science' on May 26-29, 2020. This is its 6th international symposium on knowledge and capacity development for the water sector, in cooperation with the OECD, Rand Water and other partners. In light of the Coronavirus situation, the event has been moved online.

Carbon Brief is hosting a free webinar to discuss the impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on global emissions with a panel of leading climate scientists and analysts who have all examined this issue.

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.​

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Finance
Global Issues

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, scheduled to take place on March 24-25, 2020, is now postponed.

Climate Change
Global Issues
23 March, 2020 to 30 March, 2020
Worldwide (online)

7th Climate Change Online Conference (CLIMATE2020)

The Research and Transfer Centre ‘Sustainability and Climate Change Management’ (FTZ-NK) of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany, will convene the seventh Climate Change Online Conference (CLIMATE2020).

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.

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.

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
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). 

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.

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