Past Events
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).

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Sustainable Transformation
Europe

The Commission plans to propose the first European Climate Law in the first 100 days of its mandate. The Climate Law will set the direction of travel for EU climate action, give predictability for investors, and anchor the irreversibility of the transformation.

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.

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
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 Change
Climate Diplomacy
Security
Europe

The European External Action Service, in partnership with adelphi and the Planetary Security Initiative, will host a side-event at COP24 aimed at tracking international progress in addressing climate-related security risks, as well as raising awareness on climate security among the COP community.

Sustainable Transformation
Water
Middle East & North Africa
10 December, 2018 to 17 December, 2018
Jordan, Israel & Palestine

Workshop on Middle East Water Security and Environmental Peacebuilding

The workshop is offered by EcoPeace’s Program for Water Security to connect EcoPeace’s experience in the Middle East with the capacity building needs of civil society organizations coping with conflict, poor governance and water insecurity worldwide. Through the Program for Water Security, EcoPeace seeks to create long-term partnerships with civil society organizations worldwide and create a global network of environmental peacebuilders.

Climate Diplomacy
Europe
Global Issues
24 September, 2018 to 30 September, 2018
Worldwide

Climate Diplomacy Week 2018

Climate Diplomacy Week is a time, when EU Delegations around the world reach out to communities and partner organisations, highlighting positive global action and collaboration on climate change. 2018 saw two Climate Diplomacy Weeks: the first one from 18-24 June and the second one from 24-30 September 2018.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Europe

The event aims at discussing the prospects for a leadership role of the European Union in international climate policy.

Development
Europe
05 June, 2018 to 06 June, 2018
Brussels, Belgium

European Development Days

Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

Adaptation & Resilience
Cities
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Energy
Sustainable Transformation
Europe
30 May, 2018 to 05 June, 2018
Europe

European Sustainable Development Week 2018

The European Sustainable Development Week (ESDW) is an initiative to facilitate the organization of activities that promote sustainable development across Europe. On this occasion, 10 embassies in Berlin, Germany, are engaging with the 2030 Agenda on the theme "Diplomacy for Sustainability" and organising innovative events around the SDGs.

Energy
Finance
Private Sector
Sustainable Transformation
Technology & Innovation
Europe
Global Issues
17 April, 2018 to 18 April, 2018
German Federal Foreign Office

4th Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue has proven to be an ideal platform for an international public and private audience to come together to discuss viable concepts for the ongoing transformation of the energy sector – the Energiewende.

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 Diplomacy
Europe
19 June, 2017 to 02 July, 2017
Global

Climate Diplomacy Week 2017

From 19 June to 2 July 2017, embassies around the world are celebrating Climate Diplomacy Week, with events taking place to highlight climate action in the EU and beyond. Conferences, citizens’ debates, exhibitions, films and social media activities aim to encourage informed debate on post-Paris climate diplomacy.

Development
Sustainable Transformation
Europe
Global Issues
24 April, 2017 to 25 April, 2017
Berlin, Germany

Planetary Boundaries Conference 2017

What are the implications of the Planetary Boundaries concept for society, economy and politics? On 24 and 25 April 2017, representatives from academia, politics, civil society, media and the private sector discuss this central question in Berlin.


 

Climate Change
Europe
05 April, 2017 to 07 April, 2017
Valencia, Spain

Climateurope Festival 2017

The Climateurope Festival 2017 offers a varied 2½ day programme of lectures, discussions, networking and performances to explore the state-of-the-art of climate information, and its uses and value in decision-making at both the European and national levels.

A key Festival objective this year is to discuss the advantages and challenges that climate services face with the water sector, natural reserve, and agriculture and food security. Transforming climate information through services for societal and commercial success is of top importance.

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.

Civil Society
Europe
23 November, 2016
Stockholm, Sweden

UNDP-Sweden Human Rights and Environment Seminar

The UN Development Programme (UNDP), Swedish International Development Cooperation (SIDA) and the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency are organizing this seminar on Human Rights and the Environment, following the Advisory Board Meeting of the Environmental Governance Project (EGP). The four-year EGP is funded by SIDA and addresses challenges for developing countries in implementing environmental policies and integrating environmental and social concerns into broader sustainable development policy making.

Climate Diplomacy
Europe
Global Issues
12 September, 2016 to 18 September, 2016

European Union Climate Diplomacy Week

After EU Climate Diplomacy Days in 2014 and 2015, this year the EU is dedicating a whole week to this issue. Missions from the EU and its Member States around the world will participate in reaching out to communities and organisations, highlighting positive global action on climate change.

Adaptation & Resilience
Sub-Saharan Africa
Middle East & North Africa
15 August, 2016 to 19 August, 2016
Windhoek, Namibia

African Drought Conference

This meeting will focus on the theme, 'Enhancing resilience to drought events on the African Continent'. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Namibia will organize this event in follow up to its role as UNCCD COP11 President and to the outcomes of the high-level meeting on national drought policies (HMNDP) held in Geneva in 2013. The conference will focus on identifying the specific needs of African countries in the area of effective drought mitigation, with a view to developing a strategic framework for enhancing resilience to drought events on the African continent.

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