Past Events
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.

Development
Environment & Migration
Finance
Security
Technology & Innovation
Global Issues
11 November, 2018 to 13 November, 2018
La Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris, France

Paris Peace Forum

Inspired by the COP 21 model, the Paris Peace Forum will be a forum for discussion and debate with special emphasis on civil society initiatives, and for sharing experiences and innovative solutions involving all the stakeholders in governance.

Development
Security
Global Issues
24 September, 2018
New York, USA

UNGA High-level Plenary on Global Peace

On Monday, 24 September, the UNGA will hold a high-level plenary meeting on global peace. Also called the 'Nelson Mandela Peace Summit', it is based on UNGA resolution 72/243, by which UN Member States decided to hold a high-level plenary meeting on global peace in honor of the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela.

Adaptation & Resilience
Civil Society
Conflict Transformation
Development
Land & Food
Water
Sub-Saharan Africa
03 September, 2018 to 04 September, 2018
Berlin, Germany

High Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region

The High Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region will be held in Berlin at the German Federal Foreign Office from 3 to 4 September 2018. Germany will be co-hosting the event with Nigeria, Norway and the United Nations.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Development
Water
Global Issues
26 August, 2018 to 31 August, 2018

World Water Week 2018

World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. In 2018, World Water Week will address the theme “Water, ecosystems and human development”. adelphi will co-convene the seminar “Water and Security: Assessing Risks and Mitigation Options in Hotspots” on 27 August 2018.

Adaptation & Resilience
Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Development
Environment & Migration
Forests
Land & Food
Minerals & Mining
Security
Sustainable Transformation
Water
Global Issues
North America
09 July, 2018 to 19 July, 2018
Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN, 871 United Nations Plaza, New York, USA

ECC Exhibition during the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development

The Exhibition on Environmnent, Conflict and Cooperation (ECC) highlights the unprecedented environmental pressures and climate extremes that the world faces today. It was recently updated to encompass topical issues of sustainable development and peace, including the 2030 Agenda. adelphi's ECC Exhibition is shown during the HLPF 2018 by the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations with support by the German Federal Foreign Office as part of the Climate Diplomacy Initiative.

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
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Conflict Transformation
Development
Sustainable Transformation
Technology & Innovation
Global Issues
20 March, 2018 to 21 March, 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

2nd Global Adaptation Network Forum

The 2nd Global Adaptation Network Forum addresses some of the most pressing challenges for climate change adaptation. It provides an opportunity for decision makers, policy experts and practitioners to share knowledge and experiences on how to address these challenges. 

Adaptation & Resilience
Cities
Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Development
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
07 February, 2018 to 13 February, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

9th World Urban Forum

From 7-13 February 2018, the 9th Session of the World Urban Forum takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. adelphi’s experts will convene different workshops and provide their inputs on how to implement the New Urban Agenda.

Conflict Transformation
Development
Environment & Migration
Land & Food
Security
Water
Global Issues
18 December, 2017
Washington, DC or Remote

Conflict and Natural Resource Management

This panel event will provide an overview of the environmental peacebuilding field and highlight, frame and analyze the efforts of three conservation organizations whose efforts in this area underscore the benefits of this approach to achieving rights-based conservation outcomes.

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
Global Issues
12 May, 2017 to 13 May, 2017
Bonn, Germany

2017 Interconnections Conference

Integrated and inclusive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Paris Agreement, the New Urban Agenda, and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda is crucial. The Interconnections conference will convene leading scholars, leading experts, and policy makers from relevant fields to exchange ideas and to build bridges between sustainable development and climate change.

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
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.

Development
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
27 January, 2017 to 28 January, 2017
Cape Town, South Africa

6th World Sustainability Forum

The World Sustainability Forum 2017 aims at contributing not only to international debates but, more specifically, to enable an exchange, which sensitises the international community to the urgency, specifics, and existent knowledge base of sustainability on the African continent, and the African research community about international perspectives on sustainability.

Development
Global Issues
Asia
10 December, 2016 to 12 December, 2016
Dhaka, Bangladesh

9th Global Forum on Migration and Development Summit

The 9th Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit will take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Global Forum on Migration and Development is an initiative of United Nations Member States to address the migration and development interconnections in practical and action-oriented ways. It is an informal, non-binding, voluntary and government-led process that marks the culmination of more than a decade of international dialogue on the growing importance of the linkages between migration and development.  

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Development
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues

The 2016 Nairobi Conference on Earth System Governance: “Confronting Complexity and Inequality” is the seventh annual conference organised by the Earth System Governance Project. It should provide a lively forum to hundreds of scholars for joint discussions, the exchange of new insights, and the examination of the core ideas that underlie earth system governance and global sustainability.

Adaptation & Resilience
Development
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
17 October, 2016 to 20 October, 2016
Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Habitat III

The UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) will be the third in a series that began in 1976. It brings together diverse urban actors such as governments, local authorities, civil society, the private sector, academic institutions and other interest groups to generate a renewed political commitment to sustainable urban development and a “New Urban Agenda” for the 21st century.

Find more information here.

Adaptation & Resilience
Civil Society
Climate Change
Development
Energy
Finance
Forests
Sustainable Transformation
Water
Global Issues
26 September, 2016 to 28 September, 2016
Congress Center, Nantes, France

Climate Chance: Climate Actors World Summit

The Climate Chance summit aims at bringing together all non-state actors involved in the fight against climate change, involving local authorities, associations, trade unions, scientific organisations and citizens. Taking place just a few weeks before Habitat III and the COP22, the summit aims to develop new common messages from non-state actors to strengthen commitment for climate action.

Find more information here.

Adaptation & Resilience
Capacity Building
Climate Diplomacy
Development
Finance
Gender
Private Sector
Global Issues

The online course "Climate Change Diplomacy: Negotiating Effectively under the UNFCCC" aims at enhancing the participants' understanding of the global climate change policy framework. It includes modules on the science, causes and impacts of climate change, climate change mitigation and adaptation, the history of the policy making process and the UNFCCC framework, and the follow-up of COP21 and future climate agreements.

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