Past Events
Water
Global Issues

In this SIWI World Water Week workshop organised by adelphi and IHE Delft, experts from the diplomacy, development, security, climate change and water communities discussed the conditions under which specific diplomatic tools can be used by riparian and non-riparian countries to shape regional cooperation to address climate, and other security and development challenges, such as migration.

Water
Global Issues
24 August, 2020 to 28 August, 2020
Online

WWWeek At Home

World Water Week 2020 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bridge the gap between the 2019 and 2021 World Water Weeks, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) organised 'WWWeek At Home' between 24 and 28 August 2020.

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.

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.

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.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Security
Water
Asia

Climate change poses a growing security risk in Central Asia and Afghanistan, where it has a particularly severe impact on glaciers and natural resources such as water, land and soil. As part of a preventive and stabilising foreign policy, the Federal Foreign Office launched Green Central Asia, a regional initiative on climate and security in the region on 28 January 2020.

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.

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.

Water
Global Issues
25 August, 2019 to 30 August, 2019
Stockholm, Sweden

World Water Week 2019

World Water Week is organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and is the annual focal point for global water issues, gathering leading water experts, decision-makers, and business leaders. The 2019 theme was “Water for society: Including all”.

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.

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.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Climate Change
Energy
Environment & Migration
Land & Food
Security
Water
Central America & Caribbean
Global Issues
29 April, 2019 to 14 June, 2019
Mexico City, Mexico

ECC Exhibition in Mexico

The exhibition Environment, Conflict and Cooperation (ECC) shows the unprecedented environmental pressures and climate extremes that the world faces today. The ECC Exhibition in Mexico is being organised by GFLAC and adelphi. It is supported by a grant of the German Federal Foreign Office and is part of the Climate Diplomacy initiative.

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.

Conflict Transformation
Water
Global Issues
North America
28 November, 2018
Flom Auditorium; 6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Water @ Wilson: 50 Years of Water, Conflict, and Cooperation

Water is critical. It grows our food, generates our energy, and ensures our prosperity. To address the challenges that stand in the way of building healthy, prosperous, and peaceful communities, we must first tackle the challenge of water insecurity.

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.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Climate Change
Energy
Environment & Migration
Land & Food
Security
Water
Global Issues
Asia
24 September, 2018 to 14 October, 2018
Jakarta, Indonesia

ECC Exhibition in Indonesia

The “Environment, Conflict and Cooperation” (ECC) exhibition visualizes the dramatic and growing impact of global environmental change. It demonstrates how climate change can threaten the security of the Asian continent, and showcases how climate, environment and sustainable development cooperation can contribute to stability and peace. Dealing with themes such as water, natural resources and climate change, the exhibition shows how environmental degradation and resource scarcity can spark conflict and create new security risks.

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.

Energy
Land & Food
Sustainable Transformation
Water
Global Issues

The German Federal Foreign Office and adelphi co-organized the side event “Global Resilience Agenda: A Foreign Policy Perspective on the SDGs” on 17 July 2018 at the High Level Political Forum 2018, which took place in the German Permanent Mission in New York. The event sought to deepen the understanding of the SDGs and geopolitics and the particularities of each region. A range of high-ranking officials from the UN and national governments joined the event, as well as experts from academia and civil society.

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