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
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.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Sustainable Transformation
South America
Central America & Caribbean
01 January, 2021
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2021

[Postponed to 2021, dates tbd] Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Climate Week 2020 will bring together representatives from the public and private sectors to exchange ideas and identify synergies in discussions, meetings and exhibitions on a diverse set of themes related to climate action and sustainable development.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
25 January, 2021
Online

Global Adaption Action Summit

The Netherlands will host the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) Climate Adaption Summit in January 2021, marking GCA's Year of Action (2020).

Past Events
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. 

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.

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
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.

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.

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
Security
South America
Central America & Caribbean

This side event will advance this debate, including around policy solutions, through the launch of the report Climate and Security in Latin America and the Caribbean, a partnership between two Brazil-based organizations: Igarapé Institute and Institute for Climate and Society (ICS).

Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Security
Sub-Saharan Africa
14 November, 2019
The Hague, Netherlands

Public Meeting: Climate and Security in the Sahel Region

The public meeting is organised by the Netherlands Atlantic Youth and study association BASIS. Speakers are Clingendael's Senior Associate Fellow Tom Middendorp and ICCT's Senior Research Fellow Liesbeth van der Heide.

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
Security
Sub-Saharan Africa

The Lake Chad region is caught in a conflict trap. It is experiencing one of the world’s worst humanitarian emergencies with an estimated 10.7 million people in need of assistance. adelphi’s study Shoring up Stability demonstrates, for the first time, how climate change is interacting with the conflict and compounds the crisis in the Lake Chad region. The launch event will present the findings from this climate and fragility assessment on Lake Chad.

Climate Change
Security
Sub-Saharan Africa

The Lake Chad region is caught in a conflict trap. It is experiencing one of the world’s worst humanitarian emergencies with an estimated 10.7 million people in need of assistance. adelphi’s study Shoring up Stability demonstrates, for the first time, how climate change is interacting with the conflict and compounds the crisis in the Lake Chad region. The launch event will present the findings from this climate and fragility assessment on Lake Chad.

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