Past Events
Security
Global Issues
02 November, 2020 to 06 November, 2020
Online

Geneva Peace Week 2020

Geneva Peace Week (GPW) is a leading annual forum in the international peacebuilding calendar, and the flagship event of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform. This year, the forum will take place entirely online.

Security
Global Issues
07 September, 2020 to 02 October, 2020
Online

Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2020: Part II

A first part of the 2020 Berlin Climate and Security Conference, which took place in June, brought toge​ther leading figures from several sectors through two scientific workshops and a high-level political segment. After the summer break, this second part will reflect on how more comprehensive risk assessments could support forward-looking and preventative foreign and security policy.

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.

Security
Global Issues
23 June, 2020 to 24 June, 2020
Online

Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2020: Part I

This first part of the 2020 Berlin Climate and Security Conference brought toge​ther leading figures from governments, international organisations, the scientific community, the private sector and civil society through two scientific workshops and a high-level political segment. After the summer break, a second part will reflect on how more comprehensive risk assessments could support forward-looking and preventative foreign and security policy.

Security
Sub-Saharan Africa

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”. Climate security was one of the featured topics. This session focused on the opportunities and challenges of translating climate risk analysis into regional conflict and climate-sensitive programming.​

 
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).

Security
Global Issues
04 June, 2020 to 01 October, 2020
Online

CGIAR Webinar Series on Climate Security

Join the CGIAR webinar series on climate security for live and interactive sessions to highlight the importance of connecting science and policy in the context of climate security to ensure sustainable natural resource management and resilient food systems as a foundation for peace.

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.

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 Diplomacy
Conflict Transformation
Security
South America
Central America & Caribbean
North America

The Online Regional Dialogue for the Americas serves as a platform to open the conservation around key issues and questions on the future of multilateralism and its impact at the global, regional and national levels in the Americas.

Security
Global Issues
14 February, 2020 to 16 February, 2020
Munich, Germany

Munich Security Conference 2020

During its main conference in February, the MSC assembles more than 450 senior decision-makers as well as thought leaders from around the world, including heads of state, ministers, leading personalities of international and non-governmental organizations, high-ranking representatives from business, the media, academia, and civil society to debate pressing issues of international security policy.

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.

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