Past Events
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
24 September, 2019 to 06 October, 2019
Global

2nd Climate Diplomacy Week 2019

From 24 September to 6 October 2019, EU embassies around the world celebrate the 2nd Climate Diplomacy Week by reaching out to communities and partner organisations, highlighting positive global action and collaboration on climate change. Several events will take place to bring focus to climate action in the EU and beyond.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
23 September, 2019
United Nations Headquarters, New York

Climate Action Summit 2019

The United Nations Secretary-General will host a summit on climate change on 21-23 September 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York with the aim to mobilize political will and to demonstrate transformative action in the real economy in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

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

World Water Week 2019

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

 

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Global Issues
17 August, 2019 to 28 August, 2019
Geneva, Switzerland

CITES CoP18

The eighteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP18) will meet in Geneva, Switzerland, from 17 to 28 August 2019.

Adaptation & Resilience
Capacity Building
Conflict Transformation
Energy
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
31 July, 2019 to 01 August, 2019
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Humanitarian Energy Conference 2019

The Humanitarian Energy Conference (HEC) is a new global event that convenes the broad community of actors and initiatives worldwide working to improve and expand energy access for displaced and crisis-affected people.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Security
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
10 July, 2019
Delegation of the EU to the United Nations

HLPF Side Event - Climate, Fragility and the SDGs: Lessons from Lake Chad

This side event will draw on lessons from the field and expert inputs to discuss the purpose and value of assessing linked climate and fragility issues in order to promote peaceful and sustainable development. Due to limited spaces available, please register by Friday 5 July.

Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
09 July, 2019 to 18 July, 2019
New York, NY

High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2019

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2019 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019. The theme will be "Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality".

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Security
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
09 July, 2019
Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations

HLPF Side Event - Driving Transformative Change: Foreign Affairs and the 2030 Agenda

The side event will address the relevance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to foreign policy and international seucirty with the goal of better understanding how to leverage the SDGs to achieve core foreign policy objectives. Access the agenda here.

Climate Diplomacy
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
30 June, 2019 to 01 July, 2019
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Secretary General Stocktaking Meeting

The United Arab Emirates hosted a stocktaking meeting in Abu Dhabi from 30 June to 1 July, 2019 in preparation for the UN Climate Action Summit in September, 2019.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
17 June, 2019 to 27 June, 2019
Bonn, Germany

Bonn Climate Change Conference

The 50th sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) will convene in Bonn, Germany, from 17-27 June 2019. The Bonn Climate Change conference will address numerous implementation issues under the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement.

Climate Diplomacy
Security
Global Issues
04 June, 2019
Federal German Foreign Office, Berlin

Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2019

The “Berlin Climate and Security Conference” on 4 June brought together leading figures from around the world to discuss the growing risks that climate change presents for peace and security. It is was hosted by Germany as part of its efforts to further integrate climate-related risks into the international security architecture during its two-year term as a UN Security Council elected member.

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 Diplomacy
Global Issues
27 May, 2019 to 09 June, 2019
Global

Climate Diplomacy Week 2019

Climate change is one of the major challenges of the 21st century, presenting risks to international prosperity and security. Securing international action in response is a key foreign policy challenge.

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.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Security
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
14 May, 2019 to 16 May, 2019

Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is hosting the 2019 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development with the theme ‘From crisis response to peacebuilding: Achieving synergies’. The findings of a 2-year study on climate and fragility risks in the Lake Chad region will be launched at the Forum. The study provides recommendations for effective engagement in contexts affected by climate change and fragility.

Energy
Environment & Migration
Security
Global Issues

The European Conference of Defence and the Environment (ECDE) is Europe’s premier conference on the environmental impacts of military operations, live-fire training on military training lands, and management of environmentally hazardous substances.

Adaptation & Resilience
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Global Issues
13 May, 2019 to 17 May, 2019
Geneva, Switzerland

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is a biennial multi-stakeholder forum established by the UN General Assembly to review progress, share knowledge and discuss the latest developments and trends in reducing disaster risk.

Climate Diplomacy
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues

The aim of the event is to present and discuss a new essay series on the relevance of SDGs to foreign and security policy. In launching this series, we seek to underline the importance of using the SDGs to achieve core foreign policy objectives and engage in a dialogue with foreign policy practitioners on their role in delivering sound practices. 

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.

Environment & Migration
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
11 March, 2019 to 15 March, 2019
Nairobi, Kenya

Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4)

The United Nations Environment Assembly is the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment. The Assembly meets biennially to set priorities for global environmental policies and develop international environmental law. This year’s theme is “Innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production”.

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