Past Events
Security
Asia
11 November, 2016 to 15 November, 2016
Manipal Universiy

Environmental Security in India - Event Series at Manipal University

Manipal University is organising a thematic seminar series on “Environmental Security in India” in November 2016, under the auspices of the Climate Diplomacy initiative supported by the German Federal Foreign Office. As a part of the ongoing efforts to build the University’s research and development base in environmental studies and climate change, it seeks to establish synergies between fundamental research in natural (physical) sciences, engineering, security and policy, especially in the environmental and climate policy domains.

07 November, 2016 to 18 November, 2016
Marrakech, Morocco

UNFCCC COP 22

The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UNFCCC is scheduled to take place from 7-18 November 2016. During COP 22, parties will, inter alia, begin preparations for entry into force of the Paris Agreement.

Source: climate-l.iisd.org

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
07 November, 2016 to 18 November, 2016
Marrakech, Morocco

Climate Diplomacy Events at COP 22

From 7-18 November 2016, adelphi’s experts on climate diplomacy, climate resilience, local climate action, and more, were in Marrakech for the COP22 discussions and key side-events. In cooperation with the EU, the German Federal Foreign Office, NEPAD and other partners, adelphi convened and was involved in several side-events on climate diplomacy:

Climate Change
Environment & Migration
Global Issues
03 November, 2016 to 05 November, 2016
Liège, Belgium

The Hugo Conference: Environment, Migration, Politics

As the human dimensions of climate change are expected to be central dimensions of COP22, the conference will address the case of the increasingly numerous people displaced as a result of environmental disruptions, many of them related to climate change. For this, the conference will gather the research, policy and advocacy communities together one last time before COP22.

Adaptation & Resilience
Energy
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
North America

Long before the Paris Agreement, scientists, engineers, business men and women, public officials, academicians and non‐governmental organizations (NGOs) throughout the United States and the world were hard at work in solving the myriad of problems associated with anthropogenic climate change.

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.

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Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Minerals & Mining
Water
Global Issues
27 September, 2016 to 30 September, 2016
Calgary, Alberta

Under Western Skies 2016: Water--Events, Trends, Analysis

Under Western Skies (UWS) is a biennial, interdisciplinary conference series on the environment. The fourth conference organizers invite prospective researchers, authors, artists, and presenters to consider submitting proposals for oral and poster presentations as well as workshops and panels.

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.

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Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Security
Global Issues
26 September, 2016
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington DC, USA

The Conflict Potential of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation: Backdraft Revisited

2015 was a banner year for international commitments to address climate change. However, as countries take steps to implement National Adaptation Plans and cut emissions, policymakers and practitioners may find themselves grappling with the unintended consequences of climate action. How climate responses are developed and implemented could increase the vulnerability of populations and contribute to political instability.

Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
21 September, 2016 to 22 September, 2016
New York, USA

International Conference on Sustainable Development

"The aim of the conference is to identify and share practical, evidence-based solutions that can support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This year’s conference theme is Moving Forward: The SDGs in Practice. The ICSD provides a unique opportunity to bring together stakeholders from government, academia, the United Nations, international agencies, NGOs, and grassroots organizers to share practical solutions towards the achievement of more sustainable and inclusive societies."

Source: ic-sd.org

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited leaders from all countries to attend a special event on 21 September to deposit their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession to the Paris Agreement on climate change. The event will also provide an opportunity to other countries to publicly commit to joining or ratifying the agreement before the end of 2016.

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.

Climate Change
Global Issues
19 September, 2016 to 25 September, 2016
New York, USA

Climate Week NYC

Climate Week NYC is an annual event which is convened by The Climate Group. It brings together influential business and government leaders who are leading the low carbon transition. There will be events, activities and high-profile meetings across NYC, as well as other climate events in support of the SDGs and the Paris Agreement.

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Adaptation & Resilience
Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Land & Food
Sustainable Transformation
Asia
18 September, 2016
Lecture Hall 514, the Building of Architectural Planning, Humanity and Foreign Languages, Beijing University of Technology

The ECC Exhibition Launch at the Beijing University of Technology

The exhibition “Environment, Conflict and Cooperation” (ECC) will be shown in Beijing starting from 18 September 2016.

Climate Diplomacy
Europe
Global Issues
12 September, 2016 to 18 September, 2016

European Union Climate Diplomacy Week

After EU Climate Diplomacy Days in 2014 and 2015, this year the EU is dedicating a whole week to this issue. Missions from the EU and its Member States around the world will participate in reaching out to communities and organisations, highlighting positive global action on climate change.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Development
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Security
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
28 August, 2016 to 01 September, 2016
Davos, Switzerland

6th International Disaster and Risk Conference 2016

Under the topic "Integrative Risk Management - towards resilient cities" the IDRC Davos 2016 addresses researchers from the various disciplines, experts and practitioners, policy and decision makers, representatives from UN, IGOs, NGOs and the private sector. IDRC Davos 2016 contributes to the post-Sendai process and will cover different risk and disaster areas and cross cutting themes such as resilience, urban risks, mega catastrophes, sustainable development, climate change adaptation, underlying risks, and more.

 

Development
Energy
Land & Food
Sustainable Transformation
Water
Global Issues
28 August, 2016 to 02 September, 2016
Stockholm, Sweden

World Water Week 2016

World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI.

Adaptation & Resilience
Sub-Saharan Africa
Middle East & North Africa
15 August, 2016 to 19 August, 2016
Windhoek, Namibia

African Drought Conference

This meeting will focus on the theme, 'Enhancing resilience to drought events on the African Continent'. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Namibia will organize this event in follow up to its role as UNCCD COP11 President and to the outcomes of the high-level meeting on national drought policies (HMNDP) held in Geneva in 2013. The conference will focus on identifying the specific needs of African countries in the area of effective drought mitigation, with a view to developing a strategic framework for enhancing resilience to drought events on the African continent.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Energy
Forests
Minerals & Mining
Security
Water
Global Issues
Oceania & Pacific
18 July, 2016 to 04 August, 2016
Venue: Advanced Engineering Building (49), Foyer Area

ECC Exhibition at the University of Queensland, Australia

The exhibition “Environment, Conflict, Cooperation” (ECC), co-organised by The University of Queensland and adelphi, supported by the German Federal Foreign Office, is shown in Brisbane during 18th July and 4th August. The exhibition is accompanied by a public talk as well as a closing panel discussion:

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Co-Benefits
Global Issues

The conferenced will be organised by the World Health Organization and the Government of France with the objective to showcase how the public health community will support the implementation of the Paris agreement, in order to build healthier and more sustainable societies.

The conference will define a post COP21 action agenda for the implementation of the Paris agreement for healthier and more sustainable societies, to be supported by the creation of a Global Platform on Health and Climate. Moreover, the conference will result in the following specific outputs:

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