On the 15th of December 2020, the High-level Panel on Green Alliance underlined the commitment of Caribbean states and the European Union (EU) to ambitious global climate action. Co-hosted by the German Federal Foreign Office and the European Commission, it demonstrated that action on climate change mitigation and resilience to climate-fragility risks will be core pillars for the future partnership between the two regions.
Panellists made a strong call for addressing the technical and financing challenges of implementing mitigation and adaptation strategies. Eighty participants from around the world tuned in to follow the panel.
The panel discussed:
To get more information about climate-fragility risks in the Caribbean, take a look at the risk brief and two-pager from the Climate Security Expert Network: