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August 2019

Pacific Adapt 2019 – Fiji

21 August 2019 - 22 August 2019
Tanoa Waterfront Hotel, 10 Nasoki St
Lautoka, Fiji
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2nd Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in the Pacific Region The Pacific region is affected by climate change at different levels. According to the 5th Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), current and future climate-related drivers of risk for small islands during the 21st century include sea-level rise, tropical and extra-tropical cyclones, increasing air and sea surface temperatures, as well changing rainfall patterns, among others. It is against this background that the “2nd Symposium on Climate…

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October 2019

ExCom WIM 10th Meeting – Bonn

23 October 2019 - 25 October 2019
World Conference Center Bonn, Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2
Bonn, 53113 Germania
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The tenth meeting of the Executive Committee (ExCom) of the Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) for Loss and Damage associated with climate change impacts will convene in Bonn, Germany. Established to assist developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change, the WIM promotes the implementation of approaches to address loss and damage associated with climate change impacts through: enhancing knowledge and understanding of comprehensive risk management approaches to address loss and damage; strengthening dialogue, coordination, coherence…

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Conference on Loss and Damage 2019

30 October 2019 @ 08:30 - 1 November 2019 @ 15:30 CET
Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies, LUCSUS, Josephson Building, Biskopsgatan 5
Lund, 223 62 Sweden
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While the proliferation of new papers and initiatives relating to L&D is promising, many challenges remain for the scientific and policy communities. These include how L&D from climate change should be conceptualised, how to measure and quantify existing L&D and predict future L&D, and what governance arrangements are most appropriate for different contexts. For example, which approaches to L&D from climate-related events can best account for both economic as well as non-economic impacts, where increasing evidence suggest the latter can…

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December 2019

COP 25 – Chile/Madrid

2 December 2019 - 13 December 2019
FEMA – Feria de Madrid, Avda. del Partenón 5
Madrid, 28042 Spain
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Conference of the Parties - Santiago Climate Change Conference 2019 The United Nations Framework Convention (UNFCCC) is the international response to climate change. . It is a treaty that establishes the basic obligations of the 196 Parties (States) plus the European Union to combat climate change. It was signed at the Earth Summit in 1992 and came into force in 1994. Chile joined that year. The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the supreme decision-making body of the Convention. The…

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March 2020

EXCOM WIM 11TH MEETING – BONN

10 March 2020 - 12 March 2020
United Nations Campus Bonn, Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1
Bonn, 53113 Germania
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The Eleventh Meeting Of The Executive Committee (ExCom) Of The Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) for Loss and Damage associated with climate change impacts will take place in Bonn, Germany...

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June 2020

June Momentum for Climate Change

1 June 2020 - 10 June 2020
online

In line with its COVID-19 response, the UNFCCC secretariat is currently not convening any physical meetings. But the work in 2020 remains critical for making progress on climate change and, as the Executive Secretary has outlined, is not in any form on hold. While the subsidiary body sessions (SB 52) have been postponed to 4–12 October 2020, arrangements for continuing work through virtual meetings have been put in place. From 1 to 10 June 2020, a series of online events…

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September 2020

Adaptation Futures 2020 – postponed

29 September 2020 - 1 October 2020
India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road
New Delhi, 110003 India
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The Energy and Resources Institute will co-host the Adaptation Futures 2020 with the World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP) in Delhi from 28 September – 1 October, 2020. It is the sixth in the Adaptation Futures international conference series on global adaptation and the first to be held in Asia. Adaptation Futures is the flagship event of the World Adaptation Science Program, which is one of the four components of World Climate Programme (WCP) based on the World Meteorological Organisation Congress…

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October 2020

Bonn Climate Change Conference – Postponed

4 October 2020 - 12 October 2020
World Conference Center Bonn, Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2
Bonn, 53113 Germania
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Please note the SB 52 conference, scheduled to take place in October 2020, has been postponed to 2021. The new dates are to be confirmed

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ExCom WIM 12th meeting – online

12 October 2020 - 16 October 2020
online

The Twelfth Meeting of the Executive Committee (ExCom) of the Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) for Loss and Damage Associated with Climate Change Impacts will convene online, sue to the current Covid-19 emergency. Established to assist developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change, the WIM promotes the implementation of approaches to address loss and damage associated with climate change impacts through: enhancing knowledge and understanding of comprehensive risk management approaches to address loss and damage;…

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November 2020

Anchoring Loss and Damage in Enhanced Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)

18 November 2020 @ 09:30 - 11:00 GMT

Very few of the original NDCs submitted in 2015 included loss and damage. The countries that did include L&D were those that were the most vulnerable to climate impacts such as small island developing states from sea level rise and African countries facing increasing drought. In 2020 the majority of the NDCs are expected to be updated to capture increased ambition in preparation for COP26. As part of this process and to make the NDCs more inclusive loss and damage…

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