Full calendar of events for UNU-EHS at #COP25

  • 2019•11•27     Madrid, Spain

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    This year’s UN climate conference, COP25, will take place in Madrid, Spain, from 2 – 13 December. UNU-EHS will actively participate in the conference: We will be hosting a press conference, and our researchers will be leading various discussions about some of the key thematic concerns of this year’s conference.

    In the space below, you will find an overview of our activities at COP25. It will be updated as more information becomes available. You can also follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to receive the latest information.

    Wednesday, December 4

    Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Event: Connecting the dots – Join the interactive sprints on Digitalization & Blockchain, Climate Action and Education
    Side event by UNU-EHS PACET
    Venue: Capacity Building Hub
    Further information

    Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Event: Carbon farming initiative climate risk insurance
    Joint event by MCII and Fairtrade International on farmers resilience and climate risk insurance
    Venue: Room Helsinki
    Further information

    Friday, December 6

    Time: Whole day
    Event: Capacity-Building Knowledge to Action Day
    Lead by UNU-EHS and International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
    Venue: Capacity-Building Hub

    Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Event: Capacity-building Knowledge to Action Days: key messages & next steps
    Side event by UNU-EHS and International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
    Venue: Capacity-Building Hub

    Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Event: UNU-EHS press briefing: “Stay or go? – Migration in the light of rising sea level in the Marshall Islands”
    Venue: Press Conference Room CHILOE, Hall 10
    Further information

    Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Event: The Million Farmer Network: Bringing Climate Insurance to Vulnerable Farmers
    Launch event by MCII and Fairtrade International
    Venue: German Pavilion

    Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Event: Mobilizing research institutions & universities for climate action
    Side event by UNU-EHS, ICCCAD and LUCCC, InterU-GRD, FLACSO Ecuador and Technical University Berlin
    Venue: Capacity-Building Hub

    Monday, December 9

    Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Event: Climate Change Adaptation in a Multi-Level Governance Context
    Side event by Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII), Regions4 for Sustainable Development (Regions4) and Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3)
    Venue: Room 5
    Further information

    Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Event: One UN for Climate-Compatible Cities:
    City Climate Action! Activating the potential of settlements for low-carbon and resilient nations

    Side event by UNU-EHS, UN-Habitat, UNESCO, UN Environment, and ITU
    Venue: Room 5
    Further information

    Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Event: Nature-Based Solutions on the ground (SDG15): UN support to people and landscapes
    Venue: Room 1
    Further information

    Wednesday, December 11

    Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Event: Decision for Action: Perspectives on implementing evidence-based climate finance
    Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) will participate
    Venue: European Pavilion, Room Brussels

    Thursday, December 12

    Time: 6.30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Event: Climate change and human mobility: responding to displacement and migration challenges
    Robert Oakes
    Venue: Room 2
    Further information

    Friday, December 13

    Time: 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
    Event: Water management/flood risk reduction/JW-Eco-Technology as adaptation strategies in Africa/Asia
    Yvonne Walz to present on CLIMAFRI project
    Venue: Room 2
    Further information