2021•10•22 Glasgow, UK
This year’s UN climate conference, COP26, will take place in Glasgow, UK, from 31 October to 12 November. 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 COP26. It will be updated as more information becomes available. You can also follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn to receive the latest information.
Please note that the times are specified in GMT (Glasgow time).
Launch of Evidence Roadmap
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
IGP Side event
Venue: Resilience Hub (Blue Zone), Finance & Investment theme
Building Financial Resilience in the Pacific
Time: 12:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
UNCDF, UNU-EHS, UNDP side event
Venue: Resilience Hub (Blue Zone), Virtual Finance & Investment theme
Delivering Resilience and Adaptation: Building Effective Risk Management & Protection Systems for the future
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
IDF side event
Venue: AXA office (external, not at COP venue)
Closing the climate risk protection gap: Lessons learnt from different levels of governance
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Side event organized by MCII, UNU-EHS, SIDS and MRF
Venue: Multimedia Studio 3
Pro-poor, gender-just climate & disaster risk finance to build resilience & address loss and damage
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
CARE side event
Venue: German Pavilion
Strengthening Youth Capacity for Transformation: Launch of the AGYLE call for interest
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
UNFCCC secretariat side event co-organised with UNU-ViE (PACET), UNFCCC Regional Collaboration Centers based in Africa (RCC Lomé and Kampala), West African Development Bank (BOAD)
Venue: 3rd Capacity-building Hub
Cities at the crossroads – The UN System helping cities & local governments accelerate climate action
Time: 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Side Event, by UN-Habitat co-organizer: UNDP, UNDRR, UNCDF, UNU, UNEP
Venue: Forth Room, Green zone
ROAR: Science and Innovation for Adaptation
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Formal launch of Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA), of which UNU-EHS has become a member
Venue: UNFCCC Meeting Room 4, COP26 Blue Zone
We Are All At Risk: Collaborative Efforts to Invest in Resilience and Close the Financial Protection Gap
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
V20 launch of the Sustainable Insurance Facility
How can better disaster risk finance, data, and innovation enable sustainable adaptation?
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
UNU-EHS & MCII side event
Venue: EU Pavilion (Brussels)
Race to Zero: Transforming cities through data, research and art
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Side event at EU Pavilion co-organized by UNU-EHS (FAST) and ICLEI Europe
Venue: Room B, Brussels Bloom Hotel, Rue Royale 250, 1210 Brussels.
Building Capacities towards NDC implementation and the global stocktake: innovative practices from the global south
Time: 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
UNU-ViE (PACET) Side Event co-organized by Fundación Avina, FLACSO Ecuador, International Development Research Center (IDRC)
Venue: 3rd Capacity Building Hub