Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2020 - online


Part II - final week of Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2020

29 September, 2:00-3:30 pm
Climate Change and a New Reality of Urban Displacement - Risks & Opportunities

During this session, risks of and solutions to increased urban violence and insecurity as a result of climate-change induced rural to urban migration will be discussed, providing an overview of global research and trends regarding the links between climate change, urban migration and risks for increased violence.

30 September, 5:00-6:00 pm
Moving Forwards: What's Next on the Research Agenda for Climate-related Migration and Displacement?

This discussion will bring together speakers from new and ongoing research initatives, aiming to provide policymakers with more robust tools and insights to inform projects, programmes and funding priorities, including a deeper understanding of how the nexus between migration, climate change and security plays out in particular countries and regions.

UNSSC Coffee Hours
01 October, 3:00-4:00 pm (weekly series)
Sustaining Peace in a Climate Change World: Why Climate Change Matters to Conflict Mediation

The final UNSSC Coffee Hour discusses the roles, challenges and opportunities of including climate change impact considerations in conflict prevention and mediation processes. The session will involve the discussion of a case study by three speakers, including a policy mediation expert and a local peace mediator.

01 October, 5:00-6:00 pm
MARSABIT - Documentary Screening & Interactive Discussion

MARSABIT is a 20-minute long documentary on the intersection of climate change adaptation and peacebuilding. Following the screening, an interactive discussion on the movie's themes will increase participant's understanding of how to integrate these areas of programming and will foster exchange and partnerships. 

02 October, 2:00-3:15 pm
Launch of 21st Century Diplomacy: Foreign Policy is Climate Policy

"21st Century Diplomacy: Foreign Policy is Climate Policy" is a series of op-eds, interviews, and in-depth articles providing fresh perspectives on the intersection of climate change and foreign policy, challenging foreign policy actors to prepare for the new global context amid a changing climate. The project, jointly led by adelphi and the Wilson Center, will be launched during this discussion.

Organizers: Federal Foreign Office, adelphi, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research 

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