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COP24 side event: Exploring transboundary climate risks and opportunities

COP24 side event: Exploring transboundary climate risks and opportunities

Time and date:7 December 2018 16:00 – 17:30 GMT + 1 (CET)

Location:UK Pavilion, COP24, Katowice, Poland

Adaptation is a key challenge facing climate negotiators and policy-makers. Adopting a transboundary perspective on climate risk presents opportunities to advance global cooperation on the issue. This session explores transboundary climate risks and opportunities, drawing on case studies from around the world to explore the implications for national adaptation plans and global governance frameworks, providing an impetus for increased action, cooperation and resilience-building.

This event, co-organised by ODI and Wilton Park, in collaboration with SEI, is hosted at the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, taking place in Katowice, Poland. This event is open to all COP attendees.

Chair: James Corré– Programme Director, Wilton Park

Speakers

  • Rt Hon Mark Field MP@markfielduk – Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK
  • Kevin Adams @KevinM_Adams – Research Associate, Stockholm Environment Institute
  • Barney Dickson– Director, Strategy and Policy, Global Center on Adaptation
  • Arianna Flores Corral@AriannaFC86 – Capacity Building Fellow, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
  • Rebecca Nadin – Head of Risk and Resilience Programme, Overseas Development Institute

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