COP22 side event: Promoting Adaptation Research and Action around the World

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Tuesday 15 November 2016, 10.30 - 12.00
Brussels Room, European Union Pavilion, Area D, Blue zone

                
Organised by

  • Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, the Netherlands
  • European Commission
  • UN Environment (UNEP)
  • Stockholm Environment Institute

Description
Adaptation Futures 2016 brought together 1,700 people from more than 100 countries, sharing more than 1,000 examples of adaptation in practice and research. The session shares key findings, key issues for further research and discusses next steps in practice and policy.

Speakers

  • Sharon Dijksma, Minister for the Environment, the Netherlands
  • Richard Klein, Stockholm Environment Institute
  • Brian Mantlana, Chief Director of Climate Change Monitoring and Evaluation, South Africa Department of Environmental Affairs
  • Jacqueline McGlade, Chief Scientist, UN Environment
  • Patrick Child, Deputy Director-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission

Chair
Christiaan Wallet, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, the Netherlands

>> Download the flyer (pdf)

 

Thursday 3 November 2016
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