Climate Resilience at COP23

The UN Climate Resilience Initiative A2R, in close collaboration with its Partners, is raising the profile of climate resilience at COP23. 

Climate resilience features as a cross-cutting issue throughout the Global Climate Action Days of COP23, culminating in three-high level events organized by the UN Climate Resilience Initiative and it Partners:

  1. Roundtable on Unblocking investment in climate resilience on Monday 13 November (13:15-14:45, Room 3, GCA Campus, Bonn Zone)
  2. Why Resilience Matters? Challenges and Solutions for Building Climate Resilience in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and other vulnerable countries on Tuesday 14 November (11:30-13:00, Room 6, GCA Campus, Bonn Zone)
  3. Working with nature to build climate resilient and sustainable development on Tuesday 14 November (15:30-17:00, Room 2, GCA Campus, Bonn Zone)

In addition, the UN Climate Resilience Initiative is organizing and contributing to a number of events at COP23:

  1. A2R side event: How can COP23 help deliver climate resilience to the most vulnerable on Tuesday 7 November (09.30-10.30, Fiji Pavilion, Bonn Zone)
  2. Development and Climate Days on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November (Kameha Grand Hotel, Bonn)
  3. German Development Institute event: Drought Adaptation and Resilience: Connecting the Dots on Tuesday 14 November (9.00-11.00, DIE Interconnections Zone)
  4. COP23 Presidency Event: Towards a Resilient Future: Frontiers of Risk Sharing on Tuesday 14 November (13.15-14.45, Meeting room 8, Bonn Zone)
  5. InsuResilience Partnership Forum on Thursday 16 November, where A2R will organize a working session on links between insurance and social protection and launch a joint contest with InsuResilience and the Climate CoLab on “Absorbing climate shocks and stresses” (all day event, Deutsche Welle)