In Focus

Climate Resilience during COP23

The UN Climate Resilience Initiative A2R, in close collaboration with the Global Resilience Partnership and other A2R Leadership Group members, has succeeded to mainstream resilience as a cross-cutting theme during the COP23 High Level Engagement on Climate Action on 13, 14 and 15 November 2017, within the frame of the Marrakech Partnership for Climate Action. Together with its Leadership Group members, the A2R Initiative is co-organizing three high level events focusing on finance, the particular vulnerability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and nature-based solutions for climate resilience.

MIT Climate CoLab - A2R Initiative contest on Anticipating Hazards

Winners announced for the Anticipating Climate Hazards Contest, a partnership contest on innovation for climate resilience, together with the MIT Climate CoLab. The Judges' and Popular Choice Winners have been selected from 95 proposals submitted to the contest. Congratulations to the winning proposals!

Climate resilience capacities

The A2R Initiative promotes three essential capacities for climate resilience

About A2R

Watch the A2R video on essential capacities for climate resilience.

The UN Climate Resilience Initiative A2R: Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape is a global, multi-stakeholder platform accelerating action to strengthen climate resilience in support of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Paris Climate Agreement and the overarching 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.