HIGHLIGHTS: Success in advancing ambition on adaptation and resilience at COP26
With 154 events from 80 partners and featuring 176 participating organisations and 21 major sponsors, the first ever COP Resilience Hub brought together a community of state and non-state actors in an unprecedented collaboration. In a High-level Plenary session at the end of week 2, Nigel Topping, High level Champion for Climate Action at COP26, […]
FEATURE: Scalable approaches to moving rural families beyond resilience in developing countries
Michael Carter – Director of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk & Resilience – shares examples from Mali, Bangladesh, Mozambique and Tanzania where risk management tools are helping rural families not only withstand shocks, but move towards greater prosperity. This is the ninth story in the Windows on Resilience series produced by CDKN and the Resilience […]
FEATURE: Ocean action is climate action – accelerating resilience to secure a sustainable future for coastal communities
Karen Sack from the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance shares examples from around the world where locally-led action is protecting the ocean and nature, and helping communities to adapt and thrive. This is the eighth story in the Windows on Resilience series produced by CDKN and the Resilience Knowledge Coalition for the COP26 Resilience Hub – a physical […]
The story of our sponsors – Deloitte
Over the next decade, the relationship between business and the natural world will be a defining one. We believe every business needs to play its part in turning their climate change commitments into action, which is why we’re proud to support the Race to Resilience’s global ambition for climate adaptation and resilience. Hannah Routh, sustainability […]
The story of our sponsors – WSP
We at WSP have long been committed to helping society in general and our clients in particular to better prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the future impacts of disasters and other emergencies. This specifically includes a specialisation in climate change adaptation and risk management. As a result, we are particularly pleased to be […]
Feature: Unlocking youth potential in water resilience and climate action
Three young climate leaders reflect on the role of young people in enhancing water resilience and climate change adaptation. Michelle Meaclem (World Federation of Engineering Organisations/Tonkin + Taylor), Rianna Gonzales (Global Water Partnership), and Elysa Vaillancourt (International Secretariat for Water) argue that impactful water resilience and climate change adaptation depends on meaningfully supported and empowered […]
FEATURE: Building heat resilience in Freetown, Sierra Leone
Freetown, Sierra Leone, is taking the lead to grapple with extreme heat in this fast-expanding African city. This week Mayor Aki-Sawyerr will appoint a Chief Heat Officer, a city official focused on heat and protecting the well-being of city residents. Kathy Baughman McLeod reports from the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center. This is the first story […]
What’s coming to the Hub? The Locally Led Adaptation theme programming
How are we planning the Locally Led Adaptation theme programming at the COP Resilience Hub and who is involved?
About our partners – ICCCAD
The International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) explains more about their work and how it connects with the aims of the COP Resilience Hub.
About our partners – University of Birmingham (UK) and the IOAF
The University of Birmingham with the Infrastructure Operators Adaptation Forum explain more about their work and how it connects with the aims of the COP Resilience Hub.