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 […]

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 […]

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.