Latest Insights From Europe and North America

Call for an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework on World Wetlands Day 2020

February 4th, 2020

The scale and speed of biodiversity loss threatens people and life on earth. Populations of mammals, birds, reptiles,  ...

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Ecosystems Protecting Infrastructure and Communities (EPIC)

December 10th, 2019

Using ecosystem-based approaches to protect communities from  ... Read More

Trees have major role in disaster risk reduction, Eco-DRR course agrees

October 17th, 2019

While some climb gingerly down the debris to get a better view,  ... Read More

Political and financial support for new efforts to scale up use of nature-based solutions to be announced at Climate Action Summit

September 23rd, 2019

New York, 23 September – New initiatives aimed at increasing the  ... Read More

Events

Understanding Risk Forum

December 9th, 2019

UR2018 took place May 14-18, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico at the Palacio de Minería, marking the fifth global UR forum. More than 1,050 representatives from 101 countries and 550+ organizations participated in UR2018. The first two days were dedicated to side events, and the following three days made up the main conference. The Forum featured 23 technical sessions and 57 side events, which included workshops and trainings, as well as numerous bilateral  ...

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UN Climate Action Summit

December 9th, 2019

Climate change is the defining issue of our time and now is the defining moment to do something about it. There is still time to tackle climate change, but it will require an unprecedented effort  ... Read More

We bend, we do not break’: Integrated approaches to building resilience in light of Target E of SFDRR

December 9th, 2019

Please join the Partners for Resilience Alliance (PfR), together with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), The Nature Conservancy, and the Partnership for  ... Read More

Integrating Risk Management Ecosystems and Water-Related Risks

December 9th, 2019

Water-related disasters account for most disasters, with devastating environmental and economic consequences, wherein the deficit or excess of water result in a range of hazards, from drought to  ... Read More

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