COP 24 Side Event: Implementing Food-Energy-Water Security Early Warning Systems for Adaptation to Climate Change

December 8, 2018
Location: 
COP 24 Katowice, Poland

This side event at COP 24 will highlight recent developments and outstanding challenges in the design & implementation of food, energy and water security early warning systems in developing countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America that are vulnerable to climate change induced variability & extremes.

13:15-13:20 Opening and introduction to the panel

13:20-13:35 Malik Amin Aslam, Advisor to Prime Minister of Pakistan on Climate Change and Global Vice President-IUCN: Food, Energy and Water Security Challenges and Adaptation to Climate Change in Pakistan

13:35-13:50 Asim Zia, Professor of Public Policy and Director, Institute for Environmental Diplomacy & Security, University of Vermont: Mainstreaming Food, Energy and Water Security Early Warning Systems for Adaptation to Climate Change

13:50-14:00 Dr. Maria del Pilar Cornejo, National Secretary of Risk Management, Ecuador: Food, Energy and Water Security Challenges and Adaptation to Climate Change in Ecuador

14:00-14:10 Dr. Ilan Kelman, Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction, University College London, UK:
Warning Systems as Social Processes

14:10-14:20 Dr. Michael H. Glantz, Director, Consortium for Capacity Building, University of Colorado, Boulder CO: El Nino and La Nina Ready Nations

14:20-14:40 Q&A Discussion

14:40-14:45 Wrap-up & Closing

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