Climate Diplomacy

The Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security organized a side event at the UNFCCC COP 24 in Katowice, Poland on implementing Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Security and implementing early warning systems (EWS) for adaptation to climate change.

This side event featured: Malik Amin...

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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...

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Water is the essence of life. As we commemorated World Water Day on March 22, 10 experts (five from Afghanistan and five from Pakistan) gathered online and in person at the Peace Centre at Dawson College in Montreal for a week-long in-depth dialogue to find effective solutions and opportunities...

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During the ongoing UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn, Germany, Asim Zia, Director of Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security (IEDS), spoke at a high-level meeting organized by South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) and Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (...

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A seminar was held on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Pakistan on Friday September 29 at the University of Vermont with IEDS Director Asim Zia.

Pakistan is a large and strategically important country in south Asia. It is in the news frequently due to its tumultuous politics...

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We are excited to announce a new graduate research intern joining the Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security, Barbra Marden.

Here is her short bio:

I was born and raised in Uganda before moving to Italy. In 2001, I moved to the US to attend Northeastern University...

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El Niño Ready Nations (ENRNs) is a portal site for learning information about El Niño and how to prepare for the event. The mission of El Niño Ready Nations is:

-To create awareness about El Niño and foster knowledge about the topic

-To...

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Climate policy needs a new vision
By Asim Zia, Caitlin Waddick

Policies that split mitigation and adaptation don’t work. It’s time for a shift, say Asim Zia and Caitlin Waddick.
 
The climate change policy endorsed by the UN’s Framework Convention on...

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Reframing the Arctic: Cooperation, Not Conflict Workshop

This workshop is being organized by The University of Vermont (Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security and the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources), in partnership...

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Recent US-China agreement on post-2020 climate policy targets spurred an unusual wave of optimism during the Lima round of negotiations mediated by UNFCCC in December 2014. While 2 degree Centigrade stability target is still elusive due to the lack of deep GHG reduction commitments, Lima...

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