Conference.01 Nov 2021, 18:30 - 19:30 CET

COP26 | Water action as answer to climate change. Collaborative approach for resilience

This session - jointly organized by the UN-Water Expert Group and the Water and Climate Coalition - will highlight the cross-cutting role of water solutions for adaptation and mitigation.

Green - blue gradient background taken from the COP26 Water Pavilion logo

It will showcase how water and climate change adaptation can be integrated into national policies, such as NDCs, as well as how to mobilize financing for climate-resilient water management. Ways to involve communities, vulnerable people, women, youth and civil society to build resilience will be presented and discussed with the audience.

This event will showcase how water and climate change adaptation can be integrated into national climate and other relevant policies and strategies such as NDCs as well as how to mobilize financing for climate-resilient water management. Ways to involve communities, vulnerable people, women, youth and civil society to build resilience will be presented and discussed with the audience.

Speakers

  • Gilbert Houngbo, UN-Water, Chair
  • Lindsey Blodgétt, The World Youth Parliament for Water
  • Tom Williams, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), Director of Nature Action and Water
  • Ingrid Timboe, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA), Policy Director
  • Edeh Chioma Felistas Amudi
  • Juan Manuel Sanclemente Garcia
  • Johannes Cullmann, WMO, Director of Water and Cryosphere
  • Anil Mishra, UNESCO, Chief of Hydrological Processes and Water Scarcity Section

More information on the event

Water and climateWater and the 2030 Agenda
01 Nov 2021, 18:30 - 19:30 CET
Glasgow
English