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EVENT: CDKN in Rio – learn about our events, publications and partnership activities


Join CDKN at its events in Rio or watch us online

CDKN is sponsoring two major events at the Sustainable Development Summit in Rio de Janeiro this month. If you’re attending the Rio conference, we’d be delighted to see you in person. If you’re not, then please visit our website to watch these events streamed live online, and to find links to youtube recordings afterwards.

Mainstreaming climate change into sustainable urban planning – panel at the IIED Fair Ideas Conference

CDKN will share its experiences of integrating climate change adaptation and mitigation into sustainable urban planning, drawing on lessons from its project to reduce climate vulnerability in Cartagena, Colombia and other projects.

Sunday 17th June, 9.30am-11am
Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

Please read our full event listing, including featured panellists.

Climate compatible development for sustainability and climate security  – an official side event

This event will take the form of a high level debate on the climate security agenda in the Amazon and worldwide. Speakers will explore: how can climate compatible development approaches reduce the risks posed by climate change to water, energy and food security? Researchers, policymakers and members of civil society will showcase their experiences.

Thursday 21st  June, 11am-12.30pm
RioCentro Convention Centre (T-10)

Please read our full event listing, including featured panellists.

Follow these CDKN-supported partnership activities

CDKN is delighted to be supporting the Reframing Rio project – a multimedia project to catalyse widespread public dialogue on sustainability at the time of the Rio+20 Summit. The Reframing Rio project is led by tve, with IIED and IPS.

In Rio, the partners will be launching Life Apps, a series of documentary films about the power of technology to increase vulnerable populations’ livelihood prospects. CDKN has supported the development of these films, which touch directly on the effects of climate change, and options for poor and marginalised groups to build climate resilience.

Visit the Reframing Rio website for more information about Life Apps.

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