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2nd Latin American Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation, Lima, Peru

21 February 2019
21 - 22 February 2019
Organised by the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, the Research and Transfer Centre “Sustainable Development and Climate Change Management” of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany) and the International Climate Change Information and Research Programme (ICCIRP). The event's theme is: “Fostering Climate Resilience in Latin America” and it will see the launch of a peer reviewed book, “Integrating Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Development in Latin America”. This will be a further volume of the award-winning book series “Climate Change Management”. The Symposium will include a special session on local knowledge and climate change. You'll be able to meet CDKN staff at the Symposium - watch this space for more details!  With our partners, we'll be sharing results and recommendations from our Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America programme.  

13th international conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA13), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

01 April 2019
CDKN will be participating in this year's CBA conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. CBA13 will bring together practitioners, grassroots representatives, local and national government planners, policymakers and donors working at all levels and scales to discuss how we can drive ambition for a climate-resilient future. For more information, visit:

Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific 2019

11 April 2019
11- 13 April 2019
The Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific (RCAP) 2019 Congress is being organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and hosted by South Delhi Municipal Corporation on 11-13 April in New Delhi, India. It will offer cities and regions from Asia-Pacific a variety of innovative solutions that build resilience to climate change at the subnational level. The event will offer a combination of high-level plenaries and technical sessions on the implementation and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and the New Urban Agenda of 2016. CDKN will explore new approaches on Water Energy Food Nexus, climate finance and understanding the knowledge brokering concept. Interested participants can write to us at

NDC Conference, Berlin, Germany

11 June 2019
Save the date! This year's NDC conference is taking place from 11-14 June 2019 in Berlin Germany. CDKN is co-organising with GIZ, UNDP, NDC Partnership, International Climate Initiative (IKI), LEDS GP, Initiative for Climate Action Transparency and Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement. More details to follow.

Resilient Cities 2019

26 June 2019
Resilient Cities 2019 will be the 10th anniversary of the Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, taking place over three days from 26th to 28th June in Bonn, Germany. The core objective of the Resilient Cities congress series is to serve as the global resilience implementation forum. Therefore, this special edition aims to discuss the state of local resilience, evaluate its progress and encourage all stakeholders to take action under the lens of the Paris Agreement and the resilience targets of the 2030 Agenda. The forum offers an opportunity for engagement among political leaders and representatives from the private sector, international organisations and research institutions. Through a mix of high-level plenaries, trainings, Reality-Check Workshops, debates, and parallel thematic sessions, they will explore multiple approaches to unlock resilience at the local level, which allow for innovation and improved social cohesion. Register here for participation: