CDKN at COP28
The 28th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the UNFCCC will take place from 30 November-12 December 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). CDKN will have a busy COP28 programme and we look forward to meeting you at the multiple sessions we are co-convening with our partners.
29th November 2023
Stories of Resilience: Lessons from Local Adaptation Practice
This report is the second edition of the Global Center on Adaptation’s Stories of Resilience: Lessons from Local Adaptation Practice produced in partnership with CDKN. GCA and CDKN collaborated with community leaders to showcase their brilliant work in building local adaptation solutions across many challenging contexts.
2nd November 2023
Remembering Professor Saleemul Huq OBE (1952-2023)
Professor Saleemul Huq was a dear friend, mentor and fellow advocate to many of us at CDKN. We are deeply saddened by his passing and extend our sincerest condolences to his family, friends, the ICCCAD team and the many people around the world whose lives he touched in countless ways.
10th October 2023
Climate justice awards: Youth leaders announced
CDKN, the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) and the Youth in Landscapes Initiative (YIL) have announced the 30 sponsored participants to attend the Landscape Leadership Workshop and Global Landscapes Forum from 9-12 October 2023. Of these participants, 11 are recipients of CDKN's climate justice awards, supporting young climate leaders in Africa to implement an activity or process in their communities, landscapes or seascapes that envisions or advances climate justice.
21st September 2023
Resilience Evidence Forum Synthesis Report: Prioritising collective goals and scaling solutions
This report captures the key messages that emerged from the Resilience Evidence Forum, held in Cape Town from 20-22 June 2023. The report is based on the latest evidence and methodological advancements across different scales of analysis, as well as different cross-cutting themes. It emphasises the need to prioritise resilience as a collective goal, showcases success stories and outlines principles for scaling evidence-based solutions.
7th September 2023
CDKN at Adaptation Futures 2023
The seventh edition of Adaptation Futures (AF2023), hosted by Ouranos, the Government of Canada and the United Nations’ World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP), will take place in Montréal from 2-6 October. AF2023 will be a critical meeting point to advance discussion about climate change adaptation in an increasingly complex world. CDKN will be co-hosting three sessions and co-leading a masterclass. Find out more and register below.
CDKN at Africa Climate Week 2023
Africa Climate Week (ACW) and the Africa Climate Summit (ACS), both hosted by the Government of Kenya, will run concurrently from 4-8 September in Nairobi. The first of four Regional Climate Weeks, ACW aims to build momentum ahead of COP28 and the conclusion of the first global stocktake, designed to chart the way for fulfilling the Paris Agreement's key goals. CDKN will be hosting two sessions at ACW and one session at ACS. Find out more below.
#Art4Resilience: Apply for the Knowledge-into-Use awards 2023
The Knowledge-into-Use awards provide a unique opportunity to ignite resilience, celebrate creativity and embrace innovation in engaging with the latest resilience evidence. Apply by 17 September for a chance to win 100,000 SEK to develop your project.
2nd August 2023
Opportunity: GCA Local Adaptation Champions Awards
The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) seeks to reward inspiring, innovative and scalable locally-led efforts to address climate change and build effective climate resilience among the most vulnerable communities, sections of society and individuals. Submit your application before 31 August 2023.