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The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC will take place from 1-12 November 2021, in Glasgow, UK. CDKN will be participating at a number of events, at our virtual exhibition stand, and as part of the COP Resilience Hub. [more...]

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FEATURE: What’s needed to accelerate coastal resilience around the world?

Sven Kramer of Van Oord calls for proactive coastal resilience adaptation planning, the integration of nature-based solutions and innovative financing in order to accelerate climate change adaptation in coastal areas around the world. [more]…

FEATURE: Unlocking youth potential in water resilience and climate action

Three young climate leaders argue that impactful water resilience and climate change adaptation depends on meaningfully supported and empowered young people across all sectors and levels. [more]…

NEWS: CDKN at COP26 in Glasgow, UK

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC will take place from 1-12 November 2021, in Glasgow, UK. CDKN will be participating at a number of events, at our virtual exhibition stand, and as part of the COP Resilience Hub. [more]…

FEATURE: Financial pathways to climate-resilient housing

40% of the world is projected to live in vulnerable housing by 2030. Elizabeth Hausler and Monica Schroeder from Build Change show how financing improvements to existing housing stock is one way to provide climate-resilient housing at the scale required. [more]…

FEATURE: Building heat resilience in Freetown, Sierra Leone

This week Mayor Aki-Sawyerr of Freetown, Sierra Leone, will appoint a Chief Heat Officer, to protect the well-being of city residents. Kathy Baughman McLeod reports from the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center. [more]…

FEATURE: Solidarity Kliptown style - A resilience story from South Africa

In Kliptown, South Africa, a grassroots organisation is leading community responses to deal with the dual crises of Covid-19 and flooding. Thabang Nkwanyana reports. This is the 50th story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: CDKN at Adaptation Futures

This week the sixth Adaptation Futures international conference takes place online. Read more about CDKN's sessions at the conference. [more]…

NEWS: COP Resilience Hub launched to advance action on adaptation and resilience at COP26 and beyond

The new COP Resilience Hub has been launched to advance action on adaptation and resilience at COP26 and beyond. CDKN is delighted to be supporting it, to promote the inclusion of diverse voices, and promote knowledge-into-action. [more]…

FEATURE: Kwara, Nigeria - Young women lead the fight for greener and stronger communities during Covid-19

In the Kwara state of Nigeria, two young women have campaigned for resilient recovery from the pandemic and mobilised youth in the fight for greener, stronger and healthy communities. Azeez Abubakar reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Iseke, Tanzania - young people boost economic opportunity in midst of Covid-19 pandemic

In Iseke village, Ikungi district, Tanzania, a group of young female entrepreneurs is making liquid soap as a means of income and safeguarding their community during the Covid-19 pandemic. Jerry Danny, Charles Mnyororo, Emmanuel Hamis and Emmanuel Msumba report. [more]…

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