Author: Global Resilience Partnership

Building a Resilient Future Event Documents

Building a Resilient Future Outcome Document Headline messages from ‘Building a Resilient Future’ prepared for the United Nations Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit Session Concept Notes: Session 1_The Intersection of Climate and Conflict Risk Session 2_Stepping up actions to build resilient food systems Session 3_Resilience Programming and Capacity Building Session 4_ Accelerating Resilience through Scaling […]

Call for Action & Launched Initiatives

Call for Action on Adaptation and Resilience: Co-leads Egypt and the United Kingdom, together with coalition partners Bangladesh, Malawi, the Netherlands and St Lucia, supported by the United Nations Development Programme, have developed this call for action. The call has been endorsed by 117 countries and 86 organisations and institutions as of 17 October 2019. […]

Audio & Visual from Building a Resilient Future

Open Access Photography from Building a Resilient Future Please, note Global Resilience Partnership’s photo policy in the Privacy Policy.  Livestream: Opening Plenary Parallel Sessions Closing Plenary

GRP Resilience Insights Report Launched

A new Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) and Itad report distils and illuminates the latest evidence from across the breadth of the GRP to inform future resilience programming at a time when it is more important than ever.   Building resilience where it is needed the most The world is increasingly unpredictable with more people than […]

Innovation Challenge Winners Announced

The Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) is delighted to announce the 16 winners of the latest GRP Innovation Challenge. The winning initiatives aim to build resilience at the intersection of Peace & Stability, Food & Water Security, and Disaster Resilience in the Horn of Africa, the Sahel, South Asia and Southeast Asia.    The challenge winners […]

Canada Commits CAD $2.5M to the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance to Build Coastal Resilience

 G7 meeting, 26 August 2019, Biarritz, France Ocean and coastal resilience was a key topic during Canada’s 2018 G7 presidency. At this years’ G7 meeting, held in Biarritz, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau announced that the country would commit CAD $2.5 million ($1.9m) to support the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance (ORRAA) a new […]

Connect with GRP at World Water Week 2019

The Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) is participating in three sessions at this year’s World Water Week and invites you to connect with us on site and online via the #wwweek hashtag. Our event sessions all focus on highlighting the successes, research tools, innovations and partnerships building resilient water and food secure communities around the globe. […]

New Report: Ensuring Water Security in a Uncertain World

Wellspring, a new report authored by The Nature Conservancy, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) and the Global Resilience Partnership, highlights the importance of Source Water Protection for ensuring resilience and water security.   Nine in ten natural disasters are water related. A problem is looming. Most water infrastructure isn’t designed to meet the demands […]

Building a Resilient Future, 22 Sept 2019, NYC

Join the resilience movement ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit for an event that sets out ambitious and transformative actions needed to build resilience.   Building a Resilient Future is a one day event held in advance of the UN Climate Action Summit (UNCAS) to reinforce the focus on resilience and the commitments expected […]

We Finally Have an Official Climate Emergency. But is that the full picture?

From climate change to climate crisis and now a climate emergency, the growing debate around the language used for some of our biggest global challenges is missing the most important word for addressing them: resilience.​   We are just midway through the year and yet 2019 has already seen several unprecedented weather events from Cyclone […]