Author: Global Resilience Partnership

GRP at COP24

From participative dialogues to climate action awards, GRP will be well-represented at COP 24.   The 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) takes place in Katowice, Poland from 2-14 December 2018. GRP has become a partner in organizing this year’s Development […]

All in the Same Boat

Watch the documentary produced by the ResilNam project on women, Ecosystem Based Adaptation, and flood resilience in central Vietnam.  All in the Same Boat follows the lives of three women, Tran Thi Phong Tien, Le Thi Xuan Lan, and Le Thi Hoa. All the women have faced challenges in regards to flooding and recount their […]

Building Resilience is Central to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 1.5C Report

The 1.5°C report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) puts resilience of societies and Earth’s ecosystems at the heart of climate adaptation and mitigation. It goes further than previous IPCC reports, and sets the challenge of climate change within the context of sustainable development and planetary stewardship. It calls for climate-resilient development that […]

Event: Global ambition. Local action. Climate resilience for all.

Register for the Development and Climate Days 8-9 December 2018 (D&C Days 2018) event at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland.  D&C Days are held each year in the middle weekend during the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). They aim to influence the “ambition mechanism” process […]

One Resilient Team: Replanting mangroves to combat flood risk in the Philippines

Annually, typhoons batter the Philippines, but the replanting of proper mangrove species can help lessen the effects of these storms.

Article on ReThink highlighting GRP grantees’ work

Head over to Rethink.Earth to read an article highlight GRP grantee’s work on replanting and protecting mangroves to build flood resilience.  Building resilience one mangrove forest at a time

GRP at World Water Week

GRP is involved in and/or organising the following sessions at the 2018 World Water. Please come and participate and say hello! We look forward to seeing you there! Monday – 27 August – 14:00 – 15:30 – Room: NL357 Water, biodiversity and development: A magic formula for the SDGs Convenors: ADB, AFD, DFID, GEF, GRP, […]

Building a sustainable flood resilient future

Event, Wednesday 29 August 2018 in partnership with Z Zurich Foundation and IUCN. A World Water Week affiliate event Floods cause more damage worldwide than any other type of natural disaster and cause some of the largest economic, social and humanitarian losses. This session will showcase the outcomes of the $10-million-dollar Water Window Challenge funded […]

Testing the Added Value of Market Incentives on Disaster Risk Reduction in Western Nepal

Findings from a post-shock monitoring study Blog post by Arzu Culhaci, Mercy Corps _________________________________________________________________________ A quiet, somber look flickers across Laxmi Magar’s face, abruptly replacing the warm and settled smile that was there just moments ago. The subject of last August’s devastating floods has quickly changed the mood, and understandably so – the event wreaked havoc […]

Building Resilience: Evidence and Actions side event at the HLPF

On July 16, 2018 GRP convened the side event, Building Resilience: Evidence and Action, at the UN High Level Political Forum.  The meeting was opened by UK’s UN Permanent Representative, Karen Pierce, who underlined the moral imperative to tackle climate change and that unless action was taken global poverty would increase. Johan Rockström (SRC Executive […]