Category: Event

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 […]

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 […]

GRP Events at the High Level Political Forum in New York

The United Nations will convene a High Level Political Forum, “transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies” from July 9th to the 18th In New York. The forum will review five of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): SDGs 6, 7, 11, 12 and 15.  GRP will be at the forum to explore if we are on […]

GRP Supports 12th Community Based Adaptation Conference

GRP Grantees will be sharing their lessons on local level climate action in Lilongwe, Malawi 11-14 June. The conference is being organised by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) in partnership with the Climate Justice Resilience Fund, GIZ, the Global Resilience Partnership, the International Development Research Centre, Irish Aid and Practical Action. Four GRP grantees will be attending the event and […]