Tackling climate change in fragile states and protracted crisis situations

An IIED Debates online event

Many of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries also suffer from protracted humanitarian crises linked to conflict, displacement and state fragility. As climate change worsens it will become increasingly difficult for humanitarian agencies to address the needs of people affected by conflict and disasters unless majors reforms are made in the way that they work.

This IIED Debates online event on Monday, 18 October will ask what needs to change and what role humanitarian agencies can play in tackling climate change in fragile states and protracted crisis situations.

This webinar will use the Zoom video conferencing platform. For those who have not attended a Zoom webinar before, please read this guide to participation as an attendee

About the panel: 
Professor Clionadh Raleigh is professor of of Political Geography and Conflict at the University of Sussex
Paul Knox-Clarke is co-founder of the Climate and Humanitarian Crisis Initiative
Dr Catherine-Lune Grayson is policy advisor at the International Committee of the Red Cross
Degan Ali is an internationally-renowned humanitarian leader and organisational development consultant and the executive director of Adeso
Abdurahman Sharif is senior director of partnerships and outreach – Europe at Internews and former director of the Somalia NGO Consortium
Caroline Voûte is health policy advisor in the programmes unit of MSF UK
Simon Addison (moderator) is principal researcher and team leader (public policy for climate resilient development) at IIED

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