UNFCCC COP26

This year’s climate summit, COP26, will be held in Glasgow, Scotland from 31 October to 12 November. In addition to the physical conference, there will also be a number of virtual and hybrid events to allow for more inclusion in the summit. GRP is engaged in a number of events and activities. These include the Resilience Hub, the Development and Climate Days, and the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action Resilience Day among others. Register for the events below.

Ahead of COP26 and together with CDKN and through the Resilience Knowledge Coalition, we are also producing a new blog series, Windows on Resilience. The series shares practical and inspiring solutions from communities and countries around the world. It is produced by CDKN and the Resilience Knowledge Coalition for the Resilience Hub. Read the stories below.

Events at COP26

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Windows on Resilience Blog Series

Read the stories from communities and countries around the world highlighting practical and inspiring solutions!

Knowledge for Transformative Action Towards a Resilient Future

On the 10th November 2021, the Resilience Hub at COP26 hosted a side event to showcase three major, global initiatives that seek to ensure that action to enhance adaptation and resilience stem from a foundation of research, knowledge and learning: the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), the Resilience Knowledge Coalition and the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA).

Can locally-led anticipatory action address climate impacts at scale?

There is considerable potential for more locally-led anticipatory action to prepare people for extreme weather and climate events and avoid loss and damage – reports Myriam Castaneda Solares of the START network, from a COP26 Resilience Hub event.

Creating resilient cities amidst climate change, informality and migration

The Oxford Martin Programme on Informal Cities is studying informal neighbourhoods, economies, health and climate change in cities. A panel discussion with Michael Keith, Kazem Rahimi, Tim Schwanen and Susan Parnell discussed climate challenges and the urgent actions that academics, policy-makers and the global community can take. This blog was originally published on peak-urban.org.

Launching today at COP26 – InsuResilience Centre of Excellence on Gender-Smart Solutions

Tuga Alaskary from InsuResilience Global Partnership shares a bold new initiative to drive gender-smart approaches in insurance and risk finance for climate disasters, launching on Gender Day at COP26, 9 November.

What’s in the pipeline for resilience? A perspective from a young water industry professional

Craig Hopkinson, Sustainability Manager for Anglian Water’s Strategic Pipeline Alliance (SPA), reflects on his role as a young person helping to deliver one of the largest infrastructure projects currently taking place in the United Kingdom.

GRP News about COP26

Adaptation & Resilience Solutions: The investment opportunity to grow the sector

During the COP26 Finance Day (3rd November 2021), the Resilience Hub hosted a side event to showcase the increasing range of adaptation and resilience innovations, as well as to discuss opportunities and barriers to scaling them. The panel discussion included speakers from Climate-KIC, Global Resilience Partnership, CDC Group, BFA Global, The Lightsmith Group, PayPal and FMO, the Dutch Development Bank.

Knowledge for Transformative Action Towards a Resilient Future

On the 10th November 2021, the Resilience Hub at COP26 hosted a side event to showcase three major, global initiatives that seek to ensure that action to enhance adaptation and resilience stem from a foundation of research, knowledge and learning: the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), the Resilience Knowledge Coalition and the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA).

Resilience in Focus at COP26

At the Global Resilience Partnership, we are taking forward the momentum and collaborations from COP26 into action to build a resilient future.

Innovating for Climate Resilience Fund

At COP26, the Global Resilience Partnership together with the Global Innovation Fund launched a new fund for climate resilience and adaptation.

Social Media Video Contest for COP26 Resilience Hub

What are your resilience solutions to tackle the effects of climate change?

Please contact info@globalresiliencepartnership.org with any questions you may have about GRP’s engagements at COP26.