Convene

GRP works to build a diverse movement of organisations that is able to raise the ambition on resilience and increase investments to where it is needed the most. We will ensure that those at the frontline of resilience challenges play a leading role in this endeavor.

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Policy Events & Convenings

GRP convenes and leads a number of policy events and sessions throughout the year to move the dial on resilience in policy fora.

Grassroots-led Frontline Funds Accelerator

Accelerating the capacity of locally-led “frontline funds” to be able to channel larger sums of climate and development finance.

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Adaptation & Resilience Pathway

This pathway provides an overview of the transformational actions and milestones towards the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Mapping of Resilience Initiatives

GRP has undertaken a Resilience Mapping of global and regional initiatives.

Policy Events

25Jun2022

London, UK

London Climate Action Week

18Jul2022

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week 2022 (LACCW 2022)

23Aug2022

Online and in Stockholm

World Water Week 2022

03Oct2022

Online

Partner

Community-based Adaptation Conference 16 (CBA16)

Policy Documents

Lessons from Adaptation Leaders

A Grassroots-Donor Dialogue on Locally Led Action. This regional virtual dialogue between grassroots’ organisations, development partners, and donor representatives reflected on successes and lessons learned in furthering locally led climate adaptation action in Africa. Grassroots organisations, networks and federations are invited to help lead future regional dialogues aimed at identifying present gaps to advance locally level action and help get money to where it matters.

D&C Days 2019: Five Pathways to a Climate-Resilient Future

Almost 250 participants from the grassroots to policymakers discussed and debated our five themes through a respectful and lively dialogue, and together arrived at key messages that we will share at targeted events during the second week of COP25 and at key international milestones during 2020 on the road to COP26.

Accelerating action to build a resilient 1.5 degree world, MPGCA Resilience Roundtable at UNFCCC COP25

During the Roundtable, focused interventions from 21 speakers grounded the discussion amid different context and scales, and all stressed the need to bring action on resilience and adaptation on par with current investment in mitigation. Over 100 participants shared 238 insights on successful climate actions to accelerate transformational changes and to address barriers to implementing much needed changes.

COP25 Agri-food Chains Roundtable Outcome Document

Advancing Climate Actions on Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture Food Chains for a 1.50 C Net Zero World Summary of outcome document

Building a Resilient Future Outcome Document

The Global Resilience Partnership convened over 50 organisations to come together at the Building a Resilient Future Day. The Day was sponsored by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and hosted by The New School in New York on 22 September. It was attended by over 500 practitioners from governments, businesses, grassroots groups, civil society organisations, media outlets and academic institutions with many others joining online and sharing their commitments to building a resilient future.

Latest News on Convening Diverse Voices

Crowd voting for the Catalytic Grants programme is now open

Cast your vote and rate the proposals that you think provide the strongest intervention and relevance for locally-led adaptation and resilience by 23 May 2022.

The world of finance is waking up to the reality of climate change, but money still isn’t getting to the right places

With existing financial flows failing to reach climate adaptation efforts on the ground, how can we improve local-level access to climate finance?

Financing Locally-led Adaptation: Action on the Ground

At the Gobeshona Global Conference 2022, GRP and UNDP co-hosted a session on financing Locally Led Adaptation with examples from the ground.

On the road to COP27, the UK’s COP presidency must follow words with action

Businesses and governments must renew their focus and ensure that we move towards this year’s COP27 in the best possible position, taking advantage of the momentum generated through key milestones along the way.

Is Building Climate Resilience Feasible in a Refugee Settlement?

The authors received a Catalytic Grant Award at the Gobeshona Global Conference in 2021 to support climate-smart agriculture and clean cooking practices in a refugee settlement.