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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

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Community-based Adaptation Conference 16 (CBA16)

Policy Documents

Headline messages from ‘Building a Resilient Future’ prepared for the UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit

Incremental change is insufficient. These actions and initiatives need to be urgently scaled to accelerate transformation towards a resilient future that serves the most vulnerable communities and those most impacted by climate change and related systemic stresses. If we fail on these commitments, we fail on the SDGs and the Paris Agreement.

Stepping Up Action on Delivering a Resilient Future

This APCW affiliated event “Stepping up Actions on Delivering a Resilient Future” was held to provide stakeholders from Asia and the Pacific with the opportunity to raise the need for urgent action and share how this particularly vulnerable region is finding unique and effective ways to build resilience to climate change. The day complements the event held at Africa Climate Week, Stepping Up Action on Building Climate Resilience Agriculture and Food Systems in Africa.

Building Climate Resilience and Adaptation in LDCs and SIDS

The side event was organized by the IFRC on the margin of the HLPF 2019 high-level political forum on sustainable development, and was co-sponsored by Ireland, Egypt, the UK, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Malawi, Trinidad and Tobago, St Lucia, Turkey, among others.

Synthesis Report: Three Horizon Farmer Session at UFCCC Africa Climate Week

The Farmer session co-organised by took place as a side-event to the UNFCCC Africa Climate Week, 18-22 March 2019, Accra, Ghana. The session aimed to bring forward the role of farmer-driven (small-scale) initiatives in building positive, food secure and climate resilient futures in Africa.

Colliding climate and conflict risks: Building resilience from an integrated approach in fragile and most vulnerable places

The session “Colliding climate and conflict risks: building resilience from an integrated approach in fragile and most vulnerable places” took place within a GRP/FAO side event “Stepping Up Action on Building Climate Resilient Agriculture and Food Systems in Africa” preceding the UN Africa Climate Week, Ghana, 18-22 March 2019.

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.