Policy

GRP works to build a diverse movement of organisations to raise the ambition on resilience and increase investments to where it is needed the most. We 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 diverse voices through a number of regional and global policy events to advance inclusive and transformative resilience and foster radical collaboration.

Amplifying Local Voices

GRP works closely with grassroots organizations and partners to amplify the voices, stories and actions of communities on the frontlines of climate impacts.

Bridging the Gap between Ambition and Action

GRP works across diverse stakeholder groups to accelerate ambition and action on inclusive and transformative resilience.

Advancing a Unified Vision on Resilience

GRP works to advance an ambitious, coherent and actionable vision for inclusive and transformative resilience

Policy events

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Policy documents

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.

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.

Latest policy news

GRP announces new CEO: Jesper Hörnberg

Jesper Hörnberg has been selected as the new CEO of the Global Resilience Partnership, leading the partnership in its next phase. 

Reflecting on a decade of resilience: The journey and the road ahead

The GRP 2024-2029 Strategy focuses on food, finance, and communities, with a special emphasis on youth and women

Job opportunity: Senior Programme Manager for the Resilience Hub at COP29

We are looking for a consultant to manage the planning and operational delivery of the overall Resilience Hub programme for COP29. Apply by 05 March 2024.

Youth taking the lead: Reflections from the 2023 Asia Pacific Youth Environment Forum 

As next week marks the start of the sixth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-6) on 26 February, Rubina Adhikari from ICCCAD shares her reflections from last year's youth forum.

What I learnt over three years of reporting on the COP Resilience Hub

From resilience as ‘everywhere but nowhere at COP’ to resilience as central to equitable and efficient climate action – insights from COP26, COP27, and COP28 Resilience Hubs