The Hague Declaration on Planetary Security

With this declaration, we set out an Agenda for Action for the community of practice on Planetary Security. The Agenda for Action builds upon and seeks to contextualize the priority themes and geographic regions of the 2017 Planetary Security Conference. By signing the declaration you support concrete steps to address climate-related security challenges.

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Where the world stands on climate security? A summary of the UNSC debate.
“Climate change is inextricably linked to some of the most pressing security challenges of our time,” said Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, echoing many permanent and temporary members of the United Nations Security Council. This debate, brought forward under the Swedish Presidency of the Council, aimed at bringing forth the nexus between climate change and security, not only in a context-specific manner like previously acknowledged but for the globe as a whole.
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HLPF on Sustainable Development: 3S Initiative in Africa
On the 17th of July, the UNCCD will host a Ministerial Side Event as part of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The event will focus on the initiative on Sustainability, Stability and Security (3S) in Africa.
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11 July: Climate Security takes centre stage at UNSC
On the 11th of July, the climate-security link will be discussed in a full UNSC session for the first time since 2011. This sessions will be held under the Swedish Presidency to debate on the security risks relating to climate security. The debate is expected to be open and will, therefore, be broadcasted live at UN Web TV.  A key question now is whether progress will be made on the establishment of a so-called institutional home for climate-security at the UN in one form or another.
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