Crisis, Conflict & Climate: From immediate humanitarian response to longer-term peace & development solutions
How can humanitarian, development and peacebuilding actors operate more coherently in addressing both the causes and consequences of climate and security crises? And what solutions are working and showing impact on the ground? Join experts from UNDP, SIPRI, WFP, Elman Peace & Human Rights Center and the Government of Sweden on 15 October 2020 at 8:30-10:00 am EST.
The Peacebuilding Commission and climate-related security risks
There is a lack of consensus on which bodies are most appropriate to respond to climate-related security risks. A new SIPRI publication argues that the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) is the most appropriate organ to address climate-related security risks at the UN, with its mandate to promote an integrated, strategic and coherent approach to peacebuilding across the areas of security, development and human rights.
Security Implications of the US Wildfires
The Center for Climate and Security (CCS) published an article on the security implications of the current US wildfires. It highlights the direct and indirect impact of the wildfires on people and the military.