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First World Climate and Security Report out now

February 12 - 2020
  • climate security
  • Climate Risk
  • climate change
The World Climate Security Report 2020 is published on February 13th. It is the first global assessment and comprehensive overview of climate-related security risks.The report is published by IMCCS together with PSI and other partners. The IMCCS consists of senior military leaders and security experts representing 31 countries, who argue the military needs to address all credible threats to their respective nation’s security, including climate change impacts.

Luxembourg championing Climate Security Conference 2020

February 10 - 2020
  • climate security
  • climate change
  • conference
On 14 February, the first edition of the World Climate Security Report is presented in Luxembourg. The event is hosted by Deputy Prime Minister François Bausch who has recognized the need to put climate-security higher on the European and international agenda. General Tom Middendorp (ret.) will present the key findings of the report in Luxembourg and during the subsequent Munich Security Conference.

Climate Security prominently on the agenda in Munich

February 10 - 2020
  • climate security
  • climate change
  • conference
The world’s leading forum for international security policy, the Munich Security Conference, will take place from 14-16 February 2020. It will be joined by over 450 decision-makers and thought-leaders. Besides addressing traditional security topics, climate-security will be extensively discussed during a panel on the main stage on 15 February. Several related side-events are organized on 13 and 14 February as well. Stay tuned @PlanSecu

Improving Iraq's agriculture sector to contribute to stability

February 05 - 2020
  • development
  • food resilience
  • middle east
The Dutch Ministry of Foreign affairs is employing 8 million euros to introduce climate-resistance practices to the agriculture sector in Iraq. The four-year programme aims at enhancing the competitiveness of locally produced vegetables and fruits. The Iraq Horticulture Development Program will also have a significant impact on stability and food security in the country.