“We need young people from Somalia sitting at the decision-making tables of negotiations”, says Hassan Yasin, the co-founder of the Somali Greenpeace Association (SOGPA).
On 17 June (14.45 - 16.00 CET) the Planetary Security Initiative (PSI) is organising a public event on the climate-related security risks and opportunities for environmental peacebuilding. As a knowledge hub, PSI links climate change and security, aiming to catalyse action in affected contexts.
On the 2nd and 3rd of June, world leaders met for the Stockholm+50 conference to discuss how to achieve a healthy planet for the prosperity of all. The UN meeting commemorated the landmark 1972 Stockholm conference, the first of its kind focussing on the environment.
Today the Expert Group of the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS Expert Group) launched a 

Quad puts climate resilience center stage

June 02 - 2022
  • India
  • climate security
  • Quad
  • Indo-Pacific
  • Australia
  • USA
  • Japan
  • Climate resilience
Last week, the Quad Alliance met in Tokyo to discuss the most urgent matters impacting Indo-Pacific security, namely China's regional growth and the continuing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, yet it was climate action which took arguably the biggest share of the headlines, representing a concrete step in climate security's embeddedness in Indo-Pacific security cooperation.
Organized environmental crime has become one of the fastest-growing types of organized crime. In many conflict-affected contexts, it is the primary source of financing for non-state armed groups.