This declaration sets out an Agenda for Action for the community of practice on Planetary Security. The Agenda for Action builds upon and seeks to contextualise the priority themes and geographic regions of the 2017 Planetary Security Conference. By signing the declaration you show your commitment to promote concrete steps to address climate-related security challenges.

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This declaration is endorsed by 134 people, including:

Mely Caballero-Anthony

Head of the Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies (NTS) - S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)

Alexander Carius

Co-founder and Director - Adelphi

Pascal Delisle

Adviser on Climate Change, Green Diplomacy Network - European External Action Service (signing in personal capacity)

Laurent Goetschel

Director - Swisspeace

Hassan Janabi

Minister of Water Resources - Republic of Iraq

Dirk Messner

Director - Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik

Monika Sie Dhian Ho

General Director - the Clingendael Institute

Paul Sinning

Executive Director - The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies

Dan Smith

Director - SIPRI

Ashok Swain

Director - Research School for International Water Cooperation, Uppsala University

Alexander Verbeek

Founder - Institute for Planetary Security

Caitlin Werrell

Co-Founder & President - Center for Climate and Security

Michael Werz

Senior Fellow, National Security Team - Center for American Progress (signing in personal capacity)

Kees Zevenbergen

CEO - Cordaid

Niyaz Abdulla

journalist - Radio Nawa (signing in personal capacity)

Rajendra Bahadur Adhikari

NGO - Rural Area Development Programme, RADP

Dr. Uzodinma Adirieje

President - Society for Conservation and Sustainability of Energy and Enviro

Derrick Agyapong

Communications & Development Associate - Association for Community Empowerment Solutions (ACES) (signing in personal capacity)

Desire Ahanhanzo

Information Manager - ICJ (signing in personal capacity)

Sara Al-Zu'bi

N/A - N/A (signing in personal capacity)

Bastien ALEX

Researcher - IRIS (signing in personal capacity)

Kenneth Nana Amoateng

Chief executive officer - Abibiman Foundation

Alice Baillat

Research Fellow - IRIS (signing in personal capacity)

Monique Barbut

Executive Secretary - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

Christopher Barich

Policy Researcher - (signing in personal capacity)

Luc Bas

Climate Reality Ambassador - Climate Reality Project (signing in personal capacity)

Hartmut Behrend

Project leader in Mali - GIZ (German International Cooperation) (signing in personal capacity)

Neil Bhatiya

Research Associate - Center for a New American Security (signing in personal capacity)

Mohammed Bila

Remote Sensing Expert - Lake Chad Basin Commission (signing in personal capacity)

Prem Bindraban

Director of European-Netherlands Office IFDC - (signing in personal capacity)

Jean-Luc Bodson

Directeur Environnement et Climat - Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Bas Bolman

Researcher - Deltares (signing in personal capacity)

Alexander Borum

Senior Partner - Huginn Advisory Group (signing in personal capacity)

Anna Brach

Human Security Cluster Leader - Geneva Centre for Security Policy (signing in personal capacity)

Roelof Buffinga

Head Climate Team - Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (signing in personal capacity)

Scott Carlin

Associate Professor - Long Island University (signing in personal capacity)

Nagendra Chhantyal

Secretary General - Youth Vision foundation Nepal (signing in personal capacity)

Cosmin Corendea

Legal Expert - United Nations University (signing in personal capacity)

Alexander De Croo

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation - The Kingdom of Belgium

Matthew Donovan

Citizen - Australia (signing in personal capacity)

Ed Dumrese

CEO - EDwise (signing in personal capacity)

Christian Dussey

Director - Geneva Centre for Security Policy


former Director of Energy Section - Unites Nations (signing in personal capacity)

Rana El Hajj

Climate Change program Manager - Issam fares Institute at American University of Beirut (signing in personal capacity)

Adel Essam Elsayed mahmoud

طالب - بني سويف (signing in personal capacity)

Nuha Eltinay

Director of Urban Planning and Sustainable Development - Arab Urban Development Institute (AUDI)

Mohammadien Eshak

Radio Journalist and News Editor - Radio Dabanga

Nadim Farajalla

Program Director - IFI - American University Beirut

Rhissa Feltou

Mayor - Agadez, Niger

Francesco Femia

Co-President - The Center for Climate and Security

Shiloh Fetzek

Senior Fellow for International Affairs - The Center for Climate and Security (signing in personal capacity)

Christiana Figueres

Convenor - Mission 2020

Peter Fischer

Deputy Director General for Energy & Climate Policy - Federal Foreign Office, Germany

Sophia Fulton

to show that we our committed to planetary security - Model UN (signing in personal capacity)

Alessandro Galli

International Coordinator - Common Home of Humanity (signing in personal capacity)

Anna Gans

Communications Advisor - the Clingendael Institute (signing in personal capacity)

Tariq Ghazi

Climate and Security Advocacy - Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (signing in personal capacity)

Gocha Goguadze

Chairman - International Youth Association TIP

Rob Groot

Director, Global Field Programs - IFDC, International Fertilizer Development Center

El Andaloussi Habib

Energy Expert - Expert Freelance (signing in personal capacity)

Emma Hakala

Doctoral Researcher - University of Helsinki (signing in personal capacity)

Lukas Haynes

Executive Director - David Rockefeller Fund

Peter Head

Founder & Chair - Resilience Brokers, Ecological Sequestration Trust

Rear Admiral Len Hering, United States Navy (Retd)

President - Center for Sustainable Energy

Gordon Hervey

Tsunami Research - (signing in personal capacity)

Renz Ferry Kris Ibe-Lacson

IOM Delegate - AWMUN (signing in personal capacity)

Dhanasree Jayaram

Research Scholar - Manipal Academy of Higher Education (signing in personal capacity)

Ronald Jumeau

Seychelles Permanent Representative to UN/Ambassador to the US - Seychelles Permanent Mission to the UN/Embassy to the US (signing in personal capacity)

Basak Kalkavan

Education and Research Assistant - Leiden University (signing in personal capacity)

Ries Kamphof

Associate Research Fellow - Clingendael Institute, Leiden University (signing in personal capacity)

Luke Kapchanga

Director - Emonyo Yefwe International

Dilshod Karimov

Student - APUS (signing in personal capacity)

Nicholas Kelly

Founder - Bau In Space (signing in personal capacity)

Marcus King

Director Masters Program International Affairs - The George Washington University (signing in personal capacity)

Adam Koniuszewski

Founder - The Bridge Foundation

Anna Kovács

- (signing in personal capacity)

Pauline Krikke

Mayor - City of The Hague

Miriam Kronenberg

Founder - Sustain Creatik (signing in personal capacity)

Johan Kuylenstierna

Executive Director - Stockholm Environment Institute

Harriet Lamb

CEO - International Alert

Baruti Likoyi

Senior Research Fellow - Recherches et Documentation Juridiques Africaines asbl (signing in personal capacity)

Hina Lotia

Climate Change, Water and SDGs - LEAD Pakistan

Isabella Lövin

Minister of International Development Cooperation and Climate - The Kingdom of Sweden

Nick Mabey

Chief Executive and Founder - E3G

Jane Madgwick

Chief Executive Officer - Wetlands International

Jean-Paul Moatti

Executive President - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement

Major General Anm Muniruzzaman

President and CEO - Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS)

Germán Muñoz-Díaz

Founder & Director - Bright Hong Kong

Dr. Abdoul-Kader Amadou Naino

Adviser / Chief Protocol and Public Relations - Lake Chad Basin Commission / Multinational Joint Task Force (signing in personal capacity)

Félix Nkundabagenzi

Senior Straregic Analist - Interior Ministry (signing in personal capacity)

Edward Nyameri

Project Coordinator -

Elizabeth Nyoike

Student - Student (signing in personal capacity)

Christo Odeyemi

PhD Candidate - University of Technology Sydney (signing in personal capacity)

Henk Ovink

Special Envoy for International Water Affairs - Kingdom of The Netherlands (signing in personal capacity)

Gül Özerol

Assistant Professor - University of Twente (signing in personal capacity)

Jyotiraj Patra

Project Manager - Oxfam (signing in personal capacity)

Rear Admiral Ann C. Phillips, United States Navy (Retd)

Advisory Board Member - The Center for Climate and Security

Haruna Professor Kuje AYUBA

Professor of Biogeography/Environment Science - Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State, NIGERIA (signing in personal capacity)

Didier Reynders

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs - The Kingdom of Belgium

Joseph Robertson

Founder and President - Geoversiv Foundation

Kevin Rudd

26th Prime Minister of Australia, President - Asia Society Policy Institute

Daniel Ruiz

Researcher - SSSUP (signing in personal capacity)

Bas Rüter

Director of Sustainability - Rabobank (signing in personal capacity)

Antonio F Sarmiento G

Researcher - Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (signing in personal capacity)

Amiera Sawas

Researcher - SIPRI (signing in personal capacity)

Melanie Schultz van Haegen

Former Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment (2010-2017) - The Netherlands (signing in personal capacity)

Jessica Scott

Education Manager - SDSN (signing in personal capacity)

Alma Rocio Segoviano Basurto

Academic - Carma (signing in personal capacity)

Neeshad Shafi

Co-Founder - Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar

Ali Sheikh

Water and Climate Change - LEAD Pakistan

Andrew Simmons

Director of Research - Resilience Brokers, Ecological Sequestration Trust (signing in personal capacity)

Monika Sobiecki

Privacy and Cybersecurity Barrister - Dentons (signing in personal capacity)

Herbert R Spigner

Develop Overall Policies Worldwide Love-Peace-Happiness - Herbert R Spigner (signing in personal capacity)

Erick Staal

ICT Architect - Personal (signing in personal capacity)

Jürg Staudenmann

Climate Policy Expert - Alliance Sud - Alliance of Swiss Development Organisations

Florence Sylvestre

Director of Research - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement

Mohamed Talib

Enseignant - Lddhs (signing in personal capacity)

Andrew Taylor

Networker - Allfed (signing in personal capacity)

Ray Taylor

Networker - Allfed

Tessa Terpstra

MENA Regional Envoy for Water and Energy Security - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands (signing in personal capacity)

Ron Thiemann

Director - Deltares

Lan Tran

Master's Graduate - Vancouver Island University (signing in personal capacity)

Laurence Tubiana

CEO - European Climate Foundation

Sam van de Snepscheut

- (signing in personal capacity)

Kitty van der Heijden

Director Europe and Africa - World Resources Institute

Swathi Veeravalli

Research Scientist - United States Government (signing in personal capacity)

Margot Wallström

Minister of Foreign Affairs - The Kingdom of Sweden



Joseph Wemakor

Founder / Executive Director - Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG)

Derek West

Defense Professional - United States of America (signing in personal capacity)

Scott Williams

Mission Finance Leader - EIT Climate-KIC (signing in personal capacity)

Fatima Yamin

Academia - Iqra University Islamabad Campus (signing in personal capacity)

Jakub Zientala

President - Jonge Europese Federalisten Nederland

Halbe Zijlstra

Minister of Foreign Affairs - Kingdom of The Netherlands