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Coping with Environmental Challenges

Events Programme

Coping with Environmental Challenges

6 Jul 2021

Event Duration

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Event Description

UNESCO side event at the High-level political forum on Sustainable Development

Detailed Programme
  • Welcome remarks by the moderator 
  • UNESCO designated sites: model regions to cope with climate change
  • Addressing climate change and biodiversity from the scientific perspective
    • Co-benefits from biodiversity protection and climate action: Insights from the joint IPBES/IPCC workshop
    • The Role of Marine Ecosystems
  • Climate action and global policies - The role and responsibility of G20 and Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
  • Youth as agents of change and part of the solutions
  • The way forward: The link between science, policy and concrete action
  • Final remarks and future ways to engage
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Event Aims/Objectives

Using concrete examples, this side event will highlight solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation based on inclusive, transparent, and empowering governance processes, adapted to local conservation, social and economic needs, based on evidence provided by its unique global network of designated sites.