Adam Day is the Director of Programmes at the UN University Centre for Policy Research. Prior to UNU, he served for a decade in UN peace operations, including in Darfur, the Middle East, and as the Senior Political Advisor to the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He currently oversees research programming on conflict prevention, peace operations, climate-security, and rule of law. He is the lead author of Conflict Prevention in an Era of Climate Change: Adapting the UN to Climate-Security Risks, and co-author of What can the UN Security Council do on Climate and Security? Adam is an adjunct associate professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He holds Masters degrees from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Brown University, a juris doctorate from UC Berkeley School of Law, and a PhD from King’s College London.