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Climate change, environmental degradation and conflict: Responding to environmental breakdown in areas affected by conflict

2 December 2022, 14:00 – 15:30 CET

This online event will convene high-level actors across policy, practice and academia, to explore how to accelerate adaptation and ecosystem restoration, while working to end violent conflict and create sustainable peace, with reflections on how developments at COP27 can be harnessed to this end.

2 December 2022, 14:00 – 15:30 CET

Introductory remarks by Andrea Meza Murillo, Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification


  • Prof. Michael Obersteiner, Director of the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford
  • Dr. Muralee Thummarukudy, Director of the G20 Global Initiative on Reducing Land Degradation and Enhancing Conservation of Terrestrial Habitat
  • Janani Vivekananda, Head of Climate Diplomacy and Security Programme at adelphi

Moderated by Andrew Gilmour, Executive Director of the Berghof Foundation

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