Upcoming Climate Events

20 Sep 2021 Series of webinars 2021: How are urban initiatives and actions supporting Green, Just and Productive Cities in the EU? A series of three webinars will be organised in line with the Green, Just and Productive city dimensions, as established under the New Leipzig Charter (NLC). The webinars will showcase examples and initiatives from cities on how to develop resilience and further the implementation of these dimensions at the local level, and providing a space for discussing achievements, remaining issues and future opportunities to help cities face their challenges in a strategic way and thus contribute to sustainable urban development.
European Commission
27 Sep 2021 The European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) Annual Forum workshops explore diverse approaches to green recovery This years’ annual forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is organised online from 27 September to 1 October. The forum will focus on green recovery and encourages us all to revitalise the strategy, recover after COVID-19 together and recharge for greener and more resilient Baltic Sea Region.
European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
27 Sep 2021 Ecocity World Summit 2021 The 14th edition of the longest running summit on sustainable cities invites experts, innovators, researchers, engineers, designers, policy makers, environmentalists, teachers and students to explore urban transformations for nature-based solutions.
Ecocity World Summit 2021
30 Sep 2021 Pre-COP 30 Sep – 2 Oct 2021 The Pre-COP brings together climate and energy ministers from a selected group of countries to discuss and exchange views on some key political aspects of the negotiations and delve into some of the key negotiating topics that will be addressed at COP26. As the UK’s COP26 Presidency partners, Italy will be hosting the Pre-COP at the Milan Conference Centre, MiCO, on 30 September – 2 October 2021.
United Nations Climate Change
30 Sep 2021 Seminar on strategies for managing and preventing drought impacts in mountain forests in Southwest Europe The Interreg MONTCLIMA project is organizing a seminar with the aim on sharing knowledge and experiences concerning good practices on drought management and prevention strategies in mountain forests in Southwest Europe, in order to contribute to forest drought management policies.
Montclima project
04 Oct 2021 Daring Cities 2021 - Global Virtual Forum Daring Cities is designed to empower urban leaders – such as mayors, city councilors, administrators, and urban thought leaders, as well as civil society decision-makers and community organizers – to tackle the climate emergency.
11 Oct 2021 Innovate4Cities 2021 Conference This international conference will be a gathering at the nexus of cities, climate change science and innovation, and is co-hosted by UN-Habitat and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM). It will bring together over 1,000 city leaders, scientists, researchers, innovators, academics, youth and business people to advance pragmatic and action oriented research and science that will help cities reduce their carbon footprint and increase resilience to climate change.
UN-Habitat and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM)
12 Oct 2021 Disaster Research Days 2021 The conference carried out as a webinar series organised by the Disaster Competence Network Austria (DCNA) supports the dialogue and the networking between the individual scientific disciplines and departments in disaster management. It covers climate change related impacts such as extreme weather events and floods, as well as the protection of critical infrastructure and discusses various methods of disaster management.
Disaster Competence Network Austria (DCNA)
19 Oct 2021 European Urban Resilience Forum The European Urban Resilience Forum (EURESFO) is a unique platform where cities, organisations and stakeholders from local and regional institutions can exchange experiences and discuss strategies for the planning of adaptation to climate change and forging urban resilience for local action. The event is an initiative from ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability and the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Urban Resilience
19 Oct 2021 Coastal Communities Adapting Together project event: Exchanging Knowledge and Best Practice across borders 2021 This second Coastal Communities Adapting Together (CCAT) project event brings together practitioners and academics, with expertise in policymaking, coastal management, climate change adaptation, community engagement and is about debating the best practices in supporting coastal communities in Wales and Ireland to understand the impact of climate change, and how it might impact their local communities.
20 Oct 2021 The Clean Energy Transition: From Vision to Reality This event is featuring high-level speakers representing a wide range of key stakeholders in the field. The conference intends to provide multiple angles on how to address this challenge and an innovative perspective on how to design the best societal pathways to reach climate neutrality by 2050.
European Energy Research Alliance
31 Oct 2021 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) In light of the worldwide effects of COVID-19, the COP Bureau of the UNFCCC, with the UK and its Italian partners, had decided to re-schedule the conference initially slated for November 2020. The COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, UK.
United Nations Climate Change
23 Nov 2021 Breaking Barriers - Final Conference of Urbanising Deltas of the World The virtual conference of the International Research and Innovation Programme 'Urbanising Delta of the World' (UDW) consists of a number of interactive thematic sessions. These sessions represent Breaking Barriers: Where and how UDW research crossed successfully the line to policy and practice? Researchers and practitioners from 13 project consortia will showcase their projects on how they have made newly generated knowledge work for sustainable and inclusive delta development worldwide.
05 Jul 2022 Nature-based Solutions in a changing climate Leading researchers from the social and natural sciences, engineering and economics are brought together with policymakers, civil society actors and business leaders to discuss the potential of Nature-based Solutions to meet societal goals in a warming world. Outcomes will be synthesised in policy briefs, a special issue and made available to a wide audience through a creative outreach campaign.
NbS Conference team