Past Events


World Ocean Summit 2018

2018 - Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

The fifth World Ocean Summit will be held at Riviera Maya, Mexico, on March 7th-9th 2018 and will grapple with some


Cities & Climate Change Science Conference

2018 - Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, Canada.

The conference aims to inspire the next frontier of research focused on the science of cities and climate change. The


International Conference Working across Sectors to Halt Deforestation and Increase Forest Area – from Aspiration to Action

2018 - FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy.

In 2015, countries made a bold and ambitious commitment when adopting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable


World Symposium on Climate Change Communication

2018 - Graz, Austria.

The “2nd World Symposium on Climate Change Communication” will focus on “addressing the challenges in communicating climate change across various


Global Landscapes Forum: Bonn 2017

2017 - World Center Bonn, Bonn, Germany.

The Global Landscapes Forum is the world’s largest and only science-led multi-sectoral platform designed to produce and disseminate knowledge and accelerate action to build more resilient, climate friendly, diverse, equitable and productive landscapes. The GLF platforms connects diverse stakeholders; provides learning opportunities; gathers and shares knowledge; and accelerates action to produce positive, sustainable impact.


Social Science Baha public event: What does migration mean on the home front? Implications for land and social change in Nepal

2017 - Hotel Himalaya, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Objective: The growing migration and mobility of young, able bodied men and women are having profound effects on land and


Policy Dialogue on Forest Landscape Restoration and Gender Equality

2017 - Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.

The current understanding of Forest Landscape Restoration moves beyond the ecosystem-based approach of previous years and defines restoration as “a planned process to regain ecological integrity and enhance human well-being in deforested or degraded landscapes”. Gender equality and women’s rights are critical for addressing these dual objectives.


Exploring agrarian livelihoods in Tanzania

2017 - National Museum and House of Culture, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

Two days of exhibitions, dialogues and film screenings at the National Museum and House of Culture in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, will explore the lives of sugarcane, tea and rice farmers and their role within the industry


Forest tenure reform implementation in Uganda: What lessons for policy and practice?

2017 - Hotel Africana, Kampala, Uganda.

Over the past decade or more land and forest tenure reforms in Africa, Asia and Latin America have provided greater legal recognition of local, customary, indigenous territorial rights and women’s rights. However, implementation of these reforms has been uneven and has led to mixed results, including increasing tenure insecurity.



2017 - World Conference Center, Bonn, Germany.

Under the Presidency of Fiji, the UN Climate Change secretariat with the support of Germany will host this annual meeting with one clear objective: making progress on the successful, inclusive and ambitious implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. This includes negotiations on the implementation guidelines for transparent climate action under the agreement, as well as showcasing cooperative climate action, including on vulnerability and resilience, with examples from around the globe.