The 12th meeting of the BDCD is being co- organised with EUROMIL as a conference on The Climate-Security Nexus: Implications for the Military – Installations, Operations and Personnel in Brussels on 24 October 2019Read More
The 11th Meeting of the Brussels Dialogue on Climate Diplomacy will be organized as a seminar with the Belgian Federal Public Service of Foreign Affairs – 23 October 2019Read More
The second meeting of the steering committee in the project UNited for Climate Justice was held in Brussels on 24-25 June 2019. The meeting was convened to further the planning for the conference on climate justice to be held on 20 September 2019 in New York ahead of the extraordinary UN Climate Action Summit, 21-23 September under the motto “A race we can win!”Read More
The theme of this year's OSCE Security Day conference on 4 June 2019 was “The OSCE and the Sustainable Development Goals” including the role of the OSCE working with others to contribute to sustainable peace, security and development.Read More
Alexander Verbeek calls on American students to work with Europeans to fight climate change in the session on “Saving the Planet: All Countries on Deck”.Read More
Addressing the security implication of a changing climate requires an all-of-government and an all-of-society approach. This event examined how the military and defence community can play an important role in an integrated approach.Read More
The 9th meeting of the Brussels Dialogue on Climate Diplomacy was co-organised by EDRC and GLOBE-EU at the European Parliament on 9 April 2019 in association with the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change and the Institute for European Environmental Policy.Read More
The events were aimed toward setting up a new Transatlantic Environment ForumRead More
EDRC representatives attended a lecture by Joseph Stiglitz presenting "Rewriting the Rules of the European Economy" on 21 March 2019 in Brussels ahead of our workshop on Transatlantic Responses to 21st Century Environmental Challenges on 22 March 2019.Read More
Climate change and its effects are already proving to be a threat to international security. Extreme consequences are already affecting many people’s livelihoods and biodiversity on the planet. This event looked at what the EU and the UN have been doing and what they are planning for 2019 and beyond.Read More
"How to Solve the Climate Crisis?" was the title of the keynote speech by Al Gore, former U.S. Vice-President and 2007 Nobel Peace Prize laureateRead More
In 2019 EDRC launched its new 3 - year action programme: Integrating Development, Environment and Security (IDEAS).Learn More
The Brussels Dialogue on Climate Diplomacy (BDCD) is an informal network for the exchange of information and promotion of cooperation among European institutions, international organisations, think-tanks and NGOs active in the nexus between climate change and international, national, human and environmental security.Learn More
Through new ways of learning from each other, of pooling our knowledge and creating new innovative dialogues between environmental experts and policy makers we can increase the effectiveness of our separate - and also common - efforts.Learn More
Ahead of the upcoming UN Climate Summit in New York on 23 September 2019, EDRC is working together with the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and other partners in a project to analyse the relationship between climate change and inequality and put forward recommendations for increased coordinated action by a diverse range of international, regional, national and local organisations.Learn More
The GMACCC is a global network of serving and retired military officers, and associated institutions, committed to highlighting the potential security implications of a changing climate and advocating action, including by the military, to minimise the risks.Learn More
Ron is co-founder and Executive Director of the EDRC where he also co-coordinates the Brussels Dialogue on Climate Diplomacy.
Alexander leads EDRC's policy work and co-coordinates the Brussels Dialogue on Climate Diplomacy.
Jeannette is EDRC’s Research Coordinator currently focused on our work on climate justice.
Auset, from the U.S., assists in EDRC’s educational, research and programme activities on climate change and security.
Maria, from the U.S. and based in Sweden, assists with EDRC's communications and outreach work.
Nicolò, from Italy, assists with research and educational activities in our work for the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change.
Nishat is based in Pakistan where he assists in GMACCC's programme, research and educational work on climate change and security
Olivia, from France, advises EDRC in its work on environmental security issues
Jack is an associate of EDRC contributing to forward planning for the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change
Philippe is a geographer, cartographer and information designer based in southern Norway
Harris is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Governance and Sustainability, University of Massachusetts Boston. He advises EDRC on global governance and democracy issues
Valerie is an expert in multidisciplinary approaches to environment, development and peace issues
Nasser is the Director of Research at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, and professor of policy and planning at the Health Management and Policy Department at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon
This paper outlines the environmental dimension of the European security policy and security-related foreign policy and discusses how the integration of environmental concerns into this policy framework could – and should – be improved to support the delivery of the 2030 Sustainability Agenda, both in the EU and globally.Read More
This inventory produced for the Brussels Dialogue on Climate Diplomacy highlights over 100 publications, articles, initiatives and events from 2017. It includes everything you need to know about action on Climate Change and International Security in this landmark year.Read More