Addressing the Security Implications of Climate Change


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Addressing the security implication of a changing climate requires an all-of-government and an all-of-society approach. This meeting highlighted the implications and examined how the military and defence community can play an important role in an integrated approach.


  • Date: 14-05-2019 15:00
  • Location: Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the European Union (Map)

Description

Moderator:

Alexander Verbeek, Founding Director, Institute for Planetary Security (IPS) / Policy Director, Environment & Development Resource Centre (EDRC) 

Panelists:

Introducing the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS) by General Tom Middendorp, (Ret), Former Chief of Defense of the Netherlands / Chair, International Military Advisory Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS)

Elevating Climate and Security in the Work of Policy-makers in the U.S., Japan, Australia and New Zealand by Shiloh Fetzek, Senior Fellow for International Affairs, Center for Climate and Security / Research Coordinator, International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS)

Recent Climate and Security Developments in Iraq and Mali by Tobias von Lossow, Research Fellow, Sustainability Research Unit, Clingendael - Netherlands Institute for International Relations

Programme / Speakers / Organisations.pdf

Participants.pdf

Participation is by invitation only. For more information contact us.

Organised by the Environment & Development Resource Centre and Clingendael - Netherlands Institute for International Relations for the Brussels Dialogue on Climate Diplomacy and the Planetary Security Initiative in association the Center for Climate and Security, the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change, the Institute for Planetary Security and the International Military Council on Climate and Security with the support the Federal Foreign Office of Germany