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Focus on Climate Justice

EDRC is working with partners to organise a high-level side event on climate justice ahead of UN Climate Summit in New York in September and a follow-up conference in Brussels in October.

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Implementing European Climate and Security Policies

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.

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EDRC convenes two workshops on Transatlantic Responses to 21st Century Environmental Challenges

The events were aimed toward setting up a new Transatlantic Environment Forum

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Rewriting the Rules of the European Economy

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.

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8th meeting of the Brussels Dialogue looks at "EU and UN Action on Climate Diplomacy – The Year Ahead"

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.

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Nobel Peace Prize Forum events address “Solving the Climate Crisis in Time: From Climate Destabilization to Climate Security”

"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 laureate

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The Future of Transatlantic Relations discussed at Brussels Experts Workshop

Experts discuss how the Trump administration's policy have impacted transatlantic relations and multi-lateralism in various areas and what consequences the EU should draw. The meeting was hosted by the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union office on 4 December 2018.

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BDCD / EDRC Delegation visits OSCE

Representatives of five organisations participating in the Brussels Dialogue on Climate Change (BDCD) were invited to an informal meeting of the Vienna Security Salon on 30 November 2018. The theme of the meeting “Climate and Security: An Issue for the OSCE?”

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Climate and security – what is Germany doing?

The consequences of climate change threaten to deprive people of their livelihoods and thereby become a danger to international security

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7th BDCD Examines Pros and Cons of a Multistakholder approach to Climate Change Governance

Dr Harris Gleckman, Senior Fellow, Center on Governance and Sustainability, University of Massachusetts, Boston was the guest speaker at the 7th meeting of the Brussels Dialogue on Climate Diplomacy held at the European External Action Service on 27 September 2018.

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6th BDCD focuses on the Role of the Military in addressing Climate Change & Security

The 6th meeting of the Brussels Dialogue on Climate Diplomacy (BDCD), organised by EDRC, was hosted by the European External Action Service (EEAS) in Brussels on 28 June 2018.

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