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  • Managing the regional risks of climate extremes and disasters: learning from the IPCC Special Report - event series Climate and Pollution Agency, Norwegian Ministry of the Environment
    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Overseas Development Institute


    Date: 18 - 19 Apr 2012
    Country: Cuba
    City/State: Havana

    Date: 26 - 27 Apr 2012
    Country: China
    City/State: Beijing

    Date: 02 - 03 May 2012
    Country: India
    City/State: Delhi

    Date: 04 May 2012
    Country: Thailand
    City/State: Bankgkok

    Date: 09 - 10 May 2012
    Country: Ethiopia
    City/State: Addis Ababa

    Date: 18 - 19 Jun 2012
    Country: Senegal
    City/State: Dakar
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Managing the regional risks of climate extremes and disasters: learning from the IPCC Special Report - event series

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

OTHER ORGANIZER(S): Climate and Pollution Agency, Norwegian Ministry of the Environment
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Overseas Development Institute

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 18 - 19 Apr 2012 Location: Cuba (Havana)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 26 - 27 Apr 2012 Location: China (Beijing)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 02 - 03 May 2012 Location: India (Delhi)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 04 May 2012 Location: Thailand (Bankgkok)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 09 - 10 May 2012 Location: Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 18 - 19 Jun 2012 Location: Senegal (Dakar)

This series of outreach events aims to inform stakeholders about the possible impacts of and options for managing the risks of climate extremes and disasters by region, as assessed in the IPCC Special Report.

Each two-day event will cover a range of topics, including:

- Extremes, exposure and vulnerability in the context of the Special Report (SREX)
- Observations and projections of extremes
- Impacts, losses
- Risk management options
- Towards and sustainable and resilient future

The events are informed by the IPCC Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation, published in March 2012. CKDN has produced regional briefing guides for Latin America, Africa, and Asia to accompany the event series. These are available for download, below.

Event website: http://cdkn.org/srex/

Target Audience

Policymakers, business leaders, academics, and civil society organisations

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