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  • Reduced Climate Induced Loss & Damage Sendai Stakeholders Children and Youth Group
    United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth, Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group


    Date: 22 Jul 2021
    https://www.preventionweb.net/go/79077

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Reduced Climate Induced Loss & Damage

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Sendai Stakeholders Children and Youth Group
United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth, Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group (UNMGCY)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 22 Jul 2021 Location: Online event

Background

The term loss and damage is used within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process to refer to the harms caused by anthropogenic climate change. The present UNFCCC loss and damage mechanism consists of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage. The focus of the current four thematic expert groups are: slow onset events, non-economic losses, displacement related to the adverse impacts of climate change, and comprehensive risk management and transformational approaches. YOUNGO facilitates the representation and contribution of children and youth within the committee. In order to

Objectives

  • Enhance the knowledge about the concept of loss and damage, as well as challenges and nature based solutions for prevention and mitigation;
  • Initiate the development of solution oriented children and youth policy recommendations on loss and damage.

Time

GMT 13:00 - 14:30

Speakers

  • Jekulin Lipi, United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (moderator)
  • Marie-Clarie Graf, YOUNGO
  • Sadie DeCoste, Loss and Damage Youth Coalition
  • Animesh Kumar, UNDRR
  • Harjeet Singh, CAN International
  • Irfan Ullah, United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security
  • Moa Herrgård, Centre for Research on Healthcare in Disasters


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