Save the date: Expert Dialogue on Slow-Onset-Processes in Oceans and Coastal Zones

What are Challenges and Opportunities for International (Development) Cooperation?

Dialogue on Slow-Onset-Processes in Oceans & Coastal Zones

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The GIZ Global Programme on Risk Assessment and Management for Adaptation to Climate Change (Loss and Damage) commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is pleased to announce the virtual expert dialogue on Climate change induced Slow-Onset Processes in Oceans and Coastal Zones, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 23rd November 2021 3.30 pm CET Online (in English).

The main objective of this dialogue is to foster a common understanding of the threats slow-onset processes pose in the given context as well as to discuss trends, approaches, and experiences to strengthen climate action, knowledge transfer, and international (development) cooperation strategies. The discussions will be based on insightful inputs from experts of related fields and an exchange of experiences to enable a holistic perspective on existing as well as future challenges. With regards to solutions, specific emphasis will be put on activities within the mandate of development cooperation. For more details, download the background note here.

Together with a diverse group of relevant stakeholders, we would like to encourage the joint discussion on:

  • What are the main facts and challenges for addressing SOPs in the context of oceans and coastal zones from the perspective of involved stakeholders?
  • Which action is needed concretely at the national, private sector, science, and local level to cope with SOP?
  • Which good practice approaches and potentialities exist for international and development cooperation to address SOP?