Insights: climate change

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    Water, Peace and Security Arria-formula Meeting

    Tomorrow afternoon (26 October), an Arria-formula meeting will be held on water, peace and security. The meeting is being co-hosted by Security Council members Bolivia, Côte d’Ivoire, and the Netherlands; incoming members Belgium, the Dominican Republic, Germany, and Indonesia; and...

    posted on THU 25 OCT 2018
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    Climate-related Security Risks Debate

    Tomorrow (11 July), the Security Council will hold a debate on climate-related security risks. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, Margot Wallström, will chair the debate. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed; Hindou Ibrahim of the International Indigenous People’s Forum on...

    posted on TUE 10 JUL 2018
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    Climate Change: Arria-formula Meeting

    On Friday (15 December), the Security Council will hold an Arria-formula meeting on the theme: “Preparing for security implications of rising temperatures”. The meeting has been co-organised by a wide array of member states, including Council members France, Italy, Japan,...

    posted on THU 14 DEC 2017
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    Arria-formula Meeting on Water, Peace and Security

    Tomorrow afternoon (22 April), Senegalese President Macky Sall will chair an Arria-formula meeting on water, peace and security. Members are expected to discuss the interlinkages between water, peace and security; best practices in water cooperation; and cooperation between UN and...

    posted on THU 21 APR 2016
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    Open Debate: Peace and Security Challenges for Small Island Developing States

    Tomorrow morning (30 July), the Council is scheduled to hold an open debate on the peace and security challenges facing small island developing states. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi of Samoa, Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller of...

    posted on WED 29 JUL 2015
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    Arria-Formula Meeting on Climate Change as a Threat Multiplier

    Tomorrow morning (30 June), Ambassador Román Oyarzun (Spain) and Ambassador Ramlan Bin Ibrahim (Malaysia) will co-chair an Arria-formula meeting on the role of climate change as a threat multiplier for global security. Members are expected to discuss the interconnected threats...

    posted on MON 29 JUN 2015
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    The Secretary-General’s 2013 Security Council Retreat

    The annual Security Council retreat with the Secretary-General begins this evening (22 April) in Greentree, New York, with a full day of discussions tomorrow (23 April). The Secretary-General and senior staff of the UN Secretariat will meet with the permanent...

    posted on MON 22 APR 2013
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    Arria Formula Meeting on Climate Change

    Tomorrow morning (15 February) Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant (UK) and Ambassador Masood Khan (Pakistan) will co-chair an Arria formula meeting on the “Security Dimensions of Climate Change”. It seems that the aim of the debate is to have an interactive...

    posted on THU 14 FEB 2013
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    Climate Change Negotiations

    Council members are continuing today their negotiations on a possible presidential statement on climate change. This morning there was a meeting at permanent representative level following meetings yesterday afternoon at both expert and deputy permanent representative level. It seems that...

    posted on TUE 19 JUL 2011
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    Impact of Climate Change Debate

    On Wednesday, 20 July, the Council is scheduled to have a debate on the impact of climate change on the maintenance of international peace and security. Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Achim Steiner will speak. According to...

    posted on MON 18 JUL 2011