Below is a list of all the upcoming events we think you should know about. Remember we are hosting the ‘Nature-based Solutions in a Changing Climate’ conferecence 7-9th July 2020. This will cover 14 sessions over 3 days. Make sure you register now and book now.

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Adaptation Futures 2020 in India

IndiaAdaptation Futures is the flagship event of the World Adaptation Science Program, which is one of the four components of World Climate Programme (WCP) based on the World Meteorological Organisation Congress XVI Resolution 18. As a premier event in the global adaptation spectrum, Adaptation Futures is a unique platform to facilitate dialogues towards action oriented solutions from a diverse range of stakeholders that includes academia, practitioners, scientists and policy makers from across the world. India along with other developing nations, has been instrumental in putting forth a global goal of adaptation with an aim of enhancing adaptive capacity, strengthening resilience and reducing vulnerability under the Paris Climate Agreement.
Apr 27 - Apr 30 Delhi, India | Energy and Resources Institute | Website

XVII World Water Congress

The event is jointly organized with the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea, Daegu Metropolitan City, K-water and the Korea Water Resources Association. The objective of the World Water Congress is to provide a meeting place to share experiences, promote discussion, and to present new knowledge, research results and new developments in the field of water sciences around the world. For almost four decades the World Water Congresses have been excellent events for the identification of major global themes concerning the water agenda, and for the bringing together of a large cross-section of stakeholders for the development and implementation of decisions in the field of water.
May 11 - May 15 Daegu, Republic of Korea | International Water Resources Association (IWRA) | Website

2020 UN Ocean Conference

The General Assembly through resolution 73/292 decided to convene the 2020 United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. The overarching theme of the Conference is "Scaling up ocean action based on science and innovation for the implementation of Goal 14: stocktaking, partnerships and solutions".
Jun 2 - Jun 6 Lisbon, Porto | United Nations | Website

IUCN World Conservation Congress

Held every four years, the IUCN Congress is the world’s largest conservation event. It brings together leaders from government, civil society, indigenous peoples’ organisations, business and academia to determine the world’s most pressing environmental and development challenges, and actions to address them.
Jun 11 - Jun 19 Marseille | | Website

Symposium CONNECTING Nature

Symposium from Think Nature: a multi-stakeholder communication platform supporting the understanding and promotion of Nature based Solutions.
Jul 6 - Jul 8 | | Website

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Cities as Social Ecological Systems

For scientists, practitioners and policy-makers interested in relations between socioeconomic and ecological components of urban systems. The conference programme covers a wide range of topics related to urban ecological aspects and social components interdependencies in cities.
Jul 6 - Jul 8 Poznan, Poland | Society for Urban Ecology (SURE) | Website

Oxford Nature-based Solutions Conference 2020

This international meeting will bring together leading academics from the social and natural sciences, engineering and economics, policymakers, civil society actors and business leaders to discuss the evidence for and potential of NbS to meet multiple SDGs, with an emphasis on addressing climate change. Through a mix of panel sessions and interactive workshops, this conference will draw together the current state of the interdisciplinary evidence for the socioeconomic and ecological effectiveness of NbS, and explore the social, technical, ethical, ecological, governance and financial challenges around scaling up NbS. As well as highlighting avenues for further research, the meeting will aim to generate guidelines for NbS design and implementation targeting decision-makers in business and government.
Jul 7 - Jul 9 University Of Oxford | University of Oxford | Website

2020 UN Biodiversity Conference

The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the tenth Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (Cartagena Protocol COP/MOP 10) and the fourth Meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (Nagoya Protocol COP/MOP 4) are expected to address a series of issues related to implementation of the Convention and its Protocols. COP 15 will review the achievement and delivery of the CBD’s Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. It is also anticipated that the final decision on the post-2020 global biodiversity framework will be taken, together with decisions on related topics including capacity building and resource mobilization.
Oct 5 - Oct 10 China | United Nations | Website

COP 26

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC is expected to take place from 9-19 November 2020, in Glasgow, UK.
Nov 9 - Nov 19 Glasgow, UK | UNFCCC | Website