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Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2022
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Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2022

11 - 12 October 2022 (German Federal Foreign Office, Berlin)

17 - 20 October 2022 (Online)

This fourth edition of BCSC is entitled Climate – Conflict – Clash of Crises: Weathering the Risks. BCSC 2022 will convene high-level political actors, climate security experts and practitioners at the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin on 11-12 October 2022. The Conference will address climate impacts on peace and stability and its interlinkages with current geopolitical challenges, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine, trade and energy security and the looming food crisis.

On the agenda 

BCSC’s innovative programme will include new and emerging issues and debates, such as how to tackle rising geopolitical tensions linked to climate justice and feminist foreign policy as part of the response to climate security risks. The sessions are designed to be inclusive and engaging. geared towards identifying practical steps to move from theory to action on climate related security risks. The discussions will be informed by the flagship Weathering Risk initiative and its impact-focused Peace Pillar. You can view the in-person preliminary agenda here

The in-person sessions (11-12 October) will comprise a mix of political dialogues as well as partner-led, interactive sessions. To ensure broad participation on all levels and from all regions, there will be a follow-up digital segment (17-20 October) comprised of partner-run webinars and workshops, bringing together the broader climate security community of practice in the days succeeding the in-person conference.

To learn more about why tackling climate change is vital to peace, you can view our video, produced in partnership with The Economist Intelligence Unit, here and view the infographics here

The preliminary agendas for the in-person (Left) and digital (Right) sessions can be downloaded as a PDF below:

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To watch highlights from BCSC 2021, you can check out the Best of the Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2021 below.

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