Adaptation to climate change as an opportunity for post-COVID-19 recovery

Strengthening planning processes for climate change adaptation presents an opportunity for COVID-19 response strategies to bring, in addition to economic recovery, a more climate-resilient future and in harmony with our natural environment. This was one of the main conclusions of the dialogue between 10 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in the framework of

MOOC on NbS for Disaster and Climate Resilience and Words into Action on NbS for Disaster Risk Reduction

On the International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction, 13th of October, 2020, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR), with the support from the European Union, launches two new educational products to increase capacity on Nature-based Solutions for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation. How do

Adapt Now A global call for Leadership on Climate Resilience

Adapt Now: A global call for Leadership on Climate Resilience

Este informe se centra en presentar la importancia de la adaptación climática, proporcionando ideas específicas y recomendaciones en sectores clave: seguridad alimentaria, medio ambiente natural, agua, ciudades y áreas urbanas, infraestructura, gestión del riesgo de desastres y finanzas. Está diseñado para inspirar acción entre los tomadores de decisiones, incluidos los jefes de estado y funcionarios

Daniel Puig

Daniel Puig works at the Technical University of Denmark as a specialist in national planning in the area of climate change. Formerly, he worked in the climate change specialized team of UN Environment, as well as in the environmental economics department of COWI A/S, a consulting firm based in Denmark with offices worldwide.

Elena Pita

Elena Pita is an Adaptation Programme Officer in the Climate Change Unit of the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment). She has worked as a consultant in Environment, Climate Change and Water for theDirectorate-General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission (DG DEVCO)

Lili Ilieva

Lili Ilieva

Lili Ilieva is an international consultant, holds a PhD in Science and Management of Climate Change from the University of Venice, Ca ‘Foscari in Italy. She has experience in managing research projects at Practical Action Latin America and the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (CMCC), Italy. Her specialization is in natural resource management, resilient livelihoods,

María Zorrilla Ramos

María holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, a Master’s Degree in Regional Studies and a Doctorate in Political and Social Sciences. Since 1995 she has worked in the area of Environmental Policy in various positions in the public administration and since 2003 is a researcher and consultant on issues that link territory, environment and

Waldo Lavado Casimiro

Doctor in Hydrology and Climate Change from the Toulouse 3 University of France. MS in Water Resources from UNALM Peru. Visiting lecturer in postgraduate studies at UNALM and UNSAAC. Currently Sub-Dr of Hydrological Studies and Research of SENAMHI. Author and co-author of different scientific publications and book chapters.

Gilma Luz Roman Lozano

Licensed in Psychology and Pedagogy, Uitoto native, with experience in working with indigenous peoples at local, national and international levels. She has experience in following up on judgement T-025 of 2004 and in fulfilling the mandate of the indigenous peoples in terms of own policy for indigenous peoples in the areas of their rights: their

Daniel Stothart

Expert in disaster risk management and emergency response, with experience in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, both with NGOs and the United Nations. He has worked in organizations with diverse specialties and mandates, including organizations focused on water and sanitation, livelihoods, children’s issues and conflicts. He now works at UN Environment in the office