Parallel Session 4. Accelerating Resilience Through Scaling Nature-based Solutions
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sun Sep 22, 2019
Main Auditorium


Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for adaptation can reduce people’s vulnerabilities to a range of climate change impacts and are becoming increasingly prominent in climate change policy.

his session will highlight the interlinkages between ecosystems, biodiversity and human resilience, showcasing new and ongoing NbS that are making significant impacts on the ground. The session aims to inspire future collaborations between governments, private sector organisations, communities, NGOs, and researchers to scale up NbS actions to achieve transformative climate action. 

Lead organisations: Wetlands International, IIED, IUCN

Co-hosts: ORRAA, PIANC, GRP, Tebtebba, WFP, FAO, Adaptation Fund, GRAID-SRC

Carlos Manuel Rodriguez Echandi Minister of Environment and Energy, Ministryr of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica
Mikko Ollikainen Manager, Adaptation Fund
Yiching song Chinese Academy Of Science
Jane Madgwick CEO, Wetland International
Chip Cunliffe Director, Sustainable Development, AXA XL
Professor Nathalie Seddon Director, Professor of Biodiversity, Nature Based Solutions Initiative, University of Oxford
Dr Andrew Norton Director, IIED
Matthijs Bouw Founder, ONE Architecture & Urbanism
Dr. Ir. Suseno Sukoyono, M.M., Senior Advisor to the Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries KKP/MMAF for Inter-Institutional Relations and Social Affairs, Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF)
Alexander Jones Director, Climate Change and Environment, UNFAO, UNFAO

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