Blogs Label: Takeaways

Climate Change Week 2016: Leadership and innovation for a climate resilient Indonesia

Takeaways Author: Arfiana Khairunnisa, Will Bugler

This article shares some of the challenges that participants of Climate Change Week 2016 encountered during their work, and highlights the solutions that were identified to overcome them. Touching on the themes of ‘leadership’, ‘community innovation’ and ‘knowledge management’ it provides useful lessons for climate resilience practitioners in Indonesia and beyond.

COP 22 week 1 roundup: What happened with regards to adaptation and resilience?

Takeaways Author: Will Bugler

The goal of COP 22 is to to consolidate the gains made in Paris and begin to prepare a strategy for implementing the targets agreed to in Paris last year. So how did the first week of negotiations unfold? And what were the developments when it came to key issues that affect climate change adaptation and resilience?

Are we reaching those who we intend to reach: Reflections from 5th APAN Forum, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Takeaways Author: Nyoman Prayoga, Kimberly Junmookda, Janice Ian Manlutac

The rising inequality in urban centers is opening up new risks, especially for vulnerable groups. A question remains: Are we reaching resilience to those who we intend to reach?

IIED’s key outcomes from Habitat III

Takeaways Author: Nyoman Prayoga, IIED

Habitat III is shorthand for a major global summit, formally known as the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, which was held recently in Quito, Ecuador, on 17-20 October 2016. IIED realized that Habitat III is a very important opportunity to focus the world’s attention on cities and urban areas.