Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

Our planet is getting warmer, which has a growing impact on our societies and economies. We need to adapt to a new, more extreme climate.

Nederland, Groet / Petten januari 2018 De Hondsbossche Zeewering tussen Groet en Petten. Deze dijk is versterkt met 35 miljoen kubieke meter zand nadat de dijk als een van de zwakke schakels in de kustverdediging werd aangemerkt. De oorspronkelijke dijk is nagenoeg verdwenen onder opgespoten zand. The dyke between Groet and Petten, Netherlands. Identified as a so-called weak link in the low-lying countryâs defense against rising sealevels, the Dutch took to widening, raising and strengthening the original dyke with some 35 million cubic meters of sand, sucked up from the seabed of the North Sea. Thatâs the equivalent of 400 soccer pitches. Photo: Bas Beentjes / De Beeldunie

The online international Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021 on 25 and 26 January, hosted by the Netherlands, convenes global leaders and local stakeholders. It will see the launch of a comprehensive Adaptation Action Agenda that sets out clear commitments to deliver concrete new endeavours and partnerships to make our world more resilient to the effects of climate change.

CAS 2021 is an online event involving multiple stakeholders, hosting governments, , local communities, academia the private sector and international organisations among others, with the aim of identifying solutions for climate change adaptation and resilience by 2030. Over the course of 24 hours, a range of events streamed from time zones across the globe will inspire change and support tangible solutions to the problems of a warming world, showing how we can achieve a climate-resilient future.

Please note that the number of registered participants will be limited. You are therefore strongly encouraged to register as early as possible:


Take a sneak preview of the CAS 2021 programme.

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