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08 Nov 2021  | SIDE EVENT AT COP26

How can technology help improve climate adaptation and resilience?

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Date
08 November 2021 to 08 November 2021

 

Organizers: Microsoft; The Walker Institute, University of Reading and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 

 

Background

The Walker Institute at the University of Reading, a Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) Associate Member, in partnership with Microsoft is organizing a side event at the UK Pavilion at COP26 Glasgow focusing on the role of technology in climate adaptation and resilience. Pema Gyamtsho, Director General of ICIMOD, and HUC Steering Committee chairpersons will highlight the use of technology in ICIMOD’s works for climate adaptation and resilience and HUC’s role in facilitating productive partnerships for climate action.

 

Speakers
Name Institutional affiliation
Alberto Arribas-Herranz  Microsoft Sustainability Science Lead for Europe
Rosalind Cornforth Director, Walker Institute, University of Reading
Pema Gyamtsho Director General, ICIMOD
Chair  
Andrew Harper Special Advisor on Climate Action, UNHCR

 

ICIMOD programmes make use of technology to improve climate adaptation and resilience in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

 

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