08 Nov 2021
| SIDE EVENT AT COP26
How can technology help improve climate adaptation and resilience?
November 2021 to 08
Organizers: Microsoft; The Walker Institute, University of Reading and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
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.
||Microsoft Sustainability Science Lead for Europe
||Director, Walker Institute, University of Reading
||Director General, ICIMOD
||Special Advisor on Climate Action, UNHCR
ICIMOD programmes make use of technology to improve climate adaptation and resilience in the Hindu Kush Himalayas