CCARPH participates in UNU-EHS Panel for Universities’ Climate Action and Ambition

On September 2 to 6, the United Nations Framework for Climate Change (UNFCC) celebrated its Asia-Pacific Climate Change Week 2019 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.

Dr. Emma Porio, CCARPH Project Leader, was invited to present in a panel discussion organized by the United Nations University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security, with her presentation entitled “The CCARPH Story: University’s Climate Action and Community Empowerment through Trans-Disciplinary Research and Innovation”. Her presentation highlighted the current projects and major direction of Coastal Cities at Risk in the Philippines in forming partnerships with local municipalities and cities to build resilient communities in the country. The panel was organized by the United Nations University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS).

The Asia Pacific Climate Change Week is a series of lectures and discussions that provides an avenue in contributing to the Nationally Determined Contribution Implementation, United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Global Climate Action. It aims to bring stakeholders from public and private sectors to become part of the initiatives created by the global climate change agreement in Paris.

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