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Development and Climate (D&C) Days

We have 52 items tagged with ‘Development and Climate (D&C) Days’.
  • COP26 logo

    IIED at COP26

    The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) binds over 190 Parties. Its nearly universal membership meets annually to take decisions on tackling climate change.

    6 October 2021 | Event | Biodiversity
  • Development and Climate Days 2021 logo

    Development and Climate Days 2021

    Development and Climate Days (D&C Days) 2021 will be held during the annual Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on 9-10 Novembe

    28 September 2021 | Event | Biodiversity
  • Groups of people gather around tables and talk

    Save the date for 2020 Development and Climate Days

    This year’s climate change summit may be postponed, but the 18th annual D&C Days will go ahead in an online format at the start of December

    9 November 2020 | News | Climate change
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    D&C Days 2019: five pathways to a climate-resilient future

    Over the last decade, Development & Climate Days (D&C Days) has built a reputation for providing stimulating and interactive debate on topics and issues at the interface of development and climate change during the middle weekend of the UN climate change talks

    11 December 2019 | Article | Climate change
  • Three people stand on a stage holding a large piece of paper between them

    D&C Days 2019: Illumination amid ‘a sea of warnings’

    The Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre reports from the 2019 Development & Climate Days event, where IIED director Andrew Norton highlighted that "every year the remaining carbon budget for a safe world declines"

    10 December 2019 | News | Climate change
  • An image of youth climate leader Greta Thunberg on a mural, with her speech: "You all come to us young people for hope. This is all wrong"

    Development and Climate Days 2019

    Development & Climate (D&C) Days 2019 focuses on climate justice and key messages for climate negotiators. This page rounds up what happened

    9 December 2019 | Article | Climate change
  • People walking down a flooded road

    D&C Days 2019: five themes for climate resilience for all

    The 2019 Development & Climate Days event at COP25 will explore the ambitious plans and transformational systems that are needed to deliver climate resilience for all. This page provides more information on each of the themes of the event, and the ways you can join and contribute to the conversation

    22 November 2019 | Article | Climate change
  • logo for D&C Days

    Join us for the 17th Development & Climate Days at COP25

    Registrations have opened for Development & Climate Days 2019 at COP25

    21 September 2019 | News | Climate change
  • D&C Days 2018: around 350 policymakers, researchers and development practitioners came together for discussions and debates focused on the interface between development and climate change (Photo: Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    "Follow the science": Least Developed Countries Group lead negotiator

    The chair of the UNFCCC Least Developed Countries Group, Gebru Jember Endalew, called for climate action to be guided by science when he spoke at the closing of Development and Climate Days 2018

    10 December 2018 | News | Climate change
  • Debra Roberts makes a powerful presentation in the opening session of the 2018 Development & Climate Days (Photo: Alex Wynter/Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre)

    "Half a degree matters" – D&C Days focuses on IPCC special report on global temperature-rise scenarios

    The 2018 Development and Climate Days opened with a stark warning: "We don’t have 12 years to save the world; in fact we probably have 12 minutes"

    9 December 2018 | News | Climate change
  • Rural communities in Kenya are increasingly being affected by climate change, limiting opportunities for development.  (Photo: Robin Wyatt)

    Development and Climate Days 2018

    This year's Development and Climate (D&C) Days event explored four themes that are vital for delivering climate resilience for all

    22 November 2018 | Article | Climate change
  • Part of a giant mural produced at the 2017 D&C Days visualising the conversations and discussions at the event (Image: Jorge Martin)

    Join us for the 16th Development & Climate Days at COP24

    Registrations have opened for Development & Climate Days 2018 at COP24

    24 September 2018 | News | Climate change
  • IIED director Andrew Norton summarises the conversations during the first day of Development & Climate Days (Photo: Alex Winter/Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre)

    Climate change: "The biggest social injustice of our generation"

    IIED director Andrew Norton told the Development & Climate Days audience in Bonn that climate change is "the biggest social injustice of our generation"

    12 November 2017 | News | Climate change
  • Participants around a table at D&C Days 2016 (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    Transparency and accountability in the Paris Agreement: eight questions climate negotiators must tackle

    Transparency and downward accountability, arguably key aspects to delivering the Paris Agreement, will be one of four themes explored at this year's Development & Climate Days (D&C Days). Simon Anderson sets out some tough questions and explains how session outcomes will seek to influence the COP23 climate negotiations and beyond

    23 October 2017 | Blog | Climate change
  • A popular feature of Development & Climate Days is the production of a giant illustration that highlights key points from the discussions over two days (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    Development & Climate Days 2017

    The Development & Climate (D&C) Days event at COP23 explored four key themes towards climate resilience for all

    15 September 2017 | Article | Climate change
  • A farmer waters her tree nursery in Hoima, Uganda. CBA11 will focus on harnessing natural resources and ecosystems for climate change adaptation (Photo J. Recha, CCAFS/CGIAR, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Registrations open for CBA11

    Delegates can now book their tickets for the 11th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA11)

    26 February 2017 | News | Climate change
  • Participants at D&C Days took part in virtual reality game to help explain the complexities of making climate-related decisions (Photo: Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre)

    Development & Climate Days 2016

    This year's Development and Climate (D&C) Days event had the theme 'Global ambition. Local action. Climate resilience for all'

    19 September 2016 | Article | Climate change
  • The logo for the 2016 D&C Days gathering

    Join us for the 14th Development & Climate Days at COP22

    Registrations have opened for D&C Days 2016, which will take place on 12-13 November 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco, during the middle weekend of this year's United Nations climate change summit

    9 September 2016 | News | Climate change
  • African Climate Policy Centre director Fatima Denton speaks at the 2015 Development & Climate Days event at COP21 (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    Breaking out of the development silos

    Many of the world’s least developed countries, hit hard by the impacts of climate change, are among the front-runners in finding ways forward for climate-friendly economic development, Fatima Denton has told IIED

    22 March 2016 | News | Climate change
  • Fatima Denton, a member of IIED’s Independent Expert Group, speaking at the Development and Climate Days conference (Photo: Matt Wright)

    Zero carbon – costs and opportunities for Least Developed Countries

    The zero carbon, zero poverty agenda at Development & Climate Days is challenging for all countries. For the Least Developed Countries the costs are high, but the opportunities may be even greater

    10 December 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • Mary Robinson addresses the Development and Climate Days, with (from left to right), Katharine Mach, IPCC; Claudia Martinez, CDKN; Janos Pasztor, UN (Photo: Climate Centre, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Mary Robinson: global solidarity needed to confront climate crisis

    Development & Climate Days in Paris, France, heard that we are entering a new era in which we must achieve global solidarity for climate justice, CDKN's Mairi Dupar reports

    9 December 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • Macaroons topped with crickets and mealworm chocolates prepared for participants at the food session (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    May we suggest a cricket crostini? Mealworm chocolates?

    A session at the Development and Climate Days conference looked at the potential of insects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from food production.

    8 December 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • Illustrator Jorge Martin creates a 'living graphic' to chart the conversations on 'tough talk on poverty and climate' at the 2015 Development & Climate Days (Photo: IIED/Matt Wright)

    Participants in Development & Climate Days focus on "bold action needed now"

    More than 200 policymakers, scientists and development practitioners urged immediate and bold climate action on the first day of the 2015 Development & Climate Days

    6 December 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • Negotiators from over 190 countries are attending the Paris climate summit (Photo:UNclimatechange, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Least Developed Country experts raise their voices at COP21

    Members of IIED's Least Developed Countries Independent Expert Group will be at D&C Days in Paris as well as playing an active role at COP21

    3 December 2015 | News | Climate change
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    2015 Development & Climate Days: tough talk on crucial transitions

    This year’s Development & Climate (D&C) Days event in Paris delivered "tough talk on poverty and climate" and focused on the key transitions needed to tackle climate change and eradicate poverty by 2030

    23 November 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • A view of the Paris skyline with the COP21 logo.(Photo: Joe deSousa, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

    IIED at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21)

    IIED attended the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris from November 30 to 11 December, 2015.

    12 November 2015 | Feature | Climate change
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    Development & Climate Days: the history

    This annual D&C Days gathering links the issues of climate change and development, and promotes dialogue, information sharing and informal discussion at the United Nations climate change talks

    12 November 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • The D&C Days logo (Image: IIED)

    Join us for the 13th Development & Climate Days at COP21

    The 13th annual Development & Climate Days in Paris will focus on 'Zero poverty, zero emissions: tough talk on poverty and climate'

    29 October 2015 | News | Climate change
  • D&C Days at COP20 focused on innovative approaches and incisive dialogue for climate-smart development

    Development and Climate Days event at COP20 focuses on zero-zero

    An IIED-hosted event looks at how to get to zero poverty and zero emissions within a generation

    12 December 2014 | Article | Climate change
  • IIED director Camilla Toulmin enjoys the 12th D&C Days event at COP20 in Lima, Peru (Photo; Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre)

    Zero-zero, dolphins and conversations for change

    IIED director Camilla Toulmin reflects on her trip to Lima for the COP20 Development and Climate Days

    11 December 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • (Rising sea levels can be illustrated in a number of artistic ways (Photo: Andrea Della Adriano via Creative Commons)

    Sound Art competition explores rising sea levels, response to eco-crisis

    The 2014 Development & Climate Days Story and Sound Art competition invited entrants to produce sound compositions that depict rising sea levels

    6 December 2014 | News | Climate change
  • Dancing at the Dia de Los Muertos festival, which incessant rainfall spoiled in Mexico this year (Photo: Richard Cawood)

    Winning entry of 'My Story' competition says extreme weather affects Mexican festivals

    The winner of a competition to write a blog on how dealing with the impacts of climate change affects everyday life highlights how rainfall hampers the celebration of Mexican festivals

    6 December 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • Delegates at the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP20) in Lima, Peru (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

    D&C Days in Lima to highlight 'historic opportunity' to reduce poverty and emissions to zero (#zerozero)

    Extreme poverty and the impacts of climate change can be overcome by far-sighted, joined-up action on both at once, the Development and Climate Days event at UN climate talks in Peru will hear

    4 December 2014 | News | Climate change
  • COP20 begins in Lima, where negotiators have gathered to discuss action to tackle global  climate change (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

    IIED at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP20)

    The full programme of IIED activity at COP20 in December 2014, including video blog updates and round ups of the coverage from each day

    25 November 2014 | Article | Climate change
  • Press photographers recording the opening plenary (Photo: UNclimatechange, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    IIED at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP19)

    The full programme of IIED activity at COP19 this November, including video blog updates.

    20 December 2013 | Article | Climate change
  • Can beans and dice change lives? The potential of serious, fun games

    The power of games to get people thinking about their climate vulnerability was revealed this weekend at Development & Climate Days.

    19 November 2013 | Blog | Climate change
  • People in a Nicaraguan village play a game to learn how climate change adaptation, ecosystem management and disaster risk reduction fit together (Photo: Maya Schaerer/NLRC)

    Playing climate change — can games unblock the negotiations?

    Everyone loves a game. Putting some fun into the serious subject of climate change can be a powerful way to explain risk and the hard choices we face.

    15 November 2013 | Blog | Climate change
  • A delegate at COP18 in Doha  (Photo:  N. Palmer/CIAT, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    IIED at the COP18 UN climate summit

    Qatar hosted the 18th UN climate summit. IIED researchers attended the talks and supported negotiators from the Least Developed Countries

    20 December 2012 | Article | Climate change
  • COP17

    United Nations climate change negotiations: IIED at COP17

    IIED was the summit in Durban, sharing learning from our research, training journalists and providing analysis of the unfolding events

    20 December 2011 | Article | Climate change
  • Hope from action

    As climate-related impacts become more frequent and extreme, the primary preoccupation of a progressive global society should be to protect the more vulnerable amongst us – countries and individual

    9 December 2011 | Blog | Climate change
  • UN climate negotiations video update: D&C days

    IIED senior fellow Saleemul Huq previews the 2011 Development & Climate Days

    2 December 2011 | News | Climate change
  • The International Institute for Environment and Development’s role at the UN climate negotiations

    The UN climate conference has officially opened and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is here in Durban, out in force. We’re not in prominent negotiating positions, but we play an important role behind the scenes helping support least developed country negotiators and southern partners engage with the process.

    28 November 2011 | Blog | Climate change
  • Development and Climate days at COP17

    The 2011 Development and Climate (D&C) Days event focused on “evidence-based adaptation planning”.

    6 October 2011 | News | Climate change
  • Development and Climate Days Film Competition 2011

    We're pleased to announce that Ripples, a film about climate change and disaster management in Bangladesh, by Soren Vestergaard Neilsen, for RDRS Bangladesh was the winner of our Development and Climate film competition.

    22 August 2011 | Article | Climate change
  • Development and Climate Days COP16

    Development and Climate Days is an annual event held during the UNFCCC Conference of Parties. The events offer formal presentations of work on climate change, and opportunity to network, share literature, and showcase video.

    13 October 2010 | Article | Climate change
  • 2009 Development and Climate Days film festival highlights

    The film festival that was held as part of the 2009 Development and Climate (D&C) Days was a popular feature of the four-day event.The short films represented the work of amateur and independent film-makers. Many of the films demonstrated the impacts of climate change on vulnerable regions and population groups, as well as adaptation and action measures. Numerous film makers were present at D&C Days and participated in discussions about their work. 

    22 July 2010 | Article | Climate change
  • Climate worlds: Copenhagen cosmology

    A vast blue box dropped onto a tabletop: this is the Koncerthuset, where IIED’s Development and Climate Days came to a close yesterday.

    15 December 2009 | Blog | Climate change
  • Action stations: vulnerable countries and the talks

    ‘What we need to do is stop talking,’ said President Nasheed of the Maldives.

    15 December 2009 | Blog | Climate change
  • Local heroes: community-based adaptation

    ‘In finding solutions for climate change, don’t reinvent the wheel.

    14 December 2009 | Blog | Climate change
  • Moving right along: climate change and migration

    Day 2 of Development and Climate Days: Justice, Ethics and Humanitarian Issues  

    13 December 2009 | Blog | Climate change
  • Just the beginning

    Yvo de Boer, who runs the UNFCCC secretariat, laid out clearly where we are with agreement on the text in his inimitable laconic style: ‘We are near to the end of putting things in and near to the beginning of taking things out.’

    12 December 2008 | Blog | Climate change
  • Thank you for the days...

    Amid the debates swirling round this conference with cyclonic intensity is one very big question: how can the world’s most vulnerable countries adapt to climate change with such a serious shortfall in targeted funding? Oxfam estimates the task as demanding US$50 billion a year — some US$49 billion more than what’s actually available.

    10 December 2008 | Blog | Climate change
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