08:30-10:00 - Unprecedented, widespread and rapid: Is climate change being adequately accounted for in early warning early action?
Dr Liz Stephens, Associate Professor in Climate Risks and Resilience at the University of Reading, joined a panel discussion on the humanitarian impact of extreme weather events, both now and in the future.
10:00-11:00 – Safety Nets and Special Protection – WHO Health Pavilion
Professor Elizabeth Robinson, from the Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, discussed her work on the impact of climate change on food security and child health.
13:00-14:30 – Launch of New Pan-African Centre for Adaptation, Energy and Resilience – African Pavilion
Professor Rosalind Cornforth, Director of the Walker Institute, joinied a panel hosted by the African Union Development Agency to discuss adaptation and resilience of countries on the frontline of climate change.
17:30-18:30 – Adaptation beyond the EU: Perspectives for Stronger Cooperation with Africa – EU Pavilion
This panel-led event discussed the European Climate Change Adaptation (ECCA)'s new strategy for 2021. This strategy was focused on the internal and external dimensions of partner countries, particularly in Africa.