The conference Planetary Security: Peace and Cooperation in Times of Climate Change and Global Environmental Challenges was held at the Peace Palace in The Hague on 2-3 November 2015.
Organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, it brought together practitioners and experts from the defense, aid, and foreign policy community to discuss the impact of climate change and other global environmental challenges on security.
This report consists of a comprehensive summary of the proceedings including the reports of the the twelve working group reports with maps and infographics. Next to analyses of obstacles to further progress, the report summarises recommendations for future policies to strengthen resilience in the face of climate and other environmental changes.
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|Author(s)||Shirleen Chin and Ronald A. Kingham (Editors)|
|Publisher||Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands|
|Place published||The Hague|
|Date / Journal Vol No.||January 2016|
The twelve 2015 Planetary Security Conference working group reports can be downloaded individually:
WG1: ANALYSIS OF SYRIA: LESSONS LEARNED
WG2: SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES (SIDS)
WG3: AFRICA: FOCUS ON SAHEL
WG4: THE POLITICAL DIMENSIONS OF THE ANTHROPOCENE
WG5: THE WORLD IN 2050: A FAR FUTURE SCENARIO WORKSHOP
WG6: URBAN DELTAS: WATER RELATED CLIMATE IMPACTS
WG7: SECURITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE ARABIAN PENINSULA
WG8: ARCTIC SECURITY & CONFLICTING INTERESTS
WG9: FOOD SECURITY ON THE BRINK?
WG10: WATER DIPLOMACY FOR PEACEFUL CLIMATE ADAPTATION
WG11: DISPLACEMENT & MIGRATION
WG12: RISK ASSESSMENT & RISK MANAGEMENT
Individual WG reports may contain non-clickable hyperlinks. Links in the full conference report are clickable.