Shelter Climate Conference 08b

Shelter & Climate was a one-day conference on 19th November 2008, requested by participants at Shelter Meeting 08a.

Shelter & Climate was kindly funded by IFRC.

Time Wednesday, 19th November
9:00 Arrival and coffee
9:30 Welcome, agenda and housekeeping
Shelter Centre
9:45 Keynote speech: Climate change and the Humanitarian Reform Process , UN/OCHA
10:00 Emerging trends and risk hotspots Maplecroft
10:30 Shelter and climate change challenge
Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre (RC/RCCC)
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Building back better
12:00 The impact of climate change on conflicts
12:30 Introduction to the 4 afternoon breakout groups
1 Capacity of the shelter sector to respond to climate change, ProVention & IFRC
2 Livelihoods, shelter and climate change, ProAct Network
3 Adapting shelter and reconstruction response to climate change, Shelter Centre
4 Increasing energy security in humanitarian shelter, RESET
Introduction to lunchtime equipment displays, Ashden Awards
13:00 Lunch – demonstrations of equipment, Practical Action, Ashden Awards
14:00 4 parallel breakout groups
15:00 Feedback of actions to the plenary of the 4 breakout groups
15:45 Coffee break
16:15 Case Study: Climate change mitigation and climate change adaptation
16:45 Case Study: From Science to Action
17:15 Plenary wrap-up session
Shelter Centre
18:00 Close