Events of Catastrophes

IDF Summit 2021 - Buliding resilience in a riskier world: Taking action towards a climate resilient future

7-8 June, 2021 - Virtual event

The issues brought about by climate change are as diverse as they are serious. Everything from infrastructure planning and disaster relief efforts, to green investments and moving to the circular economy are affected.

The time for organisations to be united in their approach to combating climate change on all fronts is now.

Ahead of the 47th G7 summit and COP26, we are bringing together the leading voices and prominent thinkers addressing climate-related risk to extend your knowledge and build your network.

14TH INTERPRAEVENT CONGRESS - Natural hazards in a changing world

Bergen (Norway), 31 May - 3 June 2021

The 14th INTERPRAEVENT Congress hopes to span a wide spectrum of stakeholders within all fields of natural hazard risk reduction, and welcome a variety of contributions from research to practical applications, policy making, insurance and economic aspects.

Focus will be on integrated management of natural hazards and risks, equally considering causes of disasters as well as measures of prevention, preparedness, response and recovery in the view of climate and social changes.

COP26 - UN Climate Change Conference

Glasgow (United Kingdom), 1-12 November, 2021

COP refers to the decision-making body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

In November 2021, the UK will be hosting the 26th annual session of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention, or “COP26”, in Glasgow.

At the summit, delegates including heads of state, climate experts and negotiators will come together to agree coordinated action to tackle climate change.

As well as the negotiations, there will also be space for countries, international organisations and other delegates to showcase climate action, highlight diverse climate change issues and share knowledge.