SB56 Side Event:

Striving for a Resilient

Future, Addressing

key asks of vulnerable


10 / 06 / 2022
Video Credit: UNFCCC

This World Resources Institute (WRI), Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) event highlighted elements for urgent implementation at the negotiations to demonstrate solidarity with climate vulnerable nations, focusing on adaptation, finance, and loss and damage, in order to keep the Paris Agreement’s “survival” temperature goal within reach and center climate justice. Speakers include members of the consortium Allied for Climate Transformation by 2025 (ACT2025).

Speakers included:

Sara Ahmed - Advisor to the Vulnerable 20 (V20) Group of Finance Ministers and Founder of the Financial Futures Center (FFC)

Fatuma Hussein - SBI Coordinator for the African Group of Negotiators on Climate Change

Christopher Bartlett - Independent Climate Expert, Republic of Vanuatu

Chukwumerije Okereke - Director, Centre for Climate Change and Development, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Nigeria

Preety Bhandari - Senior Advisor, Global Climate Program and the Finance Center, World Resources Institute

Saleemul Huq - Director, International Centre for Climate Change and Development, Bangladesh – moderator