ICSC at COP27
Delegates from 197 nations, UN and other intergovernmental bodies, NGOs, and media will gather at the 2022 Conference of Parties of the the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), or COP27, from November 6 to 18, 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt to undertake bold and rapid collective action to address the worsening impacts of [...]
Emerging Stronger Together: Multi-Actor Partnership on Climate Risk and Disaster Financing and Insurance (MAP-CDRFI) Phase 1 Closeout Session
Representatives from the Philippine government, academe, private sector, and civil society organizations joined together to tackle advancing climate and disaster risk finance and insurance (CDRFI) initiatives to protect vulnerable communities from the worsening impacts of climate change during the closeout session of the first phase of the pioneering Multi-Actor Partnership (MAP) project in the country last October 24, 2022 at the Discovery Suites in Pasig City.
Virtual conference “Advancing pro-poor and gender-just climate and disaster risk finance and insurance (CDRFI) in the era of loss and damage”
What is pro-poor climate and disaster risk finance and insurance about? What is the experience with designing and applying pro-poor principles and approaches? Which perspectives do multiple actors - governments, civil society, academia, private sector - bring to the tables, locally, nationally and globally? And how can the international cooperation and support architecture advance pro-poor and just approaches to tackle the climate impacts and losses and damages that communities and countries of the Global South are facing?
The futuRE of energy: The CASE of Southeast Asia’s transition to affordable, reliable and secure energy
The Clean, Affordable and Secure Energy for Southeast Asia (CASE) programme organized a session in “EnerCon 2022: The 3rd International Conference on Energy and Environmental Economics” hosted by the Department of Economics of the University of the Philippines Los Baños last July 28, 2022.
INTERVENTIONS: 33rd Board Meeting of the Green Climate Fund
DOWNLOAD PDF INTERVENTIONS: 33rd Board Meeting of the Green Climate FundAngelo Kairos Dela Cruz, Deputy Executive Director, ICSCAlternate CSO Active Observer for developing countriesAs delivered during the 33rd Board Meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Incheon, South Korea from July 17-20, 2022. ICSC deputy executive director Kairos Dela Cruz, as Alternate CSO Active Observer for developing [...]
Ghana Statement at the Petersberg Climate Dialogue 2022
VIEW IN CVF WEBSITE GHANA STATEMENT Petersberg Climate Dialogue 2022 17 – 19 July 2022 Excellencies, esteemed guests, colleagues, It is a great pleasure to see you all in person, ready to collaborate, coordinate and make a difference for our nations and the most vulnerable. We would like to thank Germany and Egypt for hosting this crucial [...]
Remarks delivered in the event MOVING FROM RELIEF TO RESILIENCE
DOWNLOAD PDF As delivered during the "Moving from Relief to Resilience" workshop organized by the Bezos Earth Fund and World Resources Institute from July 19-20, 2022. ICSC executive director Renato Redentor Constantino spoke in the first session, which focused on climate risk insurance and index-triggered payouts.
Statement Delivered By Sara Jane Ahmed, Climate Breakthrough Awardee 2021
VIEW IN FFC WEBSITE Petersberg Climate Dialogue 2022 Session 3: Deep Dive “Adaptation & Loss and Damage” (Weltsaal) July 18, 2:30 pm Berlin time Delivered by Sara Jane Ahmed Climate Breakthrough Awardee 2021 Covid, debt, and the prevailing fuel and food crisis driven by the current war are triple hammer blows. Most vulnerable nations not only take on [...]
REMARKS: House of Representatives (HOR) Committee Meeting on Climate Change
DOWNLOAD PDF As delivered in the House of Representatives (HOR) Committee Meeting on Climate Change on 08 February 2022. In the meeting, the House Committee on Climate Change, headed by Representative Edgar M. Chatto, tackled the following resolutions: R. No. 399 entitled, “Resolution…To Support Climate Advocates' Key Points… (1) Climate Justice, (2) Urgency Of Climate Action, (3) [...]
Shared Problems, Shared Leadership, Shared OutcomesThe Urgency of Climate Cooperation and New Diplomatic Opportunities
DOWNLOAD PDF Shared Problems, Shared Leadership, Shared Outcomes The Urgency of Climate Cooperation and New Diplomatic Opportunities Red Constantino, November 26, 2021 Delivered at the 2nd International Conference on Belt and Road Green Development, organized by Renmin University of China (RUC) and the China International Culture Exchange Center (CICE)