12th Petersberg Climate Dialogue - and Satellite Events

The 12th Petersberg Climate Dialogue (PCD XII) takes place on 6-7 May, bringing together ministers and senior government officials from many countries to discuss climate action ahead of the next UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). In connection to the event, various satellite events - all virtual - take place on 3-6 May. On 4 May, GWP is co-organising a water event together with Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) on behalf of the UK and German Governments.

The Petersberg Climate Dialogue series was launched in 2010, after the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, and the event has been held annually since that. The Dialogue facilitates open discussions in small groups on key issues in international climate policy. This year, the UK and German governments are co-hosting PCD XII in the lead-up to COP26 in Glasgow, UK

UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel of Germany will address the opening of PCD XII. Their speeches will be publicly broadcast online.  

Satellite event on water

The title of the water event on 4 May is: "Adaptation Action Coalition Water Launch: What can we achieve together through the AAC? Water resilience for effective climate adaptation"It takes place 16:00-18:30 PM CEST.

The event includes a Ministerial Dialogue that will be exploring  3 levers for change: Better information for decision-making; stronger political will; improved financial flows. To join, please register here by 30 April. 

Photo credit: Bundesregierung