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World Bank Water at COP28: Climate Resilient Management Approaches for Flood and Drought | Moving from Theory to Practice

December 8, 2023
Dubai, UAE and Online

This session is one of a series jointly organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), UNESCO-IHP, and the 2030 Water Resources Group Multi-Donor Trust Fund managed by the World Bank Water Global Practice.

This COP28 session highlights the urgent need for an adaptive approach to address the increasing frequency and intensity of floods and droughts in the context of climate change.

It will explore the importance of integrating scientific knowledge, effective policies, international and local practices, and community engagement to increase resilience, with a focus on investments in early warning systems and nature-based solutions.  Participants will share case studies on advancing flood and drought resilience, forecasting capabilities, and nature-based solutions.


  • Date: December 8, 2023
  • Time: 13:00pm GST / 4:00am ET
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