2021 Resilience Learning Month

Events

2021 Resilience Learning Month

02 November 2021 to 09 December 2021

 

In celebration of Resilience Learning Month, ADB has organized a series of online events and capacity building workshops that will highlight regional and global innovation and lessons learned on tackling climate change and building climate and disaster resilience, delivered in partnership with ADB operations departments and sector and thematic groups.

The series kicked off on 2 November to share outcomes from the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) and extends into December 9, 2021.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
02 Nov 2021 22 November - 7 December 2021 Capacity Development Course
SDCD held avirtual Resilience Learning Month 2021 capacity development course in November and December whichtargeted national staff from ADB resident ...
02 Nov 2021 2 November 2021 Climate and Disaster Risk Information for Climate Change Adaptation: Challenges and Solutions
In this high-level exploration, participants reflected on the generation of useful and credible risk information and how to incorporate the uncertainties...
02 Nov 2021 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​9 November 2021 Sponge City Green Infrastructure: Nature Based Solutions for Climate Resilience
02 Nov 2021 ​​​​​​​10 November 2021 Tackling Climate Change and Building Developing Member Countries Resilience the One Health Way
Tackling climate change is fundamental to the long-term health and resilience of communities. At the same time, healthy ecology and protection of biodiversity...
02 Nov 2021 11 November 2021 Insurance to Support the Resilience of Marine Coastal Ecosystems
Healthy coastal ecosystems, such as coral reefs, are natural buffers that provide the first line of defense against extreme weather events. These ecosystems...
02 Nov 2021 15 November 2021 Scaling-up Private Sector Investment to Support Climate Change and Disaster Resilience ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
CWER’s intern Cynthia Wang presented findings of her internship project to identify potential approaches for scaling up private sector-driven adaptation...
02 Nov 2021 16-18 November 2021 Resilience for the Urban Poor 2021 Forum
02 Nov 2021 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​18 November 2021 Building the Climate Change Resilience of Mongolia’s Blue Pearl—A Case Study from Khuvsgul Lake National Park
Khuvsgul Lake National Park is one of Mongolia’s most popular tourist destinations and supports global biodiversity values and is the country’s largest...
02 Nov 2021 19 November 2021 Lessons Learned from ‘Type 2’ Adaptation Projects in Central and West Asia
Central and West Asia Department led apanel to present experiences in developing, processing, and implementing ‘Type 2’ adaptation projects. This webinar...
02 Nov 2021 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​24 November 2021 Use of Geospatial Tools and Analysis for Remote Monitoring of Projects and Building Climate Resilience
USG-UCCRTF organized a session on “Use of geospatial tools and analysis for remote monitoring of projects and building climate resilience” as part of ...
02 Nov 2021 ​​​​​​​25 November 2021 Digital Economy and Carbon Neutrality
With a gross domestic product share of 38.6% in 2020, the country’s digital economy is considered to play a key role in achieving this carbon neutrality...
02 Nov 2021 25 November 2021 Climate Finance Tracking and Paris Agreement Alignment
02 Nov 2021 26 November 2021 Partnering with Agribusinesses to Boost Climate Resilience of Smallholder Farmers in Asia and the Pacific
Agriculture is one of the most affected sectors by climate change.About $350 billion of investments are needed annually to transform the food and agriculture...
02 Nov 2021 3 December 2021 Risk Assessment Frameworks for Resilient Infrastructure
Drawing from a forthcoming SDCC publication on the “state of play” on disaster-resilient infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific, a risk assessment framework...
02 Nov 2021 3 December 2021 Youth for Climate Action: How young people are influencing climate policy and resilience in the region
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Young people have taken to the streets ringing the alarm about the impacts of the climate change emergency.While the protests...
02 Nov 2021 ​​​​​​​​​7 December 2021 From Fragility to Resilience: Lessons from the Regional Development Banks​​
02 Nov 2021 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​9 December 2021 Geohazard Risk Reduction: High-tech and Community Approaches
The session presented case studies of landslide risk reduction in the Kyrgyz Republic and Pakistan. CWER will present the recently approved Landslide ...
02 Nov 2021 10 December 2021 Investing in Education, Skills, and Research Collaborations for Climate Action
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Education and training have a critical role to play in combating the negative effects of climate change. Climate-induced disasters adversely...
02 Nov 2021 14 December 2021 The Systematic Observations Financing Facility (SOFF): Exploring Opportunities for ADB
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Systematic Observations Financing Facility (SOFF) established at COP26 in Glasgow, aims to mobilize $200 million...

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