The high-level open debate on the theme of “Maintenance of international peace and
security: Climate and security” will allow to discuss the role of the Security Council, Member States and the UN in addressing future threats to international peace and security posed by climate change, including through sustained and systematic consideration of related conflict risk, peacebuilding approaches and support for adaptation and resilience in climate-vulnerable settings.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom H.E. Boris Johnson will chair the open VTC debate.
Mr. António Guterres (Secretary-General of the United Nations), Nisreen Elsaim a Sudanese climate activist and Chair of UN Secretary General's Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change will address the meeting alongside other briefers.
Concept note: bit.ly/3aKMD28
List of speakers: bit.ly/3snbeAq