Webinar on Climate Change Impacts and Responses in the EECCA Region

Published on Jan 9, 2024

Climate change is a global challenge that affects us all, and understanding its implications for the Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia (EECCA) region is crucial. Date: January, 17 в 11.00 GMT+1 (German time)

Agenda Highlights:

  1. Climate Change in the EECCA Region: Explore the specific impacts of climate change on the EECCA region, from environmental shifts to socioeconomic challenges.
  2. Response Strategies: Learn about innovative and effective strategies being implemented to address the challenges posed by climate change in the EECCA region.
  3. The Role of IPCC: Our special guest speaker will provide insights into the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its significance in shaping global climate policies. Discover how scientists and media professionals from the EECCA region can actively contribute to IPCC initiatives.
  4. Engaging with the IPCC: Understand the opportunities for scientists, researchers, and media representatives to collaborate with the IPCC. Learn about the process of involvement and how your contributions can make a meaningful impact on climate change discourse.

Speaker: Dr. Alisher Mirzabaev, a Senior Scientist on Policy Analysis/Climate Change at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Before joining IRRI he served as
Interim Chair and Professor of the Production Economics Group, Institute for Food
and Resource Economics (ILR) at the University of Bonn. He was also a senior
researcher at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn. Dr.
Mirzabaev was a lead researcher in several international projects with both global
and regional focus on Africa and Asia. He was a Coordinating Lead Author of the
Chapter on Desertification of the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land.

He has authored more than 100 scientific publications on climate change impacts and
adaptation, the economics of land degradation and ecosystem restoration, and the
water-energy-food security nexus. He is currently serving as Associate Editor at the
Climate and Development Journal, and at the Central Asian Journal of Sustainability
and Climate Research. He has a PhD degree and Habilitation in agricultural
economics from the University of Bonn, Germany.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, connect with experts, and explore avenues for active participation in addressing climate change challenges. Whether you are a seasoned researcher, media professional, or simply passionate about environmental issues, your presence will contribute to the success of this event.