On 13 December, a regional consultation meeting is taking place in Aruba. The Conference "Climate and Security in the Caribbean Region: A Roadmap to Resilience" will bring together technical experts, practitioners and policymakers in the fields of climate change, disaster risk management and regional security.  

The Conference will address climate change and the effect on human security within the Caribbean region.  Also, current issues related to climate and security will be addressed, whilst unearthing challenges which can emerge over the next 30 years based on the scientific projections. The Conference will, furthermore, highlight the implications as the region pursues its development aspirations.

The outcomes of the consultation will take the form of a Regional Plan of Action to foster climate resilience in the region. It will also feature in next year’s Planetary Security Conference, which takes place in The Hague on 19 and 20 February, 2019, focusing on several spotlight regions including the Caribbean.

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