December 3, 2023

Delivering Early Warnings for All



COP 28

This high-level event will delve into how progress is being made at the country level to achieve the goal of Early Warnings for All, sharing lessons learnt from some of the first countries to roll out the initiative, to inform others developing their own national roadmaps. It will demonstrate how partnerships and innovation are advancing the full early warning to early action chain, to support countries efforts to adapt to current and future climate risks and highlight the path ahead for how more partners can join efforts to achieve the goal.

Speakers include:

  • H.E. Ms Mariam Al Mheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, UAE
  • Professor Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
  • Ms. Mami Mizutori, Assistant Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
  • H.E. Dr. Gemedo Dalle, Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Federal Republic of Ethiopia
  • H.E. Vivianne Heijnen, Minister of the Environment, The Netherlands
  • Mr. Juan Lavista Ferres, VP, Chief Data Scientist, Microsoft
  • H.E. Ms Aminath Shauna, Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Technology, Maldives
  • Ms. Inger Andersen, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Mr. Jagan Chapagain, Secretary-General, IFRC
  • Ms. Christina Bennett, CEO, START Network
  • Mr. Anil Pokhrel, Chief Executive at National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Authority, Government of Nepal
  • Ms. Lisa Doughten, Chief of the CERF (Central Emergency Response Fund) Secretariat
  • Ms. Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Secretary-General, ITU
  • Mr. Achim Steiner, Executive Director, UNDP
  • Mr. Selwin Hart, Assistant Secretary-General, Climate Action Team