16-18 May, 2022 Athens
The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Center of Excellence in Sustainability of Deree – The American College of Greece, in collaboration with the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus, and the European Citizens Association, under the auspices of the European Security and Defence College (ESDC), organized and materialized a Course entitled “Climate Change and Security”, which took place on May 16-18, 2022, at the ACG premises.
In more detail, the climate change challenges, linked to risks, security threats and climate diplomacy issues, as well as the regulatory framework of climate diplomacy in the EU as well as an overview of the security nexus were presented during the first day of the Course. The second day focused on monitoring, early warning and preparedness for extreme climate change incidences, adaptation and resilience issues as well as the available financial tools. The third day was shaped as a lively panel discussion on climate change challenges, their impacts on human health and on historical heritage, as well as the interlinkages with international affairs, climate-related migration and public security.