UCL Humanitarian Summit: Climate Change and Launch of the COP

Chaired by Professor David Alexander, the Humanitarian Summit will explore a range of climate change issues that can contribute to humanitarian crises, including energy poverty, health, and migration. Delivered through a combination of panel discussion, student-led debate, plenary talks, and interactive workshop, experts from across UCL will explore recent research findings in preparation for the UN Climate Change Conference COP26.

This event will also be the launch of UCL’s new BSc in Global Humanitarian Studies, a unique programme that aims to educate and train students for a career in the humanitarian sector.

Confirmed speakers

  • Michael Grubb, Professor of Energy and Climate Change, UCL
  • Dina D’Ayala, Professor of Structural Engineering, UCL
  • Yasemin Diktas
  • Chair: David Alexander, professor of Risk and Disaster Reduction

Further speaker details will be added as they are confirmed. See the IRDR event page for more details.

This public event is free, and we encourage everyone with an interest in climate change and humanitarian action to attend.

For more information click here.

09 July 2020