Jahir Anicama Diaz hosting an event at the Peruvian Pavilion at COP21 on December 10th

IHACC-Peru team member Jahir Anicama Diaz will be leading an official event at the Peruvian Pavillion at COP21 in Paris (Hall 4) on Thursday December 10th at 14:00. The event will consist in a discussion group aiming to provide a space for dissemination and learning among organizations involved in adaptation and resilience to climate change in the health sector. Topics covered will include: - A review of adaptation strategies of local populations in the Peruvian Amazon. - A proposal for a national community-based adaptation plan by Peruvian indigenous organizations. - The state of resilience by local rural communities of Chile. - The importance of climate risk management in health. - An analysis of how the Climate Change Convention addresses the concept of resilience in health.

See below for the event flyer and program schedule.


  Event Program:

14:00 – 14:05 pm...Welcome, Jahir Anicama, M.Sc. , Cayetano Heredia Foundation / Cayetano Heredia University

14:05 – 14:15 pm...Experience of Peru – Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change project 2012 - 2016, Jahir Anicama, M.Sc. , Cayetano Heredia Foundation / Cayetano Heredia University

14:15 – 14:30 pm...National Strategy of Climate Change Adaptation of Indigenous People, Rosilda Nunta Guimaraes, Sra, AIDESEP

14:30 – 14:45 pm...The resilience of local communities in Chile, Paulina Alduce, PhD, University of Chile / Climate Science Center and resilience

14:45 – 15:00 pm...Resilience in climate risk management in health, Pablo Suárez, PhD, Red Cross

15:00 – 15:15 pm...UNFCCC and health resilience, Elena Villalobos, MSc, MA, WHO

15:15 – 15:30 pm...Questions and final words

  For more information on this event, contact Jahir via email here.