Netherlands will host 2020 Global Adaptation Summit
On October 22, 2020, the Netherlands will host the Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) in Amsterdam. Spearheaded by Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte, this summit will bring together global leaders to discuss adaptation needs for climate change. The summit aims to accelerate actions initiated by the Global Commission on Adaptation, led by Ban Ki-moon and co-chaired by Bill Gates and Kristalina Georgieva, to leverage further support for the global movement towards adaptation.
From October 19- 23, various additional initiatives will take place around the summit, as part of Climate Adaptation Week. These events include a Nobel Prize Summit, the Mayors Forum, and a Climate Adaptation Youth Summit.