2021 Key Takeaways

The Challenges Annual Forum 2021 was held 1–3 December, on the theme ‘Climate and Environmental Security in Peace Operations’. It was hosted by our German partner the Center for International Peace Operations, ZIF.

These key takeaways offer a summary of the discussions that took place at the Annual Forum.

They are grouped according to the three ‘working group discussionss’ held during the Forum.

To read the full Key Takeaways Report, click here.

Peace operations need to understand how climate change is impacting their security and peace context. Identifying climate-related security

People and communities, not states, need to be the focus of climate security approaches, making sure that hardships

Public-private partnerships could help foster local development of sustainable energy or waste management. Partnerships with civil society and