PRACTICES IN PROGRESS – Shidhulai’s floating schools are an important driver of resilience

Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha, a non-profit organization based in Bangladesh, earned the experts choice award in the 2014 Best Climate Practices contest, held on the theme of “Energy Poverty Alleviation.” Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha operates a fleet of floating, solar-powered schools to ensure education for children in flood-prone areas of Bangladesh. As Mohammed Rezwan, founder of Shidhulai (…)

The Best Climate Practices 2017 Contest is on!

The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is pleased to announce the launch of the fifth edition of its Best Climate Practices (BCP) Contest, which this year focuses on the topic of “Building local resilience to climate disaster risk“. Floods, drought, heat waves and other extreme weather events pose potential losses to persons and communities: (…)

Disaster Risk Reduction, ICCG’s New Hot Topic in 2017

Every year, ICCG has chosen a topic of particular relevance in global climate change governance to guide our research, education, and partnership-building efforts. This year’s Hot Topic, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), is a central component of the post-2015 development agenda, and complementary to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and a resilient world as (…)