: COP27: Embracing Nature as the Foundation for Global Security
This event will address the security risks that are directly and indirectly linked to nature loss, climate change, and ecological degradation. The moderator and panelists will discuss the importance of nature as the foundation for human, national, and global security, as well as how the nature-security nexus can and should be integrated to better protect people in the places where they live.
Monica Medina, Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Richard Florizone, President and CEO, International Institute for Sustainable Development
Alice Ruhweza, Africa Regional Director, the Worldwide Fund for Nature
Natalie Unterstell, President, Talanoa Institute
Chizuru Aoki , Lead Environmental Specialist, Global Environment Facility Programming Unit