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Climate Resilience - Integrating Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in the Agriculture Sectors

13/10/2017 - 14:00 - 17:00

FAO Panel Discussion and Student Debate on Climate Resilience 



Ms Carolyn Rodrigues Birkett, Director, FAO Liaison Office in Geneva (for Panel Discussion)

Ms Wirya Khim, Natural Resources Officer, FAO Liaison Office in Geneva (for Student Debate)

Panellists and Judging committees of the Debate

Ms Shoko Arakaki, Chief of Branch - Partnerships, Intergovernmental process, and Inter-agency cooperation, UNISDR

Ms Sophie Baranes, Coordinator,  Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI)

Mr Sandeep Sengupta, Global Coordinator of IUCN’s Climate Change Portfolio

Ms Sylvie Wabbes, Emergency and Resilience Officer, FAO Headquarters


With the participation of students (debaters) from Universities in Switzerland 



Palais des Nations, Room XXVII, Building E


For further information please contact: Ms Wirya Khim, Natural Resources Officer,
For registration (until 10 October 2017) please write to