CAS 2021 programme

The Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021 will consist of several complementary components over a 24-hour cycle starting Monday 25 January, to reach a global audience in spite of any ongoing COVID‑19‑related travel and meeting limitations.

CAS 2021 Prelimary programme
  • In the build-up to the online conference, various stakeholders will prepare contributions at Supporting Events.
  • The Opening Session for invited dignitaries in the Netherlands will be streamed worldwide with Heads of State and Government joining in person or online.
  • At Anchoring Events streamed from various time zones, stakeholders will develop the CAS 2021 Action Themes, combining the knowledge and needs of different regions.
  • Responsible members of government in participating countries will share their views on climate adaptation action during an online Ministerial Dialogue.
  • Throughout the Summit, the CAS 2021 team will continuously be reviewing ongoing and past Anchoring Events, to compile and present Editorial Picks for playback both during and after the Summit.
  • Side Events initiated by third parties worldwide will bring together perspectives of relevant actors and communities.

Read how to participate in CAS 2021 or, even better, contribute to the online programme.

Volunteers operate a weather warning system in Mozambique.
©Bas Jongerius / Beeldunie
Volunteers in Chiguidela village, Mozambique, operate a warning system using flags and whistles to help residents prepare for abrupt weather changes that may cause floodings.