Enhancing the Conflict Sensitivity of National Adaptation Plans

Karen Meijer, Elise Remling

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Climate change adaptation measures in conflict-affected areas need to be planned in a conflict-sensitive manner if they are to be effective and avoid unintentionally intensifying existing conflicts or creating new ones. Considering that vulnerabilities
to climate change can, when exacerbated by social, economic and political factors, increase conflict risk, adaptation planning ideally moves beyond doing no harm to actively reducing conflict risk and promoting sustainable peace.1 However, as yet, adaptation agendas are often poorly aligned with agendas focusing on
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationStockholm
PublisherStockholm Hub on Environment, Climate and Security
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2023
Externally publishedYes


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