EPLO Session

Peace Processes and Climate Change: How Should the European Union and Civil Society Co-operate for Sustainable Mediation Efforts?
30 September, 10:30-12 noon CET 

This session took place in form of a panel discussion with three speakers. It discussed how to enhance and strengthen partnerships between the European Union and civil society actors with respect to integrating climate change and its effects into mediation efforts, in order to help make the outcomes of peace processes more sustainable.

Watch a recording of the session here


  • Laura Davis, Senior Associate, Gender, Peace and Security, European Peacebuilding Liaison Office 


  • René van Nes, Head of Division, Conflict Prevention and Mediation Support (ISP.2), European External Action Service

  • Sebastian Kratzer, Project Manager for Analysis and Evaluation, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue

  • Emma Whitaker, Peace and Conflict Advisor, Mercy Corps