ZOI Environment Network

Zoï Environment Network (Zoï) is a Swiss non-profit organization that provides analysis and training, policy dialogue and communication services to governments, international organizations and NGOs. We focus on climate change, disaster risk reduction, biodiversity, water and waste management, security and conflict, and access to information. Zoï has long-standing experience in producing visual and easy-to-understand knowledge products related to climate change and in supporting capacity-building and training for sustainable development. We provide support to global environmental processes, while at the country and regional levels we focus on Central Asia, Caucasus, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

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Adaptation in Mountains

Mountains are highly vulnerable to climate change. They also provide numerous essential services. This theme explores how mountains and mountain communities can be made more resilient.

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Interactions between biodiversity, climate change and land use  Source UNEP (2021b)

Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

This nexus brief explores key challenges and issues related to biodiversity and the intrinsic linkages between ecosystems and sustainable development. 

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Climate change and forced migration in mountain areas: What are the solutions?

(Video) This webinar, organized by the Inter Parliamentarian Union and the Adaptation at Altitude programme with members of Parliament, international organization representatives and experts, discussed migration and internal displacement due to climate change in mountain areas and explored ways to increase mountain communities’ resilience and capacity to adapt by addressing some of the root causes of climate migration.

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A FRAGILE FUTURE: Can mountain communities adapt to climate change?

(Video) This hybrid online and in-person event presented the latest cryosphere science about the impacts and risks of climate change, and explored good adaptation solutions and experiences, especially in mountain areas, with a focus on developing countries.

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Decarbonising the building sector

Decarbonizing the building sector

This report  highlights a set of essential measures and successful examples for incorporating building activities in decarbonization efforts for governments to include in their NDCs.

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PACDR Tool

The PACDR is a Hazard Vulnerability Capacity Assessment Tool, designed to conduct participatory community assessments providing the basis for effective and sustainable adaptation strategies.

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The Adaptation at Altitude Solutions Portal

This article introduces the Adaptation at Altitude Solutions Portal for climate change adaptation (and related areas) in mountain regions, and describes how it has been and will continue to be developed.

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