Building Resilience: Localized Action Against a Changing Climate

November 11, 2022


Date: Friday, November 11, 2022

Time: Session begins at 12:00 PM local time (full event runs from 10am – 5pm)

Location: Park Regency Hotel, Grand Ballroom, COP27, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Session Description: Multi-stakeholder engagement and collective action at a localized level, in both islands and cities, is critical for creating long-term systemic change and to inspire others to follow suit.


  • Moderator: Kate Brown (Executive Director, Global Island Partnership)
  • Mayor Mary Jean Te (Mayor, Municipality of Libertad, Antique, Philippines)
  • David Obura (Director, CORDIO East Africa)
  • Daniel Lin (Pasifik Storytelling Lead, Nia Tero)
  • Sefanaia Nawadra (Director General of SPREP)