Development in Action Webinar Series

Mind the Borders: Governing borderless climate risks

Date: 31/05/2022

Duration: 15:00-16:00 (BST)

Location: Online

Transboundary climate risk and governance

In this webinar, Commonwealth Alumnus Martin Munene will share the growing concern in policy, practice, and scholarly domains around transboundary impacts of climate hazards and consequences of adaptation interventions. Martin will share his doctoral research examining transboundary climate risk and adaptation governance in Kenya. He will also discuss the Paris Agreement and the recent Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

This webinar will address the CSC development theme, Strengthening resilience and response to crises.

The webinar will last for approximately one hour, including a Q&A session.

The CSC’s Development in Action webinar series provides an opportunity for Commonwealth Scholars and Alumni to present on their work and contribution to development across a range of contemporary global challenges and provide insight into ongoing research and action.

Open to all Commonwealth Scholars and Alumni, the monthly webinars will address one of the CSC’s six development themes and provide an opportunity for attendees to engage in real-time Q&A discussion on the topic presented.

You can watch previous webinars on the CSC’s YouTube channel.

Martin Munene is the Founder & Director of the Africa Development Resources and Capacities Institute (ADRECI). Currently, he is completing his PhD research at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), in the Grantham Research on Climate Change and the Environment.

Martin has over 10 years professional experience in diverse fields. Much of his experience is drawn from studying, managing, and implementing projects on various thematic areas including governance, gender and youth development, security and conflict management, climate and disaster risk, and natural resource management in Africa, Europe and Asia.

Martin is a 2014 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Kenya. He completed his MSc in Disasters, Adaptation and Development at King’s College London.