Agenda

10:00 – 10:10 Welcome and introduction

  • Mats Eriksson, PhD Senior Manager, Stockholm International Water Institute: Presentation of the Stockholm Climate Security Hub
  • Karina Barquet, PhD Senior Research Fellow, SEI: Introduction to the research topic climate, oceans, and security

10:10 – 10:35 Consequences from sea level rise on coastal landscapes and communities

  • PD Dr Jochen Hinkel, Senior researcher and Head of Adaptation and Social Learning, Global Climate Forum: Coastal impact and responses from sea level rise
  • Beatrice Mosello, PhD Senior Project Manager, Adelphi: Ocean-driven security implications on climate affected coastal communities

Moderator: Mats Eriksson, SIWI

10:35 – 10:40 Questions from the audience

10:40 – 11:15 Consequences from sea level rise and warmer temperatures on marine territorial delimitations and resource security

  • Prof. Anna Gårdmark, Department of Aquatic Resources, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences: Warming Ocean Food webs and consequences for fish production
  • Clive Schofield, PhD Head of Research, WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, World Maritime University: A geo-legal perspective on maritime limits and boundaries and security implications
  • Ingela Isaksson, PhD Senior Advisor International unit Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management: Marine Spatial Planning in the context of climate change

Moderator: Karina Barquet, SEI

11:15 – 11:20 Questions from the audience

11:20 – 11:25 Short break

11:25 – 11:45 Breakout sessions

  • Group 1: Consequences from sea level rise and warmer temperatures on marine territorial delimitations and resource security
    • Facilitator: Karina Barquet, SEI
    • Rapporteur: Susa Niiranen, PhD Researcher, SRC
  • Group 2: Consequences from sea level rise on coastal landscapes and communities
    • Facilitator: Mats Eriksson, SIWI
    • Rapporteur: Vane Aminga, Research Assistant in the Climate Change and Risk Programme, SIPRI

11:45 – 11:55 Presentations from the breakout sessions

  • Rapporteurs

11:55 – 12:25 Policy responses to international ocean challenges

  • Jakob Granit, PhD Director General Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management: The Antarctic Treaty System and the Commission for the conservation of Antarctic marine living resources, issues for the incoming Swedish Chairmanship
  • HE Ambassador Andrew Jenks, New Zealand Embassy: Shifting coastlines – can international law protect maritime zones from rising seas?
  • Helen Ågren, Ambassador for the Ocean, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs: National coordination for international ocean cooperation

 Moderator: Mats Eriksson, SIWI

12:25 Summary and closure

  • Karina Barquet, SEI
  • Mats Eriksson, SIWI

Note: Attendance to this event was by invitation only. A workshop report summarizing the event will be available soon.

This event is organized by the Stockholm Climate Security Hub. An initiative of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs that builds on cooperation between Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), and Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University (SRC).

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