No Protection without Social Protection: Social Protection as Part of the Global Shield against Climate Risks

German Pavilion, Zone A, Pavilion 6, Blue Zone
12 November // 13:30 to 14:30


Astrid Zwick, Head of InsuResilience Secretariat

Peter Duffy
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Africa, USAID

Jochen Flasbarth
State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Hana Brixi
Global Director for Gender at the World Bank

Mamy Razakanaivo
Executive Director at Madagascar’s Prevention and Emergency Management Support Unit by the Prime Minister’s Office


This side event highlights how adaptive social protection, as an integral part of the Global Shield, can protect vulnerable people against climate risks and reduce climate-related loss and damages. This is especially true when integrated in a comprehensive approach and linked to other climate risk finance at country level.


German Pavilion, Zone A, Pavilion 6, Blue Zone