Day 2 | Spotlight Session 3

Climate Change and Violent Extremism in Africa

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Hear about UNDP’s newest policy brief examining potential links between climate change and violent extremism in Africa. The literature review brief includes analysis of climate security, violent extremism, and intrastate conflict in cases in the Central Sahel, the Lake Chad Basin, Mozambique, and Somalia. 

Listen to assessments of preventing and countering violent extremism in Africa – particularly climate security – and recommendations for improved policies and practice.  

15 June 2021

Start: 14:00 (CEST)
End: 15:00 (CEST)


Nirina Kiplagat

UNDP Regional Service Center for Africa


Charles Cater

Independent Expert

Ibrahim Yahaya Ibrahim

International Crisis Group Sahel

Drissa Doumbia

Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Mali

Linda Ogallo

IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre- ICPAC

Joyce Deloge

United Nations Development Programme, Tanzania