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Upcoming Climate Events

August 15, 2023

This fall, the Goldman Environmental Prize is excited to attend climate weeks and summits around the world, joining global efforts to create faster and more meaningful change for our climate and planet.

We’re also thrilled to convene past Goldman Prize winners at each event, specifically those who were unable to travel to San Francisco during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Gathering leaders in fields such as policy, science, and industry, each week is an opportunity for regional networking, exchange of knowledge, and capacity building for the fight. It is imperative to bring the voices of grassroot environmental leaders to the table, adding their on-the-ground insights and local knowledge to the global discourse on sustainable development, climate change, and the protection of biodiversity.

Africa Climate Week

Nairobi, Kenya—September 4 – September 8

Climate Week NYC

New York City, United States—September 17 – September 24

IUCN Leaders Forum

Geneva, Switzerland—October 11 – October 13

Latin America Caribbean Climate Week

Panama City, Panama—October 23 – October 27

Asia-Pacific Climate Week

Johor, Malaysia—November 13 – November 17

Follow along this fall as we convene grassroots environmental leaders from around the world. Thank you for being part of our global community.

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