Asia in Review (AiR) online panel discussion  The next Crisis?  The Impact of Climate Change on Communities in Southeast Asia

Date: 9 December 2020 (online event)

Jointly organized by Hanns Seidel Foundation and Asian Governance Foundation (AGF)

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Wednesday, 9 December 2020

11.00 – 11.15 am              Welcoming words

Michael Siegner, Resident Representative in Vietnam and Coordinator of HSF’s ASEAN Project on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP), Hanns Seidel Foundation

11.15 – 1.30 pm           Presentations on: “The next Crisis? The Impact of Climate Change on Communities in Southeast Asia, subsequent Panel Discussion


“Impacts of Climate Change and Climate Resilience in Cambodia”

Dr. Heng Chan Thoeun, National Council of Sustainable Development, Cambodia

“Climate change in Indonesia: Beyond Land use change”

Prof. Edvin Aldrian, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Indonesia

“What governments in Southeast Asia can do to boost climate resilience”

Ethan Elkind, Director of the Climate Change Program, UC Berkeley

“Social justice for local policies to manage Climate Change in Southeast Asia”

Prof. Lorraine Elliott, Australia National University

Grażyna Pulawska, Acting Director of the Sustainable Development & Public Health Department at the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)


Jan Kliem, Research Fellow, CPG, Faculty of Law, Thammasat University



To be completed



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