August 2, 2022

#E3 – Multilateral cooperation in addressing the climate’s impact on security. Where do we stand?

In this miniseries, WIIS Brussels invites women to share their experience and expertise on the multi-dimension of the climate security.

In this third episode of the series, Sabrine Dao and Sofiia Shevchuk have invited Mariko Peters, Senior Peace and Conflict Adviser at the European External Action Service, Olivia Lazard, visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, and Anniek Barnhoorn, Research Assistant with SIPRI’s Climate Change and Risk Programme.

In this episode, our speakers come not only from different generations but also from diverse workplaces and backgrounds to provide a current state of affairs and prospects on the role of such institutions as the EU, OSCE and UN in climate security. Are peace, climate and security connected? Can multilateralism solve both climate change and security threats? Which institution is the most effective these days in tackling climate change?

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This episode features:

Sabrine Dao

Sabrine Dao

WIIS Brussels Steering Committee Member

Sofiia Shevchuk

Sofiia Shevchuk

WIIS Brussels Steering Committee Member

Mariko Peters

Mariko Peters

Senior Peace and Conflict Adviser - European External Action Service

Anniek Barnhoorn

Anniek Barnhoorn

Research Assistant - SIPRI's Climate Change and Risk Programme

Olivia Lazard

Olivia Lazard

Visiting scholar - Carnegie Europe



Music: Original creation
Production: Sabrine Dao

Learn more by looking at

– Anniek Barnhoorn’s publication (2022) on Taking Climate Security Forward in the OSCE

– SIPRI Publication (2021) on Reassessment of the European Union’s Response to Climate-related Security Risks

– Olivia Lazard’s Publication (2022) on Russia’s Lesser-Known Intentions in Ukraine

– Olivia Lazard’s TED Talk on The Blind Spots of the Green Energy Transition

This episode was funded  by a grant from the United States Department of State. The opinions, findings and conclusions stated herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the United States Department of State.

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