May 19, 2021 | 10:30AM-12:00PM

Getting Practical: “The How” of Addressing Climate and Conflict Risks through Programs and Policy

Join InterAction’s Climate Mainstreaming Working Group and the Alliance for Peacebuilding to unpack some of the challenges in addressing climate and conflict risks.

Speakers will highlight key findings from recent reports and case studies, and aim to propose practical approaches to addressing complex risk and improving resilience. The panel will be followed by open discussion and Q&A.


  • Tegan Blaine, Senior Advisor, Environment and Conflict, United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
  • Janani Vivekananda, Head of Programme, Climate Diplomacy and Security, Adelphi
  • Olga Petryniak, Senior Director, Resilience and Food Security, Mercy Corps
  • Catherine-Lune Grayson, Policy Advisor, International Committee for the Red Cross and Red Crescent (ICRC)

Moderated by Cynthia Brady, Global Fellow, Environmental Change and Security Program, the Wilson Center

Zoom information will be shared via email with all those who RSVP prior to the event.
If you have any questions, please contact Lindsey Doyle,