COP26 is a crucial moment for both people and planet. Inclusion of health considerations in climate policymaking protects populations, offers economic benefits, and build public support for ambitious climate action.

In the months leading up to COP26, GCHA is hosting a series of webinars focussed on specific skills, framings and tools to help ensure that advocacy by the climate and health community is its strongest yet and to build momentum as the negotiations approach.

Webinars are scheduled for every other Thursday at 10am edt / 4pm cest, and will include interactive discussion and sharing of knowledge and experience. Each webinar will focus on a particular skill or policy area. Topics for the first three webinars and registration links are below:

12 Aug Engaging in your country’s NDC process – recording available here 

26 Aug – COP 101: What is COP26 and why does it matter for health?* – recording available here

09 Sept – How to talk about health and climate change* – recording available here

23 Sept – Health and climate change as a legal and economic issue – register here

07 Oct – Advocacy skills for climate action* – register here

28 Oct – (Tentative) COP26 Pre-briefing

Please come feeling free to share any of the latest updates from your organisation or country!

All webinars will be recorded and made available online. In addition to recordings linked above, resources related to previous sessions are available here

You may also find this course on Climate Change Negotiations and Health useful, developed by WHO.

*These webinars are being presented in partnership with the WHO-Civil Society Working Group on Climate and Health.