Note: We advertise events here that are organized by, or relevant to, our members. Not all are organized by GCID specifically and relevant contact details are provided so you can contact the organizers directly.

Forum for Global Challenges
Deadline for Submissions: December 3, 2021
Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 3, 2022
Event Dates: Tuesday 3rd – Thursday 5th May 2022 (in-person at The International Convention Centre in Birmingham, UK and online)
Description: The Forum for Global Challenges will find, share and promote technological, policy, societal and behavioural solutions to climate change and inequalities. The Forum will focus on the key topics of the green economy, restoring nature, the future of cities, mobility, the future of education and employment, health and wellbeing, food security and access to the digital world. These will be examined through the lenses of post-COVID recovery, strategies for transformation, ethical and effective leadership and interconnectedness. Join us to : 

  • Showcase your policy, societal and technical solutions, and widen their reach and impact. 
  • Discover successful practical solutions and new approaches to these pressing challenges.
  • Interact with global thought-leaders, visionaries and pioneers.
  • Make new connections and build partnerships, in and beyond your sector or discipline.


Webinar on the Kenya-UK PACT (Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions) programme
Date/Time: Thursday 9 December 2021, 14:00 - 15:30 hrs (EAT) / 11:00 – 12:30 am (GMT).
Description: You are invited to join our webinar to learn more about the Kenya-UK PACT (Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions) programme and our upcoming call for proposals in the Nature-based Solutions sector. At this event we will be providing further details about this opportunity and how you can apply for grant funding. Through consultation with the Government of Kenya, UK PACT has identified key opportunities for environmental protection and emissions reductions in the nature-based solutions sector. We are looking to award grant funding to projects that will support the Government of Kenya to accelerate action and seize opportunities through Nature-based Solutions. We have consulted with the Kenya Ministry of Environment and Forestry and identified two priority areas:

  1. Addressing policy and institutional gaps and opportunities in forest conservation, management, and restoration
  2. The continued development and implementation of a national REDD+ system

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