The 2021 Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) advanced international development cooperation that reduces risk, enables recovery and builds resilience in the COVID-19 period and beyond.
The DCF is the principal global platform for policy dialogue on development cooperation. Discussions are reality-based, action-oriented and results-focused. Convened by the President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Forum is open to all Member States and engages all stakeholders, including civil society, private sector, Parliamentarians, local authorities, international and regional organizations and development banks.
Global Center on Adaptation CEO Prof. Patrick Verkooijen participated in a discussion “Development cooperation in addressing the dual challenge of pandemic recovery and the climate emergency.”