April 12, 2018
Climate Change: Psychological Interventions:
Promoting Mitigation and Adaptation
The program considered ways that psychological theory, research and practice can mitigate against the deleterious impact that climate change and natural disasters have on individuals globally, address the human and systemic challenges climate change presents, help to develop resilient individuals and societies, and facilitate the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Watch webcast on UN Web TV
Psychology Day at the United Nations is a celebration of psychology in the context of the United Nations. It provides an opportunity for psychology to share with U.N. Permanent Missions, U.N. agencies, NGOs and the private sector the activities of psychologists at the U.N. and the role of psychology in addressing concerns of global importance. Psychology Day also introduces psychologists and psychology students to psychology's current and potential involvement in U.N. activities and issues.