On March 29, 2022, IRIS co-hosted a panel discussion entitled "Innovative responses to cascading climate risks: case studies from Iraq, Jordan, and Oman" in partnership with Chatham House and Sultan Qaboos University during the MENA Climate Week in Dubai. The session highlighted efforts that address climate challenges while also contributing to national economic transformation objectives. The purpose of the session was to increase awareness of how such innovative MENA country responses might improve future approaches to climate resilience and inform international partnerships to accomplish them.