Joint Launch of Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Network & Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia

RELEASE DATE

04 October 2009
The joint launch of the Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Network & the Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia was held on Saturday, 3 October 2009

The joint launch of the Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Network & the Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia was held on Saturday, 3 October 2009, at Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, following the Technical Inception Workshop. Over two hundred and fifty guests from the United Nations agencies, international organizations, national partners and media attended the workshop.The launch was graced by H. E. Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of Thailand. Other eminent dignitaries included H. E. Mr. Suwit Khunkitti, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Thailand, H. E. Mr. Kazuhiko Takemoto, Vice Minister for Global Environmental Affair, Ministry of the Environment, Japan, Mr. Ganesh Shah, Former Minister for Environment, Science and Technology, Nepal, H.E. Lennart Linner, Swedish Ambassador to Thailand, Prof. Masataka Watanabe, Chair of the Steering Committee of the Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Network and Dr Lailai Li, Director, Stockholm Environment Institute Asia Center.