Adaptation Strategies / Adaptation-Mitigation Nexus

Adaptation Strategies / Adaptation-Mitigation Nexus(557)
Mainstreaming adaptation measures into development plan is an important step in policy making in response to climate change. Many policy makers are looking at no-regret options or ones that can generate multiple benefits.
14 October 2013
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23 March 2018

This workshop aims to support stronger implementation Climate Change Adaptation by addressing key areas for moving from planning to practice, especially in relation to vertical integration.

Through exchanging relevant information, experiences and lessons learned from implementing NAP process in the region, this workshop will help in enhancing capacity building of national government officials and other relevant stakeholders who are engaged in developing and implementing adaptation plans and CCA background assessments in the region.

The expected outputs of the workshop include: 1) sharing good practices and lessons learned from existing programs and projects on CCA vertical integration, 2) identifying challenges and opportunities for countries to engage in these good practices, and 3) explore ways to fill in the gaps by considering available resources in the region and beyond.

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Session I: National Support Mechanisms for Vertical Integration and Local Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation plans and policy

Session II: Panel discussion on Effective Tools and Approaches for Local-level Adaptation Implementation
Session III: Local-level good practices in Adaptation planning, mainstreaming and implementation
Session IV: Facilitated Discussion on Key Factors for Local-level Mainstreaming and Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation and Session V: Day 1 Closing and Summary
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Discovery Suites, Metro Manila, Philippines
14 November 2017

We are pleased to invite you to the side event on Building up scientific knowledge to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of adaptation planning and its action to be held on Wednesday, 15 NOV 2017 from 10:00-11:30 AM at the Japan Pavilion, Bonn Zone.

This side event will feature an active discussion on the following questions:

  1. How can we connect climate change risk information with adaptation planning and realize its implementation in both national and local level?
  2. How can we proceed to build up the scientific data in the structure and provide them?

It will be moderated by Dr. Saleemul Huq, Director of the International Centre for Climate Change & Development and a Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Environment and Development, and will bring together a high-level panel composed of state and non-state actors.

  • Dr. Kollawat Sakhakara, Climate Change Management and Coordination Division, Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning, Thailand
  • Ms. Xianfu Lu, Senior, Climate Change Specialist, Sustainable, Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank
  • Dr. Barney Dickson, Head, Climate change unit, UN Environment
  • Dr. Yasuaki Hijioka, Head, Center for Social and Environmental Systems Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan

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Japan Pavilion, Bonn Zone
14 November 2017

The Economics of Climate Change Adaptation Training Programme, organised by RRC.AP and UNDP, will aim to equip government officials and other stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific with economic tools necessary to assess and evaluate various interventions for designing climate adaptation projects and policies, formulate national adaptation plans, and access climate finance for adaptation action.

To apply, follow the application process in the ECCA website. Call for applications will remain open until 11 December 2017.

Bangkok, Thailand


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