Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Linking NAPs and NDCs

This event was organized by the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network whose Secretariat is hosted by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). Participants convened to explore ways to advance implementation of adaptation needs and goals by realizing linkages between the NAP process and nationally determined contributions (NDCs). At the outset, the objectives of […]

NAP Global Network at COP 24

Katowice, Poland | Dec 2-14, 2018

Governments from around the world are meeting in Katowice, Poland from December 2 to 14 at the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 24) to discuss climate policy. Experts from the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network will take part in discussions, promote research and convene events at the conference. The NAP Global Network […]

Supporting Global Adaptation Action: Read the Network’s Progress Report

New progress report looks back at our activities from November 2017 to November 2018.

The climate is changing. Impacts are being felt, and adjustments today and in the future are necessary. More and more countries are defining and addressing their medium- and long-term climate adaptation priorities through National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. The NAP Global Network was created to support developing countries in advancing their NAP processes, and help […]

“Is there a gender issue?”

Lessons from Jamaica’s Workshop on Integrating Gender into the NAP Process View the story "Is there a gender issue?" Lessons from Jamaica’s Workshop on Integrating Gender into the NAP Process By Clare Church and Angie Dazé Introduction “Do we even have a gender issue here?” One participant addressed a room filled with climate change and […]

Blog Perspective: Zimbabwe’s National Adaptation Plan experience

By Emily F. Matingo, Climate Change Scientist, Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is experiencing more hot and fewer cold days than before as a result of climate change and climate variability. The country’s annual mean surface temperature has warmed by about 0.40C from 1900 to 2000. Zimbabwe’s third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) asserts that the period from 1980 […]

Thailand hosts Peer Learning Summit on climate change adaptation

Bangkok, October 1, 2018—Thailand’s Office of National Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning hosts a summit this week on strategies for achieving the Paris Agreement’s goals for preparing for the impacts of climate change. The peer learning summit on “The role of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process in advancing the implementation of the adaptation […]

Forum Francophone sur le processus de Plans Nationaux d’Adaptation (PNA)

Communiqué de presse | Le Ministre du Cadre de vie et du Développement Durable, Bénin

Cotonou—Dans le cadre de l’élaboration de son Plan National d’Adaptation (PNA), le Bénin en collaboration avec la République Fédéral d’Allemagne et le Réseau Mondial de PNA organisera, du 28 au 31 août 2018, au Millenium Popo Beach Hotel de Grand-Popo, le Forum Francophone sur le processus de Plans Nationaux d’Adaptation. Le Projet d’Appui Scientifique aux […]

Cities as the New Protagonists of the National Adaptation Plan Process

By Arianna Flores Corral, Global Development Network

In recent years, municipal, local and regional governments’ voices have been heard loud and clear in climate change negotiations. But what is their role in the national adaptation planning process? Exciting conversations about answering this question took place at the recent NAP Expo—an annual outreach event organized by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) […]