Adaptation Actions in NDC Partnership Plans: Opportunities for Alignment with NAP Processes

By Deborah Murphy, Senior Associate, International Institute for Sustainable Development

This blog post was originally published on NDC Partnership website. Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) set out countries’ ambitions for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions to achieve our commitment to the Paris Agreement. Though not mandatory, most countries have also chosen to include information on how they plan to adapt to the impacts of climate change. […]

What is the Business Case for Private Investment in the NAP Process?

By Alec Crawford and Clare Church

This post is the first of our five-part blog series on engaging the private sector in national adaptation planning processes. Stay tuned for the second installment of this series on June 12, 2019. To learn more, read our guidance note on the subject. Businesses around the world—big and small, from large-scale banks to smallholder farmers—invest […]

Adaptation: Accelerating action towards a climate resilient future

By Yannick Glemarec, Green Climate Fund Executive Director

Climate change is an existential threat to all people. The challenges it poses are immediate and urgent. Evidence of ever-higher levels of climate risks are mounting, as global temperatures increase, sea levels rise and glaciers melt. More and more people worldwide are feeling the impacts of water scarcity, heat waves and wildfires, and, in some instances, catastrophic storms and floods. Vulnerable groups in developing countries, such as coastal communities, smallholder farmers and the urban poor, are particularly affected by rising temperatures and climate-related disasters.

Experts from five Latin American countries meet in Lima to share experiences and lessons learned in Monitoring and Evaluation in adaptation to climate change

Lima, Peru

LIMA, April 24, 2019 (via Peru Ministry of Environment) — As part of the participatory process “Dialoguemos sobre los NDC” (Multisectoral NDC Dialogue), the international meeting “Monitoring and Evaluation of Adaptation to Climate Change in Peru” was held in Lima yesterday. The event was organized by the Ministry of the Environment, with the valuable support […]

NAP Global Network at NAP Expo 2019

Songdo, South Korea | April 8-12, 2019

From April 8 to 12, the NAP Global Network Secretariat was in Songdo, Republic of Korea for NAP Expo 2019. NAP Expo is a global forum organized by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to promote peer learning and foster exchanges among stakeholders in […]