How Can the NAP Process Enhance Adaptation in the NDCs by 2020? We’ve got three ideas.

By Janet Strachan and Anika Terton

When it comes to adapting to climate change and achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement, nations around the world have access to a few useful processes to help them reach their goals—namely, their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. In countries where adaptation information is included in NDCs, the two […]

Tanzania Hosts International Forum on Adapting to Climate Change

ZANZIBAR, February 12, 2019 — Experts from 13 developing countries are meeting this week in Zanzibar to share lessons on preparing for climate change impacts. The Targeted Topics Forum (TTF) opened today, co-hosted by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network, bringing together representatives from countries […]

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 […]

Canada’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change announces new funds for NAP Global Network

Additional $2 million will help vulnerable countries to adapt to the impact of climate change

Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced new funds to help vulnerable countries to adapt to climate changes at the G7 Summit in Halifax this week, including $2 million for the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network to support NAP processes in developing countries. “Canada, along with its partners, understands that fighting […]

NAP Donor Symposium and Peer Learning Event

Representatives of the Governments of Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gathered at UN House in Barbados to present their National Adaptation Plans and priorities to members of the donor community who are active in the Caribbean. Parties discussed coordinated ways of supporting adaptation in both countries in the future. Following the launch […]

Report: Recommendations for more gender-responsive NAPs

Network analysis finds most countries making an effort to integrate gender considerations into their NAP documents, but common challenges remain.

The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process is an important opportunity to address gender inequalities that influence vulnerability to climate change. The NAP Global Network has published Towards Gender-Responsive NAP Processes: Progress and Recommendations for the Way Forward, a report based on an analysis of all completed NAP documents available on NAP Central at the end […]

NAP Global Network at COP 23

See also: Multimedia on NAP Process Lessons and Experiences | COP 23 Governments from around the world are meeting in Bonn, Germany from November 6-17 at the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference to discuss implementation of the Paris Agreement. The NAP Global Network will be playing an active role at COP 23 to highlight successes so […]

Vidéo : Le processus de PNA au Togo pour se préparer aux changements climatiques

Depuis 2014, le Togo a joué un rôle de leader concernant le processus de plan national d’adaptation (PNA). Regardez notre nouvelle vidéo dans laquelle nous parlons avec des représentants gouvernementaux des principaux ministères et du personnel de l’agence bilatérale Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. « Aujourd’hui au Togo, comme dans beaucoup de pays, […]