NAP Global Network at COP 25: How NAP Processes Can Be Leveraged for Implementation of the Paris Agreement

Presented by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Government of Grenada

This event focused on ways in which the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process can be leveraged for meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement, highlighting some developing country experiences. Anne Hammill, Senior Director Resilience Programme, IISD, moderated the event. She presented the NAP Global Network, aimed at enhancing national adaptation planning and action in developing […]

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 […]