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 […]

Climate Change and Gender Specialists Meet in Jamaica

RIO BUENO, JAMAICA – This week, more than 30 specialists from the Caribbean will meet in Jamaica for the first time to discuss two very important topics – gender equality and climate change adaptation planning – and how they intersect. This two-and-a-half-day workshop will be co-hosted by the Government of Jamaica, Climate Change Division (CCD), […]

Peru’s Ministry of Environment trains regional journalists on climate change

Minister of the Environment, Fabiola Muñoz, spoke with communicators at the workshop “Dialoguemos”

“The media are allies in the Peruvian response to climate change, because they play a fundamental role in forming public opinion. They awaken social interest and improve public policy for the welfare of all citizens,” said Peru’s Minister of the Environment, Fabiola Muñoz, during her meeting with 21 regional journalists in the park “Voces por […]

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 […]

NAP Global Network at Adaptation Futures 2018

From June 18-21, Adaptation Futures 2018 will convene  over 1000 scientists, practitioners, business leaders and policymakers from around the world in Cape Town, South Africa, to discuss climate change adaptation. Members of the NAP Global Network Secretariat will be attending, and will be participating in the following sessions. If you’ll be attending and would like to connect […]

Remembering Fred Kossam

Statement on behalf of current and past members of the NAP Global Network Management Team

We were deeply saddened to receive news of the sudden passing of our friend and colleague Fred Kossam. Fred will be remembered as a champion and advocate for climate change action. Serving as the Head of Climate Change and Research Services at the Ministry of Environment and Meteorological Services in Malawi, he was a climate […]

Canada Supports Adaptation in Four Pacific Island States

Canada supported in-country NAP programming in four Pacific islands, as well as peer learning and research on gender in NAP processes

The Canadian government, through Environment and Climate Change Canada, provided funding for in-country NAP support programs in Fiji, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Solomon Islands between April 2017 and March 2018. Canada also supported a Targeted Topics Forum attended by representatives from 21 countries, as well as the development of a series of knowledge products on how […]

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 Adaption 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 […]

Saint Lucia Makes Strides in Planning for Adaptation to Climate Change

CASTRIES, APRIL 16, 2018 — The Government of Saint Lucia has prepared a national plan to prepare the country for the impacts of climate change. From April 16 to 17, national stakeholders will meet in Castries for the launch of Saint Lucia’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP). Government officials and creators (artists and performers) will also […]