South Africa Hosts Climate Science and Policy Winter School for Government Officials

South African government officials met in Cape Town last month for a five-day workshop to learn more about the intersection of climate science and policy. This workshop, which took place from July 1 to 5, was a special session of the accredited Winter School offered by the University of Cape Town and organized by the […]

Peru Will Be the First Country in the World With an Indigenous Climate Platform

Press release | Peruvian Ministry of Environment

(Lea abajo la versión en español) LIMA — Peru will be the first country in the world to have an Indigenous Climate Platform, putting it at the forefront of global climate action. This milestone initiative will strengthen the recognition and dissemination of Indigenous knowledge and practices that contribute to the comprehensive management of climate change, […]

Sierra Leone Builds Political Support and Momentum for the NAP Process Through National Workshop

FREETOWN – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Sierra Leone hosted a workshop this week for key government decision-makers in the country’s National Adaptation Planning (NAP) process. The goal of the workshop was to build further political support for strengthening the country’s resilience to climate change. Taking place on July 30, 2019, in the nation’s […]

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

Communiqué de presse | Le Ministère de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable, Sénégal

Lors de la Conférence de Cancun sur le climat en 2010, les États signataires de la Convention-Cadre des Nations Unies sur les Changements Climatiques (CCNUCC) ont adopté le processus de Plans Nationaux d’Adaptation (PNA) pour réduire leur vulnérabilité aux changements climatiques et intégrer l’adaptation dans les processus de planification du développement à tous les niveaux […]

Environmental Journalists Meet to Build Colombia’s NAP Communications Strategy

Colombia’s National Planning Department (DNP) and Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MADS) is hosting a high-level breakfast meeting today in Bogota with influential Colombian environmental journalists. Supported by the NAP Global Network, through the U.S. In-Country Support Program for Colombia, the event aims to foster knowledge sharing among journalists from the major Colombian outlets, […]

Grenada Hosts Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Change Adaptation

The government of Grenada is hosting a workshop this week on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of climate change adaptation in order to develop a framework for Grenada’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Process. Supported by the NAP Global Network, in collaboration with the Integrated Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in Grenada (ICCAS) project, this two-part workshop serves […]

Ghana Hosts High-Level Regional Consultations on National Adaptation Planning

The Government of Ghana is hosting a series of high-level regional consultations this week in order to build momentum for medium- and long-term national adaptation planning efforts.  Led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, the consultations are meant to build political momentum and support for the […]