From the Bottom Up: Key lessons learned from Senegal’s NAP process

By Dr. Khady Sané Diouf and Ms. Fatou Thiaw

In October 2017, the NAP Global Network invited Dr. Khady Sané Diouf (Project Director) and Ms. Fatou Thiaw (Climate Change Officer)—representatives from the Collaborative Management for a Sustainable Fisheries Future in Senegal (COMFISH) initiative—to share their experience on Senegal’s NAP process during a regional meeting organized in Lomé, Togo. Senegal is taking a sectoral approach […]

COP 23: Moving the conversation on gender and climate change adaptation forward

by Angie Dazé and Julie Dekens, IISD

The first United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Gender Action Plan (GAP), developed under the Lima work program on gender, was adopted at COP 23 to help UNFCCC parties implement gender-related decisions and mandates under the UNFCCC process. The (draft) decision includes a commitment to gender balance, participation and women’s leadership and gender-responsive […]

How Can Local-to-National Links Make NAP Processes More Inclusive?

COP 23 Event Highlight

For the last 15 years, Development and Climate Days has brought together delegates during the middle weekend on the sidelines of the Conference of Parties (COP), the UN’s climate change conference, to discuss key issues related to climate change and sustainable development. This year, the NAP Global Network was a contributing partner to the event, […]

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 […]

Network Publishes New Guidance on Financing NAP Processes

The first installment of a webinar series on financing NAP processes will be held Sept 20

Significant financing is needed throughout the entire national adaptation plan (NAP) process, but especially within its implementation phase. The NAP Global Network recently published Financing NAP Processes: Contributing to the achievement of nationally determined contribution (NDC) adaptation goals, which provides guidance to country’s NAP teams for identifying and assessing various financing options. The guidance was […]

Three Key Actions to Make NAP Processes More Gender-Responsive

by Angie Dazé and Julie Dekens, IISD

Following our pilot analysis of how gender considerations are being integrated into national adaptation planning documents, we at the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network have been reflecting on the best way forward to achieve gender-responsive NAP processes. How can country teams move forward in addressing gender issues in their NAP processes? We have developed […]

Saint Lucian Media Come Out to Support Climate Change Action

On Sunday, June 25, Saint Lucia’s Department of Sustainable Development collaborated with the NAP Global Network U.S. In-Country Support Program to host the workshop, Understanding Climate Change Adaptation in the Saint Lucia Context, for journalists and media workers. The aim was to foster enhanced awareness and build the conversation about taking action on climate change issues […]

Targeted Topics Forum: Financing NAP Processes

Mexico City, Mexico | June 20-22, 2017

The NAP Global Network and Mexico’s National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change (INECC) co-hosted a Targeted Topics Forum (TTF) on “Financing National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes: Options for Implementation.” The TTF was attended by over 30 participants representing nine developing countries from our second cohort, as well as representatives of bilateral donors and other […]