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 […]

How Nepal is Linking National and Sub-National Adaptation

by Aditya V. Bahadur, Action on Climate Today

As many of the impacts climate change are felt most acutely at the local level, it is vital that the people who are at the forefront of climate change—those who are experiencing the impacts—really have a say in national-level policy. This is why it is so imperative for countries to engage in forming National Adaptation […]

Gender in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes: A pilot review of climate change adaptation planning documents from 15 countries

by Angie Dazé and Julie Dekens, IISD

The linkages between gender and climate change adaptation have been recognized as a key issue under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) since the early 2000s. The 2015 Paris Agreement increased the ambition on gender, referring to gender equality and women’s empowerment and calling for action on climate change to be gender-responsive. […]

Top Three Challenges and Opportunities of National Monitoring and Evaluation of Adaptation

by Angelica V. Ospina and Hayley Price-Kelly, IISD

Adaptation takes place in highly dynamic and complex environments. As the design and implementation of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) advance, adaptation planners are increasingly focusing on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of adaptation progress and outcomes.  This interest reflects a commitment to strengthening the effectiveness of adaptation efforts and climate-resilient development through improved accountability and reporting, […]

Targeted Topics Forum: Monitoring and Evaluation in the NAP Process

Lilongwe, Malawi | Feb 7-9, 2017

We held a Targeted Topics Forum (TTF) on the theme of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process in Lilongwe, Malawi from February 7-9, 2017 This TTF was attended by approximately 40 participants representing 9 developing countries who have met twice before at previous TTFs, as well as representatives of bilateral donors […]

Malawi hosts international forum on adapting to climate change

Listen to radio coverage on Zodiak Malawi: LILONGWE, FEB 12, 2016—Representatives from 12 countries meet in Lilongwe this week to discuss strategies to adapt to the impacts of climate change. The forum will focus on best practices related to measuring the success of National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. Countries from many regions are represented at […]

Year In Review: Six key impacts in 2016

2016 was a landmark year for climate change adaptation. Building on adaptation’s prominent role in the Paris Agreement, 2016 saw unprecedented international political momentum to tackle climate change impacts in vulnerable countries. The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network had an exciting year working to do our part to help move the dial forward on […]