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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ National Adaptation Planning

From April 10 to 12, national stakeholders met in Kingstown for the launch of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ National Adaptation Plan (NAP). Government officials and media also took part in a number of training programs related to climate change adaptation. On April 10, the Government launched its NAP document to Ministers and Parliamentarians at […]

Advancing Nepal’s NAP Process: Key stakeholders reflect on progress and the way forward

Nepal holds interactive workshop on NAP formulation process

See also: Read the report Nepal’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Process: Reflecting on Lessons Learned and the Way Forward. Last week in Kathmandu, over 30 government, civil society and media representatives gathered to reflect on Nepal’s NAP process to date, and to identify priorities for the way forward. The workshop was opened by Ram Prasad […]

10 Good Practices for Green Climate Fund Readiness Programme Applications

Text based on discussions during a webinar with participation of Jason Spensley. Spensley manages the Green Climate Fund’s Project Preparation Facility and Adaptation Planning support programme. Finding the funding to develop and implement National Adaptation Plans (NAP) and other adaptation planning processes is no small task. In a webinar last month, we explored one potential […]

Saint Lucia Unveils Official Climate Change Website

The Government of Saint Lucia officially launched its climate change website to the public this fall. Developed in collaboration with Saint Lucia’s Department of Sustainable Development and with support from the United States In-Country NAP Support Program, the website is a hub for climate change-related resources, news and events for the Caribbean island state. “We […]

Launch of Fiji’s National Adaptation Plan Framework

COP 23 Event Highlight

The Government of Fiji launched the framework for their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) at a side event to COP 23 in the Fiji Pavilion on Friday, November 17. Fiji’s NAP framework—which addresses institutional arrangements, the approaches and principles which underpin how the NAP process will unfold, and initial steps—was produced with support from the NAP […]