A Climate-Responsible Peru: A force for recovery and growth

by Víctor Santillán, Communications Specialist, General Direction of Climate Change and Desertification of the Ministry of the Environment, Peru

Can you imagine a country with that provides sustainable and resilient services, health services appropriate to climate variability, education that connects us with the environment, agricultural infrastructure that efficiently uses rainfall, resilient cities using clean energy, and citizens and villages prepared for extreme climate events? The country you are imagining is the country that Peruvians […]

Colombia government to put climate change adaptation plan into action

BOGOTA, May 17, 2017—Colombian government officials are meeting this week to discuss putting the national climate change adaptation plan into action. “By coming together to identify challenges and opportunities through this National Adaptation Plan Assembly, we can collaborate to urgently foster resilience to climate shocks and stresses,” said Mariana Rojas Laserna, director of the climate […]

Watch: Caribbean Adaptation Planners Share Lessons on NAP Process

In this new video, we speak with participants in a Caribbean NAP Assembly that the NAP Global Network co-hosted in October 2016, where 11 Caribbean countries discussed their experiences engaging in the National Adaptation Plan process. “The process to develop the NAP allows us to set in a robust manner medium- and long-term goals for climate change adaptation […]

Network Launches Webinar Series on Key Topics in the NAP process

Watch our first webinar on "Sector Integration in the NAP Process"

The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network has launched a webinar series to provide an online forum for sharing lessons and experiences that are emerging as countries progress through their NAP processes. Each webinar addresses a specific technical topic related to national adaptation planning through presentations of countries’ experiences, relevant research and guidance, and opportunities for discussion […]

Working Towards a Caribbean Regional Approach to Monitoring and Evaluating NAPs

by Dawn Pierre-Nathoniel, Sustainable Development & Environment Officer, Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia, like many of our Caribbean neighbours, has been committed, for many years, to building its resilience to climate change. Though we are at the early stages of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process, we recognize it as an important opportunity to prepare our society and economy for climate change impacts. While the NAP […]

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 […]

Le Togo accueille une Assemblée sur le PNA et présente son Plan national d’adaptation

Préparé par Birte Derrix, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Lire le résumé de l’Assemblée sur la Planification Nationale de l’Adaptation aux Changements Climatiques. {English version follows} LOMÉ 1 DECEMBRE 2016—Aujourd’hui, le Togo accueille sa première assemblée sur le PNA au cours de laquelle le pays présentera son Plan national d’adaptation (PNA), récemment rédigé. Depuis 2014, la Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH soutient […]