NAP Global Network at COP 25

Madrid, Spain (under Chilean presidency), Dec. 2–13, 2019

Governments from around the world are meeting in Madrid, Spain from December 2 to 13 at the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) to discuss climate policy. Experts from the NAP Global Network will take part in discussions, share research and convene events at the conference

Benin Advances Integration of Gender Considerations into its NAP Process

The Government of Benin has validated a study to help mainstream gender considerations into its National Adaptation Planning (NAP) process. Developed with the support of the NAP Global Network, the gender analysis was validated on Thursday, August 8, during a national workshop in Cotonou. The event brought together representatives from seven ministries, public agencies and […]

Why Gender Matters in Climate Change Adaptation

By Angie Dazé

Climate change is THE challenge facing humanity today. Experts are raising the alarm about this crisis with increasing anxiety. Clearly, urgent action is needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to limit the global temperature rise over the coming years. Experts are raising the alarm about this crisis with increasing anxiety. Clearly, urgent action […]

Supporting Global Adaptation Action: Read the Network’s Progress Report

New progress report looks back at our activities from November 2017 to November 2018.

The climate is changing. Impacts are being felt, and adjustments today and in the future are necessary. More and more countries are defining and addressing their medium- and long-term climate adaptation priorities through National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. The NAP Global Network was created to support developing countries in advancing their NAP processes, and help […]

“Is there a gender issue?”

By Clare Church and Angie Dazé

Lessons from Jamaica’s Workshop on Integrating Gender into the NAP Process.

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), […]

Gender and Climate Change Adaptation: A learning journey

By Angie Dazé, IISD

The first time I was exposed to the gender dimensions of climate change adaptation was almost 15 years ago in the southwestern region of Bangladesh. I was working on a community-based adaptation project—in those days, taking a locally driven approach to adaptation was innovative in and of itself! In these rural communities surrounded by mangroves […]

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 […]