Building Local Capacities to Integrate Gender and Adaptation in Planning in The Gambia

Capacity development, including at the local level, is an essential enabling factor for National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes to be gender-responsive. To build local capacities on gender, climate change adaptation and the linkages between the two, a training of trainers (ToT) was organized in Jenoi, The Gambia, in November 2019. Hosted by the Gambian Ministry […]

NAP Global Network at COP 25: Overview

Experts from the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network Secretariat participated the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) alongside governments, researchers, private sector actors and members of civil society to discuss advancing national adaptation planning and action.

New Toolkit for Gender-Responsive Adaptation Planning Launched at COP 25

On Gender Day, the NAP Global Network, in partnership with the UNFCCC Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) and Adaptation Committee (AC), launched a new toolkit to support country efforts in pursuing a gender-responsive National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.

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.