Striving to Adapt to Climate Change: Lessons from Albania

By Laureta Dibra, Lindita Tafaj and Alexandre Borde

Albania is suffering from the effects of extreme weather events such as flooding, droughts and heat waves. During the last 10 years, floods have devastated regions and cities such as Shkodër, Tiranë, Vlorë and Fier, and posed a significant threat to Albania’s economy, ecosystems and people’s health. Recurring floods caused USD 218 million in damage […]

Kiribati unveils updated plan for managing climate change and disaster risks during Climate Week

NEW YORK, September 27, 2019 – The Government of the Republic of Kiribati launched its revised Joint Implementation Plan for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management (KJIP), setting out its ambitions for building Kiribati’s resilience to climate change impacts. The KJIP was launched at a side-event organized by the Republic of Kiribati and the Republic […]

Malawi Gears Up to Adapt to Climate Change

By Donald Reuben Kamdonyo, Ph.D., Climate Change Specialist, Kamdonyo & Associates, Lilongwe, Malawi

Globally, climate change has been recognized as one of the biggest challenges that humanity is facing today. It has serious worldwide implications on economic development, food security and poverty eradication for developing countries, especially for least-developed countries like Malawi. All of Malawi’s socioeconomic sectors have been, and will continue to be, affected by climate change […]

Fiji Advances a Communications Strategy for Its National Adaptation Plan Process

The Government of Fiji and the NAP Global Network co-hosted an awareness-raising workshop as part of ongoing communications under the Fijian National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process. The event aimed to inform key stakeholders from government, civil society and the private sector about Fiji’s NAP process and to highlight the important role that actors at the […]

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 […]

Malawi Validates National Adaptation Plan Framework

The Government of Malawi validated its National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Framework in a national workshop that took place in Lilongwe on August 9. Hosted by the Malawian Environmental Affairs Department (EAD) in partnership with the NAP Global Network, the event gathered participants from 16 institutions representing government, civil society, academia and youth. Malawi’s NAP framework […]

Environmental Journalists Meet to Build Colombia’s NAP Communications Strategy

Colombia’s National Planning Department (DNP) and Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MADS) is hosting a high-level breakfast meeting today in Bogota with influential Colombian environmental journalists. Supported by the NAP Global Network, through the U.S. In-Country Support Program for Colombia, the event aims to foster knowledge sharing among journalists from the major Colombian outlets, […]

Ghana Hosts High-Level Regional Consultations on National Adaptation Planning

The Government of Ghana is hosting a series of high-level regional consultations this week in order to build momentum for medium- and long-term national adaptation planning efforts.  Led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, the consultations are meant to build political momentum and support for the […]

Experts from Five Latin American Countries Meet in Lima to Share Experiences and Lessons Learned in Monitoring and Evaluation in Adaptation to Climate Change

Lima, Peru

LIMA, April 24, 2019 (via Peru Ministry of Environment) — As part of the participatory process “Dialoguemos sobre los NDC” (Multisectoral NDC Dialogue), the international meeting “Monitoring and Evaluation of Adaptation to Climate Change in Peru” was held in Lima yesterday. The event was organized by the Ministry of the Environment, with the valuable support […]