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 […]

Targeted Topics Forum: Monitoring and Evaluation in the NAP Process

Lilongwe, Malawi | Feb 7-9, 2017

We held a Targeted Topics Forum (TTF) on the theme of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process in Lilongwe, Malawi from February 7-9, 2017 This TTF was attended by approximately 40 participants representing 9 developing countries who have met twice before at previous TTFs, as well as representatives of bilateral donors […]

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 […]

Using NDCs and NAPs to Advance Climate-Resilient Development

by Hayley Price-Kelly and Anne Hammill, IISD

With the Paris Agreement’s entry into force, the focus is shifting towards its implementation—in particular, countries are looking at how to meet the commitments they set out in their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)[1]. Although not mandatory, many countries are choosing to include an adaptation component in their NDC in addition to setting out their mitigation […]

Fifteen years of climate change adaptation planning: What have we learned so far?

NAP Expo 2016 keynote speech by Dr. Saleemul Huq

This op-ed was originally published in the Daily Star (Bangladesh) and is republished here with permission. The original article is available via the Daily Star’s website. The NAP Global Network participated in NAP Expo 2016, hosting a side event on budgeting for NAP implementation. Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), at its […]

Financing Adaptation and Resilience through Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and Fuel Duty

There is a troubling gap between the existing amount available in finance for climate change adaptation and its actual costs. Though methodologies for estimating adaptation costs are widely debated, the World Bank estimates that adaptation will cost countries tens of billions USD this century, and UNEP’s 2016 Adaptation Finance Gap Update predicts that these costs could escalate to be hundreds […]

Targeted Topics Forum: “Financing NAPs: Options for Implementation”

Kingston, Jamaica | March 15-17, 2016

We recently held our 2nd Targeted Topics Forum (TTF) with the theme “Financing National Adaptation Plans: Options for Implementation” in Kingston, Jamaica, from March 15-17. 2016. The TTF brought together 42 participants representing 11 countries and five organizations to address a range of financing options including domestic public finance, international finance, and private finance. Presentations from this forum are available […]