Adaptation Actions in NDC Partnership Plans: Opportunities for Alignment with NAP Processes

By Deborah Murphy, Senior Associate, International Institute for Sustainable Development

This blog post was originally published on NDC Partnership website. Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) set out countries’ ambitions for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions to achieve our commitment to the Paris Agreement. Though not mandatory, most countries have also chosen to include information on how they plan to adapt to the impacts of climate change. […]

NAP Global Network at NAP Expo 2019

Songdo, South Korea | April 8-12, 2019

From April 8 to 12, the NAP Global Network Secretariat was in Songdo, Republic of Korea for NAP Expo 2019. NAP Expo is a global forum organized by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to promote peer learning and foster exchanges among stakeholders in […]

How Can the NAP Process Enhance Adaptation in the NDCs by 2020? We’ve got three ideas.

By Janet Strachan and Anika Terton

When it comes to adapting to climate change and achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement, nations around the world have access to a few useful processes to help them reach their goals—namely, their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. In countries where adaptation information is included in NDCs, the two […]

Scaling Up Adaptation: Strengthening alignment of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process and the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) in Grenada

St. George’s, February 2, 2019 – On January 31 and February 1, the NAP Global Network and the Grenadian Ministry of Climate Resilience, the Environment, Forestry, Fisheries, Disaster Management and Information in collaboration with the Integrated Climate Change Adaptation Strategies (ICCAS) program co-hosted the workshop “Scaling Up Adaptation: Strengthening alignment of the NAP process and […]

Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Linking NAPs and NDCs

This event was organized by the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network whose Secretariat is hosted by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). Participants convened to explore ways to advance implementation of adaptation needs and goals by realizing linkages between the NAP process and nationally determined contributions (NDCs). At the outset, the objectives of […]

NAP Global Network at COP 24

Katowice, Poland | Dec 2-14, 2018

Governments from around the world are meeting in Katowice, Poland from December 2 to 14 at the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 24) to discuss climate policy. Experts from the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network will take part in discussions, promote research and convene events at the conference. The NAP Global Network […]

Thailand hosts Peer Learning Summit on climate change adaptation

Bangkok, October 1, 2018—Thailand’s Office of National Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning hosts a summit this week on strategies for achieving the Paris Agreement’s goals for preparing for the impacts of climate change. The peer learning summit on “The role of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process in advancing the implementation of the adaptation […]

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 […]