Paris Implementation: Sustained Peer Learning, Coordination and Support in the NAP Global Network

COP 22 event recap by Anika Terton

On November 9th, the NAP Global Network and Grenada co-hosted an official side event at COP 22. The event focused on the recent activities of the NAP Global Network and highlighted Grenada’s and Albania’s national adaptation planning processes. The event was moderated by Mr. Trevor Thompson (Grenada) who first introduced Frank Fass-Metz from the Federal […]

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 […]

President’s High-Level Event: Progress in Advancing National Adaptation Plans

COP 22 side event

On November 14 in Marrakech, the COP 22 President H. E. Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Morocco, hosted a high-level event to highlight the central role of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and other entities in advancing adaptation through National Adaptation Plans (NAPs). In this event, panelists highlighted opportunities for countries to use the […]

Addressing Key Questions in the Technical Examination Process on Adaptation: Vertical Integration and Monitoring & Evaluation in the NAP process

by Hayley Price-Kelly & Angie Dazé

The Paris Agreement’s inclusion of an adaptation goal has raised adaptation’s profile in the international arena. Recognizing this, parties to COP 21 established a Technical Examination Process on Adaptation (TEP-A)—complementing a pre-existing process for mitigation—as a contribution to enhanced action prior to 2020. The first meetings under this process—known as the Technical Expert Meeting on […]

The UNFCCC National Adaptation Planning Model: A Foundation for Fulfilling Post-2015 Commitments?

by Virginia Wiseman, Thematic Expert for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy, IISD Reporting Services

This article originally appeared as a two-part policy update from IISD Reporting Services (Part I and Part II), providing a technical analysis of the role of the National Adaptation Plan process.  Continue reading “The UNFCCC National Adaptation Planning Model: A Foundation for Fulfilling Post-2015 Commitments?”