Video Coverage: Enhancing Bilateral Support for NAPs

Side event at UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB42)

On Friday, June 5, the NAP Global Network convened a side event on “Enhancing bilateral support for national adaptation plan processes” on the margins of the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB42). The session addressed how to enhance bilateral support for designing and implementing national adaptation plans (NAPs) with inputs from developing countries’ representatives and bilateral donors.

IISD Reporting Services covered the side event: read the written coverage or view video coverage below.

IISD’s Anne Hammill of the NAP Global Network Secretariat facilitated the event, which featured the following panel:

  • Introduction to the Network, by Gottfried von Gemmingen, Policy Advisor, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (Germany) and Joyceline Goco, Deputy Executive Director, Climate Change Commission (Philippines)
  • The case of Malawi, by Fred Kossam, Head of Climate Change and Research Service, Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining
  • The case of Grenada, by Martina Duncan, Climate Change Focal Point, Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
  • A donor perspective, by Teige Cahill, Climate and Environment Department, UK’s Department for International Development

The Network will continue to explore and pursue  issues raised during the side event through activities in global donor and in-country coordination, and through its upcoming Targeted Topics Forum.