Lessons Learned from the Case Studies of NAP Process and Implementation of Adaptation Actions in the Asia-Pacific Region

On November 15 at COP 22 in Marrakech, Japan’s Ministry of the Environment hosted this event focused on case studies of National Adaptation PLan (NAP) processes and actions in the Asia-Pacific region.

From the case studies, lessons on institutional arrangements, capacity building, assessing and planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation

The following speakers share their experiences, lessons learned and insights on the key factors that lead to successful adaptation planning and implementation.

  • Opening remarks | Ms. Rie Kudo, Deputy Director, International Cooperation Office for International Strategy on Climate Change, Global Environment Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
  • Lessons learned from the MOEJ case studies on the NAP processes and implementation of actions | Mr. Tsuyoshi Inoue, Researcher, Science and Safety Division, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Climate Change Cooperation Strategy and Support to Climate Change Adaptation | Mr. Ichiro Sato, Deputy Director, Office for Climate Change, Global Environment Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency
  • NAP Process: Samoa case study | Dr. Mahendra Kumar, Independent Technical & Policy Expert in Climate Change
  • Thailand’s National Adaptation Planning Processes | Dr. Kollawat Sakhakara, Environmental Official, Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Thailand
  • Closing remarks | Dr. Shintaro Bunya, Senior Researcher, Science and Safety Division, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.

Ms. Anne Hammill, Director of the NAP Global Network, also gave this presentation introducing the Network and emphasizing the importance of sustained peer learning as lessons about the NAP process emerge:

For more details on this event, please see a fuller summary on Japan’s Ministry of the Environment website.

Photos and presentations via MOEJ.

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