With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement in 2015, adaptation is now firmly on the international agenda. In the lead up to the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris in 2015, Parties to the Convention agreed to submit intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs). In doing so, they outlined their commitments to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and had the option to also include adaptation. Unless countries chose to amend their INDCs before ratifying the Paris Agreement, these documents became their first nationally determined contributions (NDCs). According to Article 7.9 of the Paris Agreement all Parties shall, as appropriate, engage in the formulation and implementation of national adaptation planning processes, such as the national adaptation plan (NAP) process. This publication is primarily for policymakers, decision-makers and practitioners who are working on climate change adaptation at a national level (e.g. ministries of environment, climate change focal points,and adaptation and sectoral experts).
Sep 25, 2020 On September 4th, 2020, the ‘Global Programme Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change’ (GP HMCCC) hosted the launch of the newly published study “Home Lands – Island and Archipelagic States’ Policymaking for Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change”. The GP HMCCC is financed by the ‘German Federal Ministry for Economic Development […]Read more
Aug 27, 2020 How does gender intersect with climate change and human mobility? Looking into this question, on August 17th 2020, the GIZ Global Programme Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change (HMCCC), financed by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, organized a discussion and invited practitioners, policy makers and researchers. The discussion was opened […]Read more
Aug 20, 2020 We are pleased to invite you to participate at our virtual launch of a new research publication: Home Lands – Policymaking for Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change What happened after the hurricanes destroyed almost all infrastructure on the island Barbuda? Which problems arise in the context of planned relocations in Pacific island […]Read more