Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Introduction to Alignment (OVERVIEW BRIEF 1)

There is broad agreement that climate change represents a threat to sustainable development; consequently, development efforts must be resilient to the impacts of climate change and related disaster risks in order to be sustainable.
This is the first in a series of briefs by the NAP Global Network focusing on alignment of country efforts under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. This initial brief provides an introduction to the concept of alignment as it relates to these policy processes.