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UNFCCC Latin American regional workshop on adaptation
Lima, Peru, 18 to 20 April 2006

 

 

 
Background
 

The UNFCCC secretariat has convened this workshop in accordance with (PDF) Decision 1/CP.10, under the guidance of the Chair of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation. The main objective of the workshop was to facilitate information exchange and integrated assessments to assist in identifying specific adaptation needs and concerns.

 

Report on the Latin American regional workshop on adaptation

(PDF) Background paper on Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Latin America  

(PDF) Final agenda

 
Presentations
 

Session 1  Introduction and background

Objectives of the workshop and recent developments on adaptation under the UNFCCC

Presenter Party/Organization  Subject
Mr. Youssef Nassef

UNFCCC Secretariat

(PDF) Structure and objectives of the workshop 

Mr. Roberto Acosta

UNFCCC Secretariat (PDF) Adaptacion en el contexto de la CMNUCC

Background paper on “Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Latin America”

Presenter Party/Organization  Subject
Mr. Carlos Nobre

Resource person

(PDF) Impacts of climate change in Latin America

Mr. Luis Mata Resource person (PDF) Vulnerabilidad y adaptacion al cambio climatico en Latinoamerica

Session 2  Vulnerability and adaptation assessments

Vulnerability and adaptation assessments, including possible needs and concerns

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject
Mr. Leonidas Osvaldo Girardin

Argentina

(PDF) Vulnerabilidad y adaptacion en la Argentina 

Mr. Abel Centella

Cuba (PDF) Vulnerability and adaptation in Cuba, the drought case
Ms. Mirza Castro Honduras (PDF) Vulnerabilidad actual de la cuenca del rio Aguan en Honduras
Mr. Freddy Picado Traña Nicaragua Experiencias de Nicaragua en evaluacion de la vulnerabilidad y adaptacion al cambio climatico   

Climate methods and tools - availability, applicability,  accessibility and training opportunities  

Presenter Party/Organization Subject
Mr. Haroldo Machado Filho Brasil

(PDF) Modelo regional de cambio global del clima modelo eta CPTEC

Mr. Carlos Nobre

Resource person (PDF) Summary of recommendations
Mr. Yolando Velasco UNFCCC Secretariat (PDF) Regional hands-on training workshop on vulnerability and adaptation assessments 

Session 3  Adaptation planning and implementation

Adaptation planning and implementation, including possible needs and concerns

Presenter Party/Organization Subject
Mr. Cesar Buitrago Colombia pdf-icon Proyecto piloto de adaptacion (INAP) (4694 kB)
Mr. Roberto Villalobos Costa Rica (PDF) Estudio de caso vulnerabilidad actual del sistema hidrico de la zona noroeste del Valle Central
Mr. Juan Mancebo Dominican Republic pdf-icon Proyecto marco para las politicas de adaptacion al cambio climatico (7210 kB)
Mr. Luis Cáceres Ecuador (PDF) La adaptacion al CC en Ecuador. Hacia donde vamos
Mr. Arnoldo Matus Kramer México (PDF) Mexico ante el cambio climatico 
Mr. Julio Garcia Peru pdf-icon Mainstreaming adaptation into development, the Peruvian experience (5761 kB)
Mr. Leopoldo Macera Mesones Peru (PDF) El proceso de adaptacion en el Peru comunicacion y participacion ciudadana 
Ms. Silvia Llosa ISDR  (PDF) Reduccion del riesgo de desastres y adaptacion al cambio climatico
Mr. Walter Vergara World Bank Activities, lessons learned, work in progress and recommendations for Latin America

 Support from the GEF and its IAs

Presenter Party/Organization Subject
Mr. Ricardo Sánchez Sosa UNEP/ROLAC (PDF) La sustentabilidad ambiental
Ms. Cecilia Falconi UNDP (PDF) UNDP’s support for climate change adaptation
Mr. Walter Vergara World Bank pdf-icon Support through the World Bank on climate change in Latin America (11848 kB)

Session 4  Regional collaboration

Roundtable on south-south collaboration

Presenter Party/Organization Subject
Mr. Emilio Sempris CATHALAC  (PDF) CATHALAC’s regional work on adaptation to climate variability and change
Mr. Oscar Paz Bolivia (PDF) Cooperacion sur cambio climatico vulnerabilidad y adaptacion

Roundtable on north-south collaboration

Presenter Party/Organization Subject
Mr. Julio Garcia
Mr. Jose Ramon Picatoste Ruggeroni
Peru
Spain
(PDF) Experiencias de la RIOCC 
Mr. Luis Cáceres Ecuador (PDF) La cooperacion Norte – Sur. Una reflexion
Mr. Oscar Paz  Bolivia (PDF) The Netherlands Climate Assistance Programme