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UNFCCC expert meeting on adaptation for small island developing States (SIDS)
 
Part II for Pacific and Indian Ocean SIDS
26 to 28 February 2007, Rarotonga, Cook Islands


Presentations
 

Session 1:  Introduction and background

Recent developments on adaptation under the UNFCCC

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Ms. Annett Möhner

UNFCCC

(PDF) Recent developments on adaptation

Ms. Olga Pilifosova

UNFCCC

(PDF) The Nairobi Work Programme on Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change

Objectives and Background

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Youssef Nassef

UNFCCC

(PDF) Decision 1/CP.10 and the objectives of the expert meeting
Mr. Clifford Mahlung  Jamaica (PDF) Outcomes of Part I of the SIDS expert meeting on adaptation for Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean SIDS
Mr. Graham Sem  Resource Person (PDF) Background paper “Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in small island developing States”

Session 2:  Integrated vulnerability and adaptation assessments developing States

Integrated vulnerability and adaptation assessments, including impacts and risk assessments

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Philip Hall

South Pacific Sea Level and Climate Monitoring

(PDF) South Pacific Sea Level & Climate Monitoring Project
Mr. Joseph Konno Federated States of Micronesia (PDF) Integrated vulnerability and adaptation assessments
Mr. Peter Kouwenhoven International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, New Zealand (PDF) Adapting to change in climate and climate variability
Ms. Pepetua Latasi Tuvalu (PDF) Integrated vulnerability and adaptation assessments
Mr. Arona Ngari World Meteorological Organization (PDF) WMO and the SIDS Programme of Action

Session 3:  Adaptation planning and implementation

Adaptation planning and implementation

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Riibeta Abeta

Kiribati

(PDF) Adaptation planning and implementation: a perspective from Kiribati Adaptation Project
Mr. Robert Kay Coastal Zone Management Pty Ltd (PDF) Adaptation planning and implementation in the coastal zone

Mr. Zac Morse

World Health Organization (PDF) Climate change and human health
Mr. Kevin Palmer World Health Organization (PDF) WHO Support for Adaptation in the Context of Sustainable Development in SIDS

Community-based adaptation approaches

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Ms. Pasha Carruthers

Cook Islands

(PDF) Lessons learnt piloting Community Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation in the Cook Islands

Ms. Anne Rasmussen Samoa (PDF) Samoa's NAPA experience

Mr. Taito Nakalevu

Pacific Regional Environment Programme (PDF) Community based adaptation approaches

Support for adaptation in the context of sustainable development

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Rainer Blank

Germany

(PDF) Aiming at Sustainable Forest and Land Management: Examples from the SPC/GTZ Pacific-German Regional Forestry Project
Mr. Mahendra Kumar Nauru (PDF) Assessments of Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change (AIACC): Lessons for SIDS Sustainable Development
Mr. Arthur Webb South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (PDF) Coastal & hydrological vulnerability and monitoring in Central Pacific Atoll's
Ms. Tagaloa Cooper South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (PDF) Planning and implementation of adaptation

Linkages with the Mauritius Strategy for Implementation

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Espen Ronneberg

Pacific Regional Environment Programme

(PDF) Linkages with the Mauritius Strategy for Implementation

Session 4:  Risk management and risk reduction

Risk management and risk reduction

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Mac Mokoroa Cook Islands (PDF) Risk management and risk reduction
Ms. Padma Lal Pacific Islands Forum (PDF) Risk reduction and risk management: mainstreaming adaptation to climate change  
Mr. Charles Bernimolin UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (PDF) Adapting to climate change and reducing disaster risk

Role of insurance

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Nick Silver United Kingdom (PDF) Climate change, SIDS and insurance
Ms. M.J. Mace Federated States of Micronesia  (PDF) Insurance-related mechanisms for SIDS

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