The COP, at its 17th session, requested the Adaptation Committee to develop during its first year
a three-year work plan, which should include milestones, activities, deliverables and resource requirements,
in accordance with its agreed functions, employing the modalities listed in paragraph 94 of the same decision
and considering the indicative list of a activities included in the annex V, for approval by the COP at its
In response to this request, the Adaptation Committee elaborated a three-year work plan, which was adopted by
the COP as agreed.
Three year work
plan of the Adaptation Committee (142 kB)
In response to a request made at COP 18, the Adaptation Committee further elaborated the work referred to in
activities 7, 8, 11, 17 and 19 of its workplan. The elaboration was guided by the Adaptation
Committee’s desire to enhance coherence and synergy and to ensure that activities are not undertaken in
isolation but instead build on each other as part of a larger workstream.
The Adaptation Committee identified the following three workstreams to organize those activities in a
- A workstream on technical support and guidance to the Parties on adaptation action;
- A workstream on technical support and guidance to the Parties on means of implementation;
- A workstream on awareness-raising, outreach and sharing of information.
activities included in the three-year work plan (128 kB) (contained in document FCCC/SB/2013/2,
This elaboration of activities reflects a revised and more coherent manner in which the Adaptation
Committee will implement its activities from the third quarter of 2013 until the fourth quarter of
It incorporates new activities on means of implementation and adjusted timing of some activities.