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Non-economic losses
 
 

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Action Area 4 of the initial two-year workplan of the Executive Committee:
Enhance data on and knowledge of non-economic losses associated with the adverse effects of climate change and identify ways forward for reducing the risk of and addressing non-economic losses with specific focus on potential impacts within regions

Expert Group on non-economic losses

The Executive Committee established an Expert Group on non-economic losses to develop inputs and recommendations to enhance data on and knowledge of reducing the risk of and addressing non-economic losses. See more here>>
 
Side event on non-economic losses (18 May 2016, World Conference Centre Bonn)
 
As part of the awareness raising of the nature and extent of non-economic losses, the Executive Committee organized a side event during the 44th session of the subsidiary bodies. See more here>>

 
pdf-icon Summary note of the side event
 
Photo booth campaign (16–18 May 2016, World Conference Centre Bonn)
 
The campaign for raising awareness of the issues related to non-economic losses took place in the lead up to the side event. It posed the question: “What do non-economic losses mean to you?” and a total of 65 people participated, representing a wide range of stakeholders from around the world (see images below).
 
pdf-icon Shining The Light On Non‐economic Losses pdf-icon Shining The Light On Non‐economic Losses



 
Related work undertaken under the UNFCCC
pdf-icon Technical paper on non-economic losses in the context of the work programme on loss and damage (2013)

pdf-icon Synopsis of  the technical paper
 
Presentations
Expert briefing at Excom 3

Side event on non-economic losses