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Side event held by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) at SB 47

Work of the LEG in supporting the LDCs on adaptation


7 November 2017, 18:30-20:00, Meeting Room 9

The Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) organizes side events during the SB/COP sessions to discuss the experiences and progress made by the least developed countries (LDCs) in addressing adaptation, and the support provided to them. This side event will focus on the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans (NAPs) and on the national adaptation programmes of action (NAPAs).

Topics for the event

a) Vision of the LEG in supporting adaptation in the LDCs;

b) Addressing the SDGs through NAPs (the NAP-SDG iFrame);

c) Progress on NAPs and experience in accessing funding from the GCF for NAPs;

d) Development benefits of adaptation to climate change;

e) Support to the LDCs on adaptation and the Paris Agreement.




Mr. Abias Huongo
Chair of the LEG


Mr. Gebru Jember
Chair of the LDC Group


Mr. Adérito Santana

Member of the LEG

Progress and support


Ms. Sofia Del Castillo


Mr. Alpha Jallow
The Gambia


Mr. Pa Ousman Jarju
GCF Secretariat


Ms. Chizuru Aoki

GEF Secretariat






Organization of work & background documents
pdf-icon Programme (277 kB)

pdf-icon Presentation by the LEG (336 kB)

pdf-icon Presentation by The Gambia (385 kB)

pdf-icon Presentation by Argentina (4783 kB)

pdf-icon Presentation by the GCF Secretariat (1044 kB)

pdf-icon Presentation by the GEF Secretariat (3257 kB)

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