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Below is the list of organizations that have expressed interest in participating in the Nairobi Work Programme. If your organization would like to participate in the work programme, please email the Adaptation team at for further information.


Action Pledges

Additional information


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AccountAbility "The Business of Adaptation". A briefing paper by AccountAbility and the IIED.

African Development Bank

African Institute of Corporate Citizenship (AICC)
Allianz Group SE

Arctic Council

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

ADB's Action Pledge

pdf-icon ADB`s Clean Energy and Environment program (113 kB)

pdf-icon ADB`s future contribution to the Nairobi work programme (69 kB)

Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre

Association of Asian Social Science Research Councils

Association of World Reindeer Herders
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Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies
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Caisse des Depots
Catholic Agency for Overseas Development
Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre pdf-icon CCCCC`s activities in climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling (49 kB)
CARE International CARE International's Action Pledge
Caribbean Community Secretariat
CATHALAC CATHALAC's Action Pledge pdf-icon Letter to the UNFCCC on relevant activities (191 kB)
CATIE - Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center
Center of Atmospheric Sciences, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo (CICERO)
Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) CIFOR's Action Pledge
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters
Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)
Cisco Systems
Christian Aid Christian Aid's Action Pledge
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) CSIRO's Action Pledge
Commonwealth Secretariat pdf-icon Adaptation to Climate Change: Addressing the Capacity Building and Technical Assistance Needs of Highly Vulnerable Commonwealth Countries (742 kB)
Community Enterprise Forum International (CEFI) CEFI's Action Pledge
Conservation International
Convention on Biological Diversity CBD's Action Pledge
Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux International
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia
CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)
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Daiwa Securities Group Inc.
Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Post AG
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Ecologic - Institute for International and European Environmental Policy
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Environmental Development Action in the Third World ENDA's Action Pledge pdf-icon ENDA activities on adaptation (307 kB)
Environmental Hydraulics Institute "IH Cantabria", Universidad de Cantabria
ETC Foundation
European Commission Joint Research Centre
European Environment Agency
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Fiji School of Medicine
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO's Action Pledge
Forum for Rural Welfare and Agricultural Reform for Development (FORWARD)
Fundacion Bariloche
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German Committee for Disaster Reduction (DKKV)
Global Change Impact Studies Centre pdf-icon Global Change Impact Studies Centre and its Activities (87 kB)
Global Climate Observing System secretariat
Global Environment Facility
Global Fire Monitoring Centre
Global Canopy Programme

Global Land Ice Measurements from Space

GLIMS' Action Pledge
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Hadley Centre for Climate Change
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Iberoamerican Network of Climate Change Bureaus (RIOCC) RIOCC's Action Pledge

pdf-icon Main and specific objectives of the Programme of Impacts assessment, vulnerability and adaptation to Climate Change (281 kB) (Spanish)

pdf-icon Results of a stocktaking process on climate change impact and adaptation priorities and capacities in the region (1061 kB) (Spanish)

ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability's Action Pledge
Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC)

pdf-icon Heritage Education for Sustainable Development: Dialogue with Indigenous Communities in Africa

pdf-icon Draft - African Indigenous Peoples' Workshop on Effective Use of Information Communication Technology in Environmental Advocacy

Institute of Development Studies IDS' Action Pledge pdf-icon Submission to the Nairobi Work Programme on adaptation approaches, strategies, practices and technologies for adaptation (205 kB)
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
Institute for Social and Environmental Transition ISET's Action Pledge pdf-icon Flexibility for the Future: Adapting in an Uncertain Climate
ISET Action Pledges to Support the Nairobi Workplan Programme
(147 kB)
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos, Cuba
Inter-American Development Bank
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission IOC's Action Pledge
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC's Action Pledge pdf-icon Data Distribution Centre (DDC)
Task Group on Data and Scenario Support for Impacts and Climate Analysis (TGICA)
(105 kB)
International Commission on Large Dams
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) ICRISAT's Action Pledge pdf-icon Climate change adaptation: Moving forward with hope for the “poorest of the poor” in the semi-arid tropics (249 kB)
International Energy Agency
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) pdf-icon Factsheet: IFAD and the Nairobi work programme (474 kB)
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis IIASA's Action Pledge
International Institute for Environment & Development "The Business of Adaptation". A briefing paper by AccountAbility and the IIED.
International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC)
International Institute for Sustainable Development
International Labour Organization
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
International Research Institute for Climate and Society
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) ITUC's Action Pledge
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) IUFRO's Action Pledge
International Union of Railway Companies
International Water Management Institute IWMI's Action Pledge pdf-icon Climate change: Past and current research at IWMI (94 kB)
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Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (former Frontier Research Center for Global Change)

pdf-icon Ongoing activities for the NWP (118 kB)

pdf-icon Related information (656 kB)

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Kyoto University Gaduate School of Global Environmental Studies Gaduate School of Global Environmental Studies' Action Pledge
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LEAD International
Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development Li-Bird's Action Pledge pdf-icon Submission to the Nairobi Work Programme on adaptation activities (37 kB)
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
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McKinsey & Company
Micro Ensure
Mountain Research Initiative
Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) MCII's Action Pledge
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National Institute for Environmental Studies
The Nature Conservancy
Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST)
North South University, Bangladesh
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Oficina de Riesgo Agropecuario (Office of Agricultural Risk), Argentina (ORA) ORA's Action Pledge
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
Ouranos Consortium pdf-icon Ouranos` strategic plan 2004-2009 Horizon (61 kB)
Oxfam International
Oxford University Center for the Environment OUCE's Action Pledge
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Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
Pacific Regional Environment Programme
Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Poverty in Africa Alternative (POVINAA)
Practical Action Practical Action's Action Pledge
ProAct Network
ProVention Consortium
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Recursos e Investigación para el Desarrollo Sustentable
Resources for the Future (RFF)
Rockefeller Foundation
Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
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Sagawa Express
Sahara and Sahel Observatory
pdf-icon OSS activities on Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change (78 kB)
Satkhira Unnayan Sangstha (SUS) SUS's Action Pledge pdf-icon Documentation on local coping strategies to climate change impact (106 kB)
Siemens AG
Somopo Japan Insurance Inc.
START (global change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training) START's Action Pledge

pdf-icon START Research and Capacity Building: Helping to Advance the Nairobi Work Programme (319 kB)

pdf-icon Preliminary information on the programme “Conserving Biodiversity in a Changing Climate (103 kB)

Stockholm Environment Institute SEI's Action Pledge
Suntory Limited
Sustainable Development Policy Institute
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Thames Water
The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI)
Thomas Cook
Tunis International Centre for Environmental Technologies
2 Degrees - German CEOs for Climate Protection
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) pdf-icon The implications of climate change for the world’s children (2088 kB)
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
United Nations Development Programme UNDP's Action Pledge
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - IHE Institute for Water Education pdf-icon Research activities relating to water and climate (58 kB)
United Nations Environment Programme UNEP's Action Pledge

pdf-icon Concept paper on the development of a Global Climate Change Adaptation Network (145 kB)

International Consultation Meeting on the Development of the Global Climate Change Adaptation Network

United Nations Environment Programme - GRID-Arendal UNEP/GRID's Action Pledge
United Nations Institute for Training and Research
United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction UN/ISDR's Action Pledge

pdf-icon Spanish translation (620 kB) of the UNFCCC technical paper (FCCC/TP/2008/4) on integrating practices, tools and systems for climate risk assessment and management and disaster risk reduction strategies into national policies and programmes
The technical paper was translated as a part of the UN/ISDR Action Pledge.

pdf-icon Spanish translation (268 kB) of background paper on socio-economic scenarios based on the UNFCCC user manual

pdf-icon Spanish translation (395 kB) of FCCC/SBSTA/2004/INF.13: Application of methods and tools for assessing impacts and vulnerability, and developing adaptation responses. Background paper. Note by the secretariat

United Nations University Environment and Sustainable Development Programme

pdf-icon Outline of adaptation-related activities (83 kB)

Adaptation Brochure:

"Global warming and atmospheric brown cloud effect on local climate and rice production" by the Forum for Globally Integrated Environmental Assessment Monitoring (GLEAM).

United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security
Uppsala University
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Veolia Environment
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Wetlands International Wetlands International's Action Pledge
World Bank
World Conservation Union (International Union for Conservation of Nature - IUCN) IUCN's Action Pledge
World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) WFEO's Action Pledge

World Food Programme

WFP's Action Pledge pdf-icon Climate information usage in WFP and linkages to climate change (85 kB)
World Health Organization WHO's Action pledge World Health Assembly Resolution on climate change and health
World Heritage Centre of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
World Meteorological Organization WMO's Action Pledge

pdf-icon Concept paper on the role of WMO and NMHSs in the implementation of the Nairobi work programme (582 kB)

pdf-icon WMO's contribution to the Nairobi work programme (138 kB)

pdf-icon World Climate Research Programme's contribution to the Nairobi work programme (57 kB)

World Resources Institute
World Tourism Organization
WWF International
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Yayasan Pelangi Indonesia
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