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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Link

http://www.unep.org/

Description

The mission of the United Nations Environment Programme is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

Action pledges 
 

Global Climate Change Adaptation Network

Further information

Concept paper on the development of a Global Climate Change Adaptation Network

UNEP activities on adaptation

Regional focus All regions
Sector Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Oceans and coastal areas
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Terrestrial ecosystems
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Early warning systems
Knowledge management
Monitoring and evaluation
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Risk/vulnerability mapping
Training
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Data and observations
Economic diversification
Methods and tools
Research
Technologies for adaptation
Climate hazards Drought
Flood
Operational scale Global

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.


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