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Title

Global Water Partnership (GWP) third Action Pledge to the Nairobi Work Programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

Partner Global Water Partnership

Date of submission 12/04/2012

Description

GWP Action Pledge 3

Host an Expert Round Table meeting to seek recommendations from water experts for the technical workshop on water mandated under the Nairobi work programme and collaborate with experts in implementing follow up actions in furthering the discourse on water resources under the Nairobi work programme.

Actions:
1) Support the organisation of an Expert Round Table meeting of water experts to provide recommendations for preparation of a UNFCCC technical workshop on Water and Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies
2) Collaborate with the NWP partner organizations and other relevant organizations in strengthening a Thematic focus on water resources through establishment of informal collaborative teams to undertake relevant actions around identified sub-themes related to water and climate change adaptation

Further information

Report of the expert round table, March 2012

Regional focus All regions
Sector Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Knowledge management
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Target group Academics
Communities
Policy makers
Practitioners
Private sector
Women

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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