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Action Pledges


Climate Risk Management (CRM) technical assistance project

Partner United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Date of submission 01/04/2009


UNDP Action pledge I

The objective of this project is to develop and apply a methodology that integrates risk over short and longer-term time scales to arrive at an assessment of risk associated with both climate variability and change.  The results will feed into a set of selected country programmes as well as inform the practice of climate risk management in general.

Action pledge updates 

UNDP Action Pledge I Update. Reducing risks of extreme events and climate-related disasters

This update was provided as a contribution to and is summarised in the Nairobi work programme publication "Action Pledges: Making a difference on the ground. A synthesis of outcomes, good practices, lessons learned, and future challenges and opportunities".

Further information

Applying climate information for adaptation decision-making. A guidance and resource document

Regional focus All regions
Sector Education and training
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Disaster risk reduction
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling
Technologies for adaptation
Target group Policy makers

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.