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Side event held by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) at SB 44

Work of the LEG in supporting the LDCs on adaptation


17 May 2016, 18:30-20:00, Room Kaminzimmer

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 focused 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) LEG work programme for 2016–2017


c) Progress made by the LDCs on the formulation of NAPs;


d) Support provided to the LDCs on adaptation;


e) Gaps and needs related to technical support for the LDCs in the post Paris era.




Mr. Abias Huongo
Chair of the LEG


Mr. Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu
Chair of the LDC Group


Ms. Beth Lavender

Member of the LEG

Progress and support


Mr. Rawleston Moore
GEF Secretariat


Mr. Juan Hoffmaister
GCF Secretariat


Mr. Adao Soares Barbosa



Mr. Benjamin Karmorh





Organization of work & background documents
pdf-icon Programme (257 kB)

pdf-icon Presentation by the LEG (1177 kB)

pdf-icon Presentation by the GCF (1335 kB)

pdf-icon Presentation by the GEF (1404 kB)

pdf-icon Presentation by Timor-Leste (402 kB)

pdf-icon Presentation by Liberia (229 kB)