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Special event on “addressing vulnerability to climate change in LDCs” at UNLDC-IV


The event was organized to share information on the past, current and future mechanisms to support least developed countries (LDCs) in reducing their vulnerability to climate change. It provided a platform for sharing experiences and lessons learned by the LDCs in implementing measures to reduce their vulnerability to climate change, and by the intergovernmental process in providing support to the LDCs.

Key topics discussed at the event

• Vulnerability to climate change in LDCs: The bigger picture
• Support to LDCs in reducing vulnerability to climate change
• Best Practices and Lessons Learned in addressing vulnerability to climate change in LDCs
• Looking at 2011 and beyond: What is on the negotiations for LDCs and what needs to be done

• H.E. Willy Telavi, Prime Minister, Tuvalu - pdf-icon statement (102 kB) ;
• H.E. Abdou Kolley, Minister of Trade, Industries, Regional Integration and Employment, The Gambia - pdf-icon statement (107 kB) ;
• H.E. Grain W.P. Malunga, Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment, Malawi - pdf-icon statement (82 kB) ;
• Mr. Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) - presentation;
• H.E. Mr. Collin Beck, Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of Solomon Islands to the United
  Nations - pdf-icon statement (117 kB)

pdf-icon Concept note (167 kB)

pdf-icon Event Flyer (188 kB)

LDC IV Publication