The SBI, at its 34th session, requested the secretariat to explore the possibility of convening an expert
meeting, including experts from Parties and relevant organizations, the LEG, and relevant stakeholders to:
(a) Identify and discuss elements and deliverables of the process to enable least developed country
Parties to formulate and implement national adaptation plans, building upon their experience in preparing and
(b) Elaborate draft modalities and guidelines for least developed country Parties and other developing
country Parties to employ the modalities formulated to support national adaptation plans.
The expert meeting took into account the SBI 34 conclusions on the national
adaptation plans (please see paragraphs 94-102), and input from the LEG and other relevant