Adaptation to climate change became a central issue at COP 10 (2004).
Parties adopted Decision 1/CP.10,
2004, (taking into account activities under Decision 5/CP.7, 2001,
Implementation of Article 4.8 and 4.9 of the Convention).
Under Decision 1/CP.10, The
Buenos Aires programme of work on adaptation and response measures,
described ways to respond to the adverse effects of climate change as referred to in Article 4 of the
Under this Decision, Parties also adopted the Nairobi work programme on impacts,
vulnerability and adaptation to climate change.
Decision 1/CP.10 were extremely relevant in developing the current
adaptation agenda under the Cancun
Adaptation Framework (2010).