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Approaches to address loss and damage associated with climate change impacts in developing countries particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change
 


As part of the Cancun Adaptation Framework, the COP initiated, in 2010, consideration on approaches to address loss and damage associated with climate change impacts in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. 

Following two years of deliberations on this issue, COP19 (November 2013) established the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts, as the main vehicle under the Convention to promote the implementation of approaches to address loss and damage in a comprehensive, integrated and coherent manner. (See decision 2/CP.19 for the details).

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Decision on the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts adopted by COP23.

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Report and addendum to the report of the Executive Committee to the COP available. 


 




Institutional arrangements
 
The Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage is the main vehicle under the Convention to address loss and damage associated with climate change impacts in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change, in a comprehensive, integrated and coherent manner
The Executive Committee is tasked with guiding the implementation of the functions of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage. See the current membership and workplan of the Executive Committee, and its meetings


Thematic work
 
Invitation for collaboration

Expert Group on NELs

Task Force on Displacement
Technical Expert Group
Feedback on compendium
Call for inputs



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Knowledge resources


Please address any questions and suggestions concerning the work related to loss and damage to loss-damage@unfccc.int


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