Technical guidelines for the NAP process
The COP requested the LDC Expert Group (LEG) to elaborate technical guidelines for the NAP process
based on the initial guidelines for the formulation of NAPs, and to arrange a review
of these technical guidelines (decision 5/CP.17, paragraphs 15-16).
The LEG organized a review meeting from 29 to 31 October 2012 in Bonn, Germany, to review a
draft of the guidelines. The meeting was attended by experts and representatives of the Global
Environment Facility (GEF), UN agencies and other relevant research, academic and non-governmental
The technical guidelines for the NAP process are available for download in the
English (6952 kB) / lower resolution version for faster download
available here (4218 kB)
French (7284 kB) / lower resolution version for faster download available
here (3874 kB)
Portuguese (4950 kB)
Hard copies are available through the UNFCCC secretariat. Please contact leghelp_at_unfccc.int
An interactive version will be available through the NAP Central, the
common information system - Coming soon!
The NAP Expo took place on 9 June 2013 in Bonn, Germany. Using the NAP technical guidelines, the
NAP Expo provided information on the NAP process, providing a platform for sharing, and offering
a forum for questions and answers, and the exchange of ideas. More information.