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Title
Report on the technical workshop on integrating practices, tools and systems for climate risk assessment and management and disaster risk reduction strategies into national policies and programmes. Note by the secretariat.

Corporate Author
UNFCCC. Secretariat

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Abstract
This note provides a summary of the technical workshop on integrating practices, tools and systems for climate risk assessment and management and disaster risk reduction strategies into national policies and programmes, held under the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. The workshop took place in Havana, Cuba, from 10 to 12 March 2009. Discussions at the workshop focused on practical tools and systems, good practice and successful examples, opportunities and barriers. This note includes a summary of the key discussion points, including the main challenges in integrating risk assessment and management and risk reduction strategies into national policies and programmes, as well as recommendations and issues for follow-up and further consideration

Notes
Item 3 of the provisional agenda

Document code
FCCC/SBSTA/2009/5

Publisher
United Nations Office at Geneva
Place of Publication
Geneva (Switzerland)
Publication date
03/09/2009
Call number
Master copy

Meeting
Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), Thirty-first session, 7-18 December 2009, Copenhagen, Denmark

Keywords
adaptation to climate change
climate impacts
conferences
Nairobi work programme
risk assessment
risk management
vulnerability


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