Compilation of information for the assessment of progress made in the process to formulate and implement NAPs

The COP requested the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) to assess progress made in the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans (NAPs) at its forty-eighth session (April–May 2018), with a view to making recommendations thereon to the Conference of the Parties, as appropriate. The data and information below to underpin the assessment has been compiled to facilitate sharing with all relevant actors and players and to ensure that the analysis and the subsequent assessment are based on a common pool of evidence.

Submssions on NAPs

COP 21 (December 2015) invited Parties and relevant organizations to submit to the secretariat, by 1 February 2018, information on their progress made towards the achievement of the objectives of the process to formulate and implement NAPs, experiences, best practices, lessons learned, gaps and needs, and support provided and received in the process to formulate and implement NAPs. All submissions are available on the submissions and statements portal http://www4.unfccc.int/sites/submissionportal/Pages/Home.aspx.

Party/Organization

Submission

Ethiopia on behalf of the Least Developed Countries Group

LDC Group submission on NAP

European Union - The Republic of Estonia and the European Commission on behalf of the European Union and its Member States

EE-12-10-SBI 9_EU submission on NAP

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit(GIZ)

GIZ submission on NAP
Submitted NAPs

Parties have been invited to forward outputs, including national adaptation plan documents, and outcomes related to the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans, to the NAP Central (decision 3/CP.20, paragraph 9). The submitted NAPs are available at http://www4.unfccc.int/nap/Pages/national-adaptation-plans.aspx.

Responses to online questionnaire

By its decision 4/CP.21, the COP requested the SBI to assess progress made in the process to formulate and implement NAPs at its forty-eighth session (April–May 2018), with a view to making recommendations thereon to the Conference of the Parties, as appropriate. By the same decision, the COP invited Parties to provide information to inform the assessment by the SBI, guided by an online questionnaire. Below is a compilation of responses provided by countries based on the questionnaire. The questionnaire is accessible at http://www4.unfccc.int/nap/Pages/assessingprogress.aspx.

Angola Burundi Libya Rwanda Togo
Argentina Eritrea Malawi Sierra Leone Uganda
Bangladesh Gambia Moldova Somalia United Republic of Tanzania
Benin Haiti Nepal South Sudan Zimbabwe
Bhutan Lesotho Nigeria Sudan  

 

Country presentations at NAP events

The Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) mobilizes and provides a platform for countries to present on their work on NAPs at its NAP related events – e.g. workshops, NAP Expos and side events. Below is a compilation of NAP related presentations made by countries at the respective events. All NAP related events can also be accessed on this link https://unfccc.int/topics/adaptation-and-resilience/workstreams/national-adaptation-plans-naps/workshops-meetings-naps.

Annual progress reports on NAPs

A report progress in the process to formulate and implement NAPs is produced annually, to cover updated information on the progress of Parties in the process to formulate and implement NAPs, including on support provided and received, as communicated by Parties, United Nations organizations and other agencies, in accordance with decision 5/CP.17, paragraph 36, and the work programme of the LEG. Below is a list of the reports produced so far:

2017 Progress in the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans FCCC/SBI/2017/INF.12
2016 Progress in the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans FCCC/SBI/2016/INF.11
2015 Progress in the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans FCCC/SBI/2015/INF.11
2014 Information paper on the national adaptation plan process FCCC/SBI/2014/INF.25
Other reports to the SBI on NAPs

Year

Title

Document

2015 Information paper on the NAP Expo and the regional training workshops on national adaptation plans: experiences, good practices and lessons learned in addressing adaptation in the least developed countries. Note by the secretariat. 

Information paper

FCCC/SBI/2015/INF.14

Report on the workshop on experiences, good practices, lessons learned, gaps and needs in the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans. Note by the secretariat

Report

FCCC/SBI/2015/INF.6

2014

Information paper on experiences, good practices, lessons learned, gaps and needs in the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans

Information paper

FCCC/SBI/2014/INF.14

Experience with the application of the initial guidelines for the formulation of the national adaptation plans. Submissions from Parties and relevant organizations

Miscellaneous document

FCCC/SBI/2014/MISC.1

2013

Synthesis report on experiences with the application of the guidelines for the national adaptation plan process in the least developed country Parties. Note by the secretariat

Report

FCCC/SBI/2013/9

Experience of Parties and relevant organizations with the application of the guidelines for the national adaptation plan process for the least developed country Parties. Submissions from Parties and relevant organizations

Miscellaneous document

FCCC/SBI/2013/MISC.2 and

FCCC/SBI/2013/MISC.2/Add.1

2012

Synthesis report on the support for the national adaptation plan process for the least developed countries. Note by the secretariat

Report

FCCC/SBI/2012/8

Information from the Global Environment Facility, as an operating entity of the financial mechanism for the operation of the Least Developed Countries Fund, on how it could enable activities undertaken as part of the national adaptation plan process in the least developed countries. Submission from the Global Environment Facility

Miscellaneous document

FCCC/SBI/2012/MISC.3

Information on support to the national adaptation plan process in the least developed countries. Submissions from Parties and relevant organizations as well as bilateral and multilateral agencies

Miscellaneous document

FCCC/SBI/2012/MISC.2 and

FCCC/SBI/2012/MISC.2/Add.1

Information on how organizations and agencies have responded to the invitation to support the national adaptation plan process in the least developed countries and consider establishing support programmes. Submissions from United Nations organizations, specialized agencies and other relevant organizations, as well as bilateral and multilateral agencies

Miscellaneous document

FCCC/SBI/2012/MISC.1

Compilation of case studies on national adaptation planning processes. Note by the secretariat

Report

FCCC/SBI/2012/INF.6

2011

Synthesis report on the process and the modalities and guidelines for national adaptation plans. Note by the secretariat

Report

FCCC/SBI/2011/13

Views on the process and the modalities and guidelines for national adaptation plans. Submissions from Parties and intergovernmental organizations

Miscellaneous document

FCCC/SBI/2011/MISC.7

Identification and implementation of medium- and long-term adaptation activities in least developed countries. Technical paper

Technical paper

FCCC/TP/2011/7

National communications and other national reports

Through decision 5/CP.17, Parties are invited to provide information, through their national communications, on what measures they have undertaken and on support provided or received relevant to the process to formulate and implement NAPs. The national communications are available HERE for developing country Parties and HERE for developed country Parties.

List of relevant publications by the LEG
Title Link
Monitoring and assessing progress, effectiveness and gaps under the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans: The PEG M&E Tool   English >>
Best practices and lessons learned in addressing adaptation in least developed countries, volume 3   English >>
Information paper on how the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans can be supported in least developed countries   English >>
Regional synergy in addressing adaptation through the national adaptation programmes of action and the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans in the least developed countries   English >>
Strengthening gender considerations in adaptation planning and implementation in the least developed countries  English >>
National adaptation plans - Technical guidelines for the NAP process  Various languages >>
The national adaptation plan process - A brief overview

 English >>

 French >>

 Portuguese >>