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Action Pledges


Adaptation in the Arctic and SIDS

Partner United Nations Environment Programme/GRID-Arendal

Date of submission 01/03/2008


UNEP GRID-Arendal Action pledge I

UNEP/GRID-Arendal is coordinating the Many Strong Voices Programme which brings together a unique group of partners from the Arctic and the SIDS. The vision of the Many Strong Voices programme is to ensure the well-being, security and sustainability of coastal communities in the Arctic and SIDS in response to ongoing and anticipated climate change. The long-term goal of the Many Strong Voices programme is to bring together local, national and regional stakeholders in these regions to share and enhance knowledge and expertise about, and to collaboratively devise strategic solutions to, the challenges confronting coastal communities in these regions as a result of climate change.

Action pledge updates 

UNEP GRID-Arendal Action pledge I update

UNEP/GRID-Arendal provided a progress report on this Action Pledge

Further information

Many Strong Voices
Polar View

Regional focus Polar Regions
Small Island Developing States
Sector Education and training
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Communications and awareness-raising
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Methods and tools
Target group Communities
Policy makers

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.