Report on the regional expert meetings on a range of approaches to address loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change, including impacts related to extreme weather events and slow onset events. Note by the secretariat.

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FCCC/SBI/2012/29

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Item 10 of the provisional agenda
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 to enhance adaptive capacity
- Activities to be undertaken under the work programme

Abstract

This report provides a summary of the four expert meetings, three at the regional level and one for small island developing States, held in the context of thematic area 2 of the work programme to consider 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. The meetings took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 13 to 15 June 2012; Mexico City, Mexico, from 23 to 25 July 2012; Bangkok, Thailand, from 27 to 29 August 2012; and Bridgetown, Barbados, from 9 to 11 October 2012, respectively. The report includes an overview of the issues discussed at the meetings, including gaps, needs and challenges, as well as region-specific issues related to the impacts of climate change, and possible areas for further action in addressing loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change at different levels

Conference

Doha Climate Change Conference - November 2012

Session

SBI 37

Document Type

meeting papers

Topics

loss and damage

Keywords

adverse effects of climate change
extreme weather events
work programme
conferences
risk management
international cooperation
SIDS

Corporate Author

UNFCCC. Secretariat

Date of publication