Report of the Adaptation Committee.





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Report of the Adaptation Committee


This report covers the work of the Adaptation Committee between December 2012 and October 2013. It contains organizational and procedural information, including information on meetings held, changes in membership and rules of procedure, and budgetary aspects. The report then highlights progress made in the implementation of the workplan of the Adaptation Committee, including in the areas of promoting coherence in adaptation under the Convention and synergies with organizations, centres and networks outside of the Convention, providing technical support and guidance to the Parties on adaptation actions and means of implementation, and outreach and sharing of information. The report also responds to the request made by the Conference of the Parties (COP) for the Adaptation Committee to elaborate some of its activities. It concludes with recommendations for the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice on how the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change could support the work of the Adaptation Committee and recommendations for the COP, including welcoming the progress made by the Adaptation Committee, considering the role of a global support programme on national adaptation plans for developing country Parties that are not least developed countries, and considering ways to address the budget shortfall of the Adaptation Committee


Warsaw Climate Change Conference - November 2013


SBI 39

Document Type

meeting papers


Adaptation Committee


work programme
adaptive measures
national adaptation plans (NAP)
Nairobi work programme

Corporate Author

UNFCCC. Secretariat

Date of publication