• 10
    May
    2011
Side event
LDC IV Istanbul Conference - Special Event

Time:

09:30 - 11:00

Venue:

Topkapi B, Lutfi Kirdar Convention and Exhibition Centre

City:

Istanbul

Country:

Turkey

Introduction

The event was organized to share information on the past, current and future mechanisms to support least developed countries (LDCs) in reducing their vulnerability to climate change. It provided a platform for sharing experiences and lessons learned by the LDCs in implementing measures to reduce their vulnerability to climate change, and by the intergovernmental process in providing support to the LDCs.

Key topics discussed at the event

• Vulnerability to climate change in LDCs: The bigger picture
• Support to LDCs in reducing vulnerability to climate change
• Best Practices and Lessons Learned in addressing vulnerability to climate change in LDCs
• Looking at 2011 and beyond: What is on the negotiations for LDCs and what needs to be done
 

  Speakers   • H.E. Willy Telavi, Prime Minister, Tuvalu -  statement (102 kB) ;
• H.E. Abdou Kolley, Minister of Trade, Industries, Regional Integration and Employment, The Gambia -  statement (107 kB) ;
• H.E. Grain W.P. Malunga, Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment, Malawi -  statement (82 kB) ;
• Mr. Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) - presentation;
• H.E. Mr. Collin Beck, Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of Solomon Islands to the United
  Nations -  statement (117 kB)   Documents  

 Concept note (167 kB)

 Event Flyer (188 kB)

LDC IV Publication

Language:

English