• 26
    Feb
    2007
  • 01
    Mar
    2007
Expert meeting
Presentations for SIDS adaptation workshop in the Cook Islands

Time:

01:00 - 00:59

Venue:

Rarotonga

City:

Rarotonga

Country:

Cook Islands

Part II for Pacific and Indian Ocean SIDS
26 to 28 February 2007, Rarotonga, Cook Islands


Presentations

Session 1:  Introduction and background

Recent developments on adaptation under the UNFCCC

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Ms. Annett Möhner

UNFCCC

 Recent developments on adaptation

Ms. Olga Pilifosova

UNFCCC

 The Nairobi Work Programme on Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change

Objectives and Background

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Youssef Nassef

UNFCCC

 Decision 1/CP.10 and the objectives of the expert meeting

Mr. Clifford Mahlung

 Jamaica

 Outcomes of Part I of the SIDS expert meeting on adaptation for Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean SIDS

Mr. Graham Sem

 Resource Person

 Background paper “Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in small island developing States”

Session 2:  Integrated vulnerability and adaptation assessments developing States

Integrated vulnerability and adaptation assessments, including impacts and risk assessments

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Philip Hall

South Pacific Sea Level and Climate Monitoring

 South Pacific Sea Level & Climate Monitoring Project

Mr. Joseph Konno

Federated States of Micronesia

 Integrated vulnerability and adaptation assessments

Mr. Peter Kouwenhoven

International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, New Zealand

 Adapting to change in climate and climate variability

Ms. Pepetua Latasi

Tuvalu

 Integrated vulnerability and adaptation assessments

Mr. Arona Ngari

World Meteorological Organization

 WMO and the SIDS Programme of Action

Session 3:  Adaptation planning and implementation

Adaptation planning and implementation

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Riibeta Abeta

Kiribati

 Adaptation planning and implementation: a perspective from Kiribati Adaptation Project

Mr. Robert Kay

Coastal Zone Management Pty Ltd

 Adaptation planning and implementation in the coastal zone

Mr. Zac Morse

World Health Organization

 Climate change and human health

Mr. Kevin Palmer

World Health Organization

 WHO Support for Adaptation in the Context of Sustainable Development in SIDS

Community-based adaptation approaches

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Ms. Pasha Carruthers

Cook Islands

 Lessons learnt piloting Community Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation in the Cook Islands

Ms. Anne Rasmussen

Samoa

 Samoa's NAPA experience

Mr. Taito Nakalevu

Pacific Regional Environment Programme

 Community based adaptation approaches

Support for adaptation in the context of sustainable development

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Rainer Blank

Germany

 Aiming at Sustainable Forest and Land Management: Examples from the SPC/GTZ Pacific-German Regional Forestry Project

Mr. Mahendra Kumar

Nauru

 Assessments of Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change (AIACC): Lessons for SIDS Sustainable Development

Mr. Arthur Webb

South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission

 Coastal & hydrological vulnerability and monitoring in Central Pacific Atoll's

Ms. Tagaloa Cooper

South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission

 Planning and implementation of adaptation

Linkages with the Mauritius Strategy for Implementation

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Espen Ronneberg

Pacific Regional Environment Programme

 Linkages with the Mauritius Strategy for Implementation

Session 4:  Risk management and risk reduction

Risk management and risk reduction

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Mac Mokoroa

Cook Islands

 Risk management and risk reduction

Ms. Padma Lal

Pacific Islands Forum

 Risk reduction and risk management: mainstreaming adaptation to climate change  

Mr. Charles Bernimolin

UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction

 Adapting to climate change and reducing disaster risk

Role of insurance

Presenter

Party/Organization

Subject

Mr. Nick Silver

United Kingdom

 Climate change, SIDS and insurance

Ms. M.J. Mace

Federated States of Micronesia 

 Insurance-related mechanisms for SIDS

Language:

English