• 14
    May
    2003
  • 16
    May
    2003
Workshop
Workshop on insurance-related actions to address the specific needs and concerns of developing country Parties arising from the adverse effects of climate change and from the impact of the implementation of response measures

Time:

01:00 - 00:59

Venue:

Bonn

City:

Bonn

Country:

Germany

14-15 May 2003
Bonn, Germany

Background
The Conference of the Parties (COP), by its decision 5/CP.7, requested the secretariat to organize a workshop on insurance-related actions to address the specific needs and concerns of developing country Parties arising from the adverse effects of climate change and from the impact of the implementation of response measures.
Discussions and the exchange of information at the workshop covered the following main issues: Challenges for managing risk arising from the adverse effects of climate change and the impact of the implementation of response measures; approaches to risk management for the adverse effects of climate change and the impact of the implementation of response measures; limitations and problems with existing data; national and international initiatives as possible hedging mechanisms against potential economic losses.

Report of the workshop

Background papers

  • Insurance-related actions to address the specific needs and concerns of developing country Parties arising from the adverse effects of climate change and from the impact of the implementation of response measures by Mr. Axel Michaelowa (Background paper

  • Insurance-related actions and risk assessment in the context of the UNFCCC by Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer, M.J. Mace and Roda Verheyen (Background paper)

Agenda   
List of Participants  

Presentations
Insurance-related actions in the context of the adverse effects of climate change

Presenter

Party/ Organization

Subject

Ms. Joanne Bayer

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

 Overview of insurance-related actions in the context of the adverse effects of climate change (186 kB)

Mr. Paul Clements Hunt

UNEP Finance Initiatives

Forging innovative public-private insurance mechanisms to address climate-related losses - What is needed? (1241 kB)

Mr. John Harding

Secretariat of the Intenational Strategy for Disaster Reduction

Linking disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation (328 kB)

Mr. David Etkin

Environment Canada

The Canadian Disaster Experience: Driving Forces (876 kB)

Mr. David Crichton

Middlesex University and University College London 

Risk management best practices (126 kB)

Insurance-related actions in the context of the impact of response measures

Presenter

Party/ Organization

Subject

Mr. Axel Michaelowa

Hamburg Institute of International Economics

Overview of insurance-related actions in the context of the impact of response measures(160 kB)

Mr. Ugo Fasano

International Monetary Fund

Fiscal policy in oil exporting countries and the role of oil saving and stabilization funds (107 kB)

Mr.
Kjersti Flåthen

Norwegian Ministry of Finance

National initiatives to hedge against potential loss of oil revenues: The Norwegian Government Petroleum Fund (310 kB)

Mr. Axel Michaelowa

Hamburg Institute of International Economics

Capacity-building needs for risk assessment in the context of losses arising from the impact of the implementation of response measures (91 kB)

Language:

English