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New ‘vibe’ at Bonn as efforts to cut climate risk, spur development start to merge

Maarten van Aalst, from Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre and facilitator during the TEM-A, has published his take on the event. But this time, alongside the usual many parallel technical tracks, we also saw a sharp change in the dynamic, marked vividly for me by U.N. Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, a former environment […]

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UNFCCC process looks at action to integrate climate change adaptation, sustainable development and disaster risk reduction efforts

Story highlights: Policy-makers, implementers, supporters and investors from all over the world met during the UNFCCC Climate Conference at the Adaptation Technical Expert Meeting to talk about integrated approaches for climate change adaptation, resilience and sustainable development – linking efforts under the Paris Agreement, 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk […]

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Announcement graphic for the Technical Expert Meeting 2017

Integrating climate change adaptation with the Sustainable Development Goals and Disaster Risk Reduction

From 16-17 May 2017, an expert meeting on adaptation will take place on the margins of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.  Participants will identify opportunities for jointly advancing adaptation to climate change, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and disaster risk reduction. National adaptation plans (NAPs) will be highlighted as avenues through which […]

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IISD SDG Knowledge Hub – “UNFCCC Process Looks at Climate Change Adaptation, Sustainable Development and DRR Integration” – Link

Thomson Reuters Foundation News – “New ‘vibe’ at Bonn as efforts to cut climate risk, spur development start to merge” – Link

UNFCCC Newsroom – “Integrating Adaptation, Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction Technical Expert Meeting in Bonn” – Link