Blogs Label: Takeaways

COP 22 week 1 roundup: What happened with regards to adaptation and resilience?

Takeaways Author: Will Bugler

The goal of COP 22 is to to consolidate the gains made in Paris and begin to prepare a strategy for implementing the targets agreed to in Paris last year. So how did the first week of negotiations unfold? And what were the developments when it came to key issues that affect climate change adaptation and resilience?

Are we reaching those who we intend to reach: Reflections from 5th APAN Forum, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Takeaways Author: Nyoman Prayoga, Kimberly Junmookda, Janice Ian Manlutac

The rising inequality in urban centers is opening up new risks, especially for vulnerable groups. A question remains: Are we reaching resilience to those who we intend to reach?

IIED’s key outcomes from Habitat III

Takeaways Author: Nyoman Prayoga, IIED

Habitat III is shorthand for a major global summit, formally known as the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, which was held recently in Quito, Ecuador, on 17-20 October 2016. IIED realized that Habitat III is a very important opportunity to focus the world’s attention on cities and urban areas.

ACCCRN talking on inclusive urban climate change resilience at the 5th APAN Forum, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Takeaways Author: Nyoman Prayoga

The Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum is the flagship event of the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) that brings together policymakers, scientists, donors, youth, and representatives from over 50 countries.

Taking adaptation to the next level

Takeaways Author: Saleemul Huq

I am writing this from Colombo, Sri Lanka where I have been attending the Fifth Asia Pacific Adaptation forum here with over 800 participants from over fifty countries in Asia and the Pacific, including senior officials from governments, academics and researchers, civil society, media and UN agencies and development founders, private sector, and students and children came together over three days to share knowledge and experiences of planning and implementing adaptation activities in their respective countries and sectors.