United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

The Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific provides leadership and encourages partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples in Asia and the Pacific to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

It ensures that decisions of the UNEP Governing Council are effectively implemented in the region and that regional concerns and priorities are taken into account when developing UNEP’s programmes.

In Asia Pacific, ROAP works with governments, local authorities as well as industry to develop and implement cleaner and safer policies and strategies that encourages efficient use of natural resources and reduces risks for humans and the environment.


503601e599993unedited-front-cover - climate adaptation.

Integration of Climate Adaptation into Development and Conservation Planning in Bhutan

Read more
Palm trees on the right, sea on left, coast line with boats and people in the center

Synthesis Report of 2012 Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum, Bangkok, Thailand

The Second Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum brought together more than 800 policymakers, scientists, donors, youths and representatives of Asian and Pacific countries. The Forum was organized by the Adaptation Knowledge Platform (AKP) and the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) along with several other partners.

Read more
50f407a438d5benhancing-adaptative-capacity-front-cover 1 - climate adaptation.

Enhancing Adaptive Capacity in Bhutan and Nepal

Both Bhutan and Nepal understand the importance of addressing climate impacts.

Read more
502baf3608cb1nepal - climate adaptation.

Assessment of adaptation needs - Nepal

Read more
Cover Scoping adaptation assessment Viet Nam

Assessment of adaptation needs - Vietnam

This scoping study of climate change in Viet Nam draws on work irelated to the Adaptation Knowledge Platform to disseminate and exchange adaptation knowledge with a wider audience. Multiple institutions, organizations, and individuals that have provided key inputs and to report the state of climate change adaptation in Viet Nam.

Read more
50c8b3e027fdbscoping-assessment-front-image - climate adaptation.

Assessment of adaptation needs - Thailand

Read more