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Gender analysis to inform NAP processes

Conducting Gender Analysis to Inform National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes

This briefing note describes the rationale and approach that NAP Global Network has taken in supporting NAP-focused gender analyses in six African countries. 

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Towards Gender-Responsive NAP Processes

Towards Gender-Responsive NAP Processes

This report presents an analysis of progress on integrating gender considerations in NAP processes.

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UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa signs the COP23 hosting agreement with German State Secretary.

Climate Finance Received - An Assessment of Biennial Update Reports

In their Biennial Update Report submissions to the UNFCCC, Non-Annex I Parties have encountered difficulty adhearing to UN reporting requirements and have used vastly different reporting approaches.

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Budgeting for NDC action – Initial lessons from climate-vulnerable countries

This paper examines the evidence of resourcing NDC policies and actions in four sub-Saharan African countries that are known to be vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

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Mobilizing private finance: Unlocking the potential of Rwanda’s businesses

This policy brief examines the prospects for mobilizing private climate finance in Rwanda, focusing mainly on adaptation, and highlights measures that could stimulate investment.

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Adaptation Gap Report 2016

This report focuses on finance, technology and knowledge gaps in climate change adaptation and ways to address them. It also explores the implications of failing to limit global carbon emissions.

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Indigenous Peoples at COP20, Lima

Addressing Indigenous Peoples’ Marginalisation at International Climate Negotiations

A newly released working paper identifies significant marginalisation of Indigenous Peoples at UNFCCC meetings. It proposes actions to enable equitable solutions.

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    Transnational climate change impacts: An entry point to enhanced global cooperation on adaptation?

    This brief explains how SEI developed indicators of transnational climate change impacts and discusses some of the implications for national adaptation planning and global cooperation on adaptation.

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    Planning for NDC implementation: A Quick-Start Guide

    CDKN and Ricardo Energy & Environment have developed a new ‘Quick-Start Guide’ to support planning for Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) implementation.

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    SeaTrust Institute

    The SeaTrust Institute is an environmental research and educational nonprofit organization actively working on environmental science and policy issues both locally and globally. The institute is en

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    How are dedicated climate funds progressing towards impact?

    This short update summarises results reported in 2015 by 14 funds which have collectively approved more than $8.7 billion for climate change projects in developing countries. 

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    From Tracking to Action

    From Tracking to Action

    This report looks at emerging evidence of civil society engagement and identifies steps that providers of finance, governments, and CSOs can undertake to close the adaptation accountability gap.

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    Transforming disaster risk reduction

    This article highlights key areas where efforts to reduce the underlying causes/drivers of vulnerability and risk need to be improved to create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

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    Putting Climate Knowledge into Climate Action - SEI Oxford seminar 29th of September 2015

    On the 29th of September SEI Oxford convened researchers, practitioners, partners and students in an interactive and lively seminar. Please find material from the seminar here

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    Learning from farmers

    This paper underscores how measures to increase climate change resilience must view food, energy, water and waste management systems as interconnected and mutually dependent. 

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    Climate Finance

    This theme focuses on how to ensure that climate finance serves to achieve meaningful, long-term change in economic and social development trajectories, particularly for developing countries.

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    IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change.

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    Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows 2014

    The UNFCCC’s Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) has recently made its first Biennial Assessment of Climate Finance Flows Report (BA). The highlights of this report are outlined here. 

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    The Status of Climate Finance at COP20, Lima

    Introduction

    Many UNFCCC stakeholders see climate finance as one of the linchpins holding together the entire climate negotiation process, for several reasons. First, climate finance is...

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    Development and Climate Days 2014 at COP20

    Summary of event

    Climate change threatens to reverse hard-earned gains to end extreme poverty. But sustainable development has the potential to lift people out of poverty and protect...

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    The Sustainable Development Goals – Will they deliver climate compatible development for vulnerable countries?

    Summary

    The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) presents a new working paper, The Sustainable Development Goals: Will they deliver climate compatible development for vulnerable...

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    USAID National Adaptation Plans - A Compendium

    Introduction

    Climate change is one of the many challenges that developing nations face as they plan for the future. The 2014 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reinforces...

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    Ghana NEEDS climate project

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    National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

    Two major principles underpin Ghana’s long-term...

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    Egypt NEEDS Climate change

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    National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

    To enhance adaptation planning...

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