Clone of Tools to support adaptation programmes

Type:

Workshop

Date:

18 Mar - 22 Mar 2010

Duration of event:

5 days

Location:

Tuvalu & Niue, Samoa

Programme area:

Climate Change

Fee:

N.A.

Event focal point email:

Other events details:

Private – by invitation   Face-to-Face    English   open to register/apply

Private events - by invitation only are reserved for a pre-determined group of participants.


Background

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), based in Apia, Samoa over the years called for the Pacific to be part of this capacity building initiative .

The need to build the capacity of people in the Pacific Islands on climate change in an integrated approach has formed the basis of a programme between the UNITAR C3D Partners and SPREP. This programme concerns the implementation of a longterm capacity building programme to strengthen the human resource and institutional capacity of developing countries particularly the NonAnnex I Parties to the UNFCCC.

Event Objectives

The aim of the training is to support the completion of the vulnerability and adaptation activities for Tuvalu and Niue that will contribute to implementation from the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change Project.The following are the  objectives:-

  • Clarify expectations
  • Set the context
  •  PACC project
  •  PACC project in Niue
  •  Review the basics
  •  What is climate change?
  •  What is vulnerability and adaptation to climate change?
  •  Learn about tools to help you design / integrate adaptation:
  •  Climate Change Explorer: Understand what longerterm climate change may mean for Niue.
  •  CRiSTAL: Understand how your activities can (or do) help communities to adapt