Adaptation Strategies / Adaptation-Mitigation Nexus

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Mainstreaming adaptation measures into development plan is an important step in policy making in response to climate change. Many policy makers are looking at no-regret options or ones that can generate multiple benefits.
03 May 2018
Smaller business are the backbone of the economy in developing countries, but they are also hit the hardest by climate change. A new publication looks at how they can adapt and create climate resilience.
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13 February 2013
Recognizing the climatic changes and their impacts in Himalayan Mountains, Prakriti a mountain environment group based in Uttarakhand state of India founded a Pan-Himalayan initiative called ‘Climate Himalaya’ to divest its efforts in Climate Adaptation and Sustainable Mountain Development. The initiative was launched formally at IIT Roorkee in India on 5 June 2010 on the occasion of World Environment Day.


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14 June 2018

Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2018 is an umbrella for a series of climate-related events focused on NDC implementation – Challenges and opportunities, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and Global Climate Action.

If you are planning a climate-related event in Asia, consider holding it in Singapore during Climate Week.

Join us at Climate Week!


  • Asia Pacific Carbon Forum
  • High-level sessions with the Champions of the Marrakesh Partnership
  • High-level Business Day
  • Workshop on South-south and technological cooperation for climate action and sustainable development
  • TEM – Waste to Energy and Circular Economy
  • Global Climate Action workshops (Innovation & buildings, Finance, Oceans and Maritime Transport)
  • Asia Pacific Talanoa Dialogue focused on the Business Community
  • More information is coming soon…

Provisional Programme of the APCW (PDF) and Information Sheet

Resort World Sentosa, Singapore
18 April 2018
EnerCon 2018 will provide a timely venue for a wide range of stakeholders in the energy sector to share information and insights pertinent to sustainable energy adoption and development in the ASEAN and around the world.
Expect plenary presentations from renowned experts and/or practitioners in the field of Energy and the Environment as well as a mini-exhibit of selected energy-related industries and organizations.
Keeping to the theme of this year’s conference, “Energy and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities amidst ASEAN Integration towards Inclusive Growth”, we are inviting proposals fo presentations on the following thematic areas:
  • Sustainable Energy Policy, Regulation, and Institutions
  • Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • Sustainable Energy Financing and Public-Private Partnerships
  • Sustainable Energy and Local Economic Development
  • Sustainable Energy and the Environment
  • Philippine Energy Sector and Optimal Energy Mix

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Acacia Hotel, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, Philippines
23 March 2018

This workshop aims to support stronger implementation Climate Change Adaptation by addressing key areas for moving from planning to practice, especially in relation to vertical integration.

Through exchanging relevant information, experiences and lessons learned from implementing NAP process in the region, this workshop will help in enhancing capacity building of national government officials and other relevant stakeholders who are engaged in developing and implementing adaptation plans and CCA background assessments in the region.

The expected outputs of the workshop include: 1) sharing good practices and lessons learned from existing programs and projects on CCA vertical integration, 2) identifying challenges and opportunities for countries to engage in these good practices, and 3) explore ways to fill in the gaps by considering available resources in the region and beyond.

For more information, please visit

Presentation files

Session I: National Support Mechanisms for Vertical Integration and Local Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation plans and policy

Session II: Panel discussion on Effective Tools and Approaches for Local-level Adaptation Implementation
Session III: Local-level good practices in Adaptation planning, mainstreaming and implementation
Session IV: Facilitated Discussion on Key Factors for Local-level Mainstreaming and Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation and Session V: Day 1 Closing and Summary
​Day 2


Discovery Suites, Metro Manila, Philippines


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