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2019, Montego Bay, Jamaica - Caribbean Regional Training Workshop on Innovation and Implementation of National Adaptation Plans

2019, Montego Bay, Jamaica - Caribbean Regional Training Workshop on Innovation and Implementation of National Adaptation Plans
Objective of the workshop:

The objective of the workshop is to strengthen the technical capacity of national technicians to accelerate in the implementation of their National Adaptation Plan Processes and to promote innovative responses to adaptation.

This will be done through:
  • Increasing country capacity to implement country-driven NAP processes;
  • Fostering approaches and tools to address adaptation through technological, institutional and governance-based innovative solutions;
  • Strengthening regional cooperation by promoting exchange of experiences and good practices around the implementation of the countries NAPs.
The workshop was aimed at government representatives of 8 countries of the Caribbean región. The Regional Caribbean Training Workshop took place in Montego Bay, Jamaica from the 24-26 April 2019.

Participating countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Haití, Jamacia and Saint Lucia.

Participating organizations: UN Women, UNICEF, International Organization for Migration (IOM), The Panamerican Health Organization/World Health Organization, UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC), The Caribbean Development Bank and The University of West Indies.

 Organizers: UN Environment.

 In collaboration with: National Adaptation Plan Global Support Programme (NAP-GSP).

With support from: The Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) and the Global Environmental Facility (GEF).

The workshop was organized through 7 thematic sessions in order to address innovative approaches to adaptation planning.

Session 1: Climate scenarios, science and translation to the local context.

Session 2: Risk and Vulnerability assessments and risk management.

Session 3: Ecosystem based Adaptation in urban áreas.

Session 4: Disaster Risk Reduction and other cross-cutting issues in NAPs.

Session 5: Monitoring and evaluation.

Session 6: NAP and the development agenda.

 Session 7: Knowledge management.

Agenda - Caribbean Regional Workshop on NAPs

List of Participants - Caribbean Regional Training Workshop on NAPs