NAP Global Network
The Network was established in 2014 at the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) in Lima, Peru, initiated by adaptation practitioners from 11 developing and developed countries. Today, the NAP Global Network connects over 1,300 participants from more than 140 countries working on national adaptation planning and action. Financial support for the Network has been provided by Austria, Canada, Germany and the United States. IISD hosts the Network's Secretariat.
Our vision is a world where communities and countries—particularly the poorest and most vulnerable—are able to articulate, work toward, and realize their development aspirations in a changing climate. This is possible by having robust adaptation planning processes that are:
- Aligned with development priorities and plans.
- Effective in channelling resources to the people, places and systems that need them most.
Our mission is to harness the collective knowledge and resources of governments, practitioners, donors, and civil society to build capacities and accelerate the formulation and implementation of NAP processes.
Senior Director, Resilience
Manager, NAP Global Network
Director, Adaptation (Canada)
Senior Project Manager
Senior Policy Advisor and Lead, ECP
Policy Advisor, Adaptation
Cesar Henrique Arrais
Program Financial Analyst
sNAPshot | Strategic Communications in Peru’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Process
This NAP Global Network sNAPshot country brief explores how Peru is using communications to advance their NAP process and climate action more broadly.
Sink, Swim … or Fight Back
After a devastating cyclone struck, the NAP Global Network—hosted by IISD—helped Fiji make a plan to build resilience.
Toolkit for Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)
This toolkit aims to help governments develop strategies for the effective engagement of private sector actors in the NAP process.
Tomorrow Needs Us Today: Resilience (brochure)
Often underfunded and overstretched, the governments of developing countries need help to protect their citizens from the climate crisis. There's a new sense of urgency and these countries need your support. Learn how you can help make a difference.
Advancing Gender-Responsive Climate Action Through National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes
This report aims to help countries engaged in NAP processes use a gender-responsive approach, regardless of where they are in the process.
Resilient Recovery: Using climate adaptation plans to build back better
Though focused on climate change, National Adaptation Plans offer important assessments of the risks a country faces and can be valuable in devising comprehensive pandemic response strategies.
The NAP Process and Peacebuilding
This briefing note explores the importance and difficulties of bringing adaptation planning and peacebuilding agendas together in contexts of fragility and instability. It will also highlight some of the countries that have already begun to integrate conflict considerations into their adaptation planning processes.
Toolkit for a Gender-Responsive Process to Formulate and Implement National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)
This toolkit is designed to support country efforts to pursue a gender-responsive national adaptation plan (NAP) process. It offers a flexible approach, recognizing that there are opportunities to integrate gender considerations regardless of where you are in the NAP process.
You might also be interested in
Institutional Context Analysis for the National Adaptation Planning Process
Globally, countries are transitioning from making the case for, and building awareness on, climate change adaptation to the development and implementation of adaptation strategies and plans.Recent experiences from many developing countries show that climate adaptation planning is a complex process…
China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development - CCICED
The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) was founded in 1992 as a high-level international advisory body with the approval of the Government of China.
Mobilizing Development Finance for Strategic and Scaled-up Investment in Climate Adaptation
This project aims to advance the mainstreaming of adaptation in development finance strategies, by helping multilateral development banks scale up investments in actions that align with country-defined adaptation priorities.
Our mission is to provide the donor community with a menu of policy options for directing their investments, backed by the best available evidence and economic models.