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 1,400 participants from more than 150 countries working on national adaptation planning and action, and has delivered direct support to more than 40 countries. 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
Policy Advisor & NAP Global Network Manager
Director, Adaptation (Canada)
Senior Policy Advisor and Lead, Gender Equality
Senior Policy Advisor and Lead, ECP
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Cesar Henrique Arrais
Program Financial Analyst
Junior Project Manager
Senior Communications Officer
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Opportunities for Strengthening Resilience by Integrating Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance (CDRFI) in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes
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IISD Commits to Advancing Gender-Responsive Climate Adaptation Action at the Generation Equality Forum
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), in its role as the Secretariat of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network, commits to working with interested government partners to advance gender-responsive adaptation action.
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