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Linking Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Loss & Damage: Lessons toward Resilient Asia-Pacific Region

12 May 2016, Rotterdam, the Netherlands — With the UNFCCC Cancun Agreement for Adaptation and Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage in 2011 and 2013, respectively, disaster resilience through science-based climate adaptation and loss and damage has become part of APN’s Climate Adaptation Framework. At … Read more…

APN 21st Joint Inter-Governmental Meeting and Scientific Planning Group Meeting Held in Zhengzhou, China

21 April 2016, Zhengzhou, Henan, China — APN’s 21st Joint Inter-Governmental Meeting and Scientific Planning Group Meeting (IGM/SPG) successfully concluded today in Zhengzhou, the provincial capital of Henan, China. The Meeting was hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of … Read more…

IPBES Call for Nomination of Experts and Fellows for Global Assessment and Thematic Assessment

Call for Experts IPBES (Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services) is inviting governments and stakeholder organisations to nominate experts to participate in: the global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem service; a workshop to further scope the thematic assessment of the sustainable use of biodiversity. Call for … Read more…