Latin-American countries meet to address NAPs
27 October 2016, Bogota, Colombia: Representatives of 11 Latin-American countries met in Bogota, Colombia, to discuss and share their ongoing experiences in the development and implementation of their National Adaptation Plans (NAP), as part of their efforts to address the medium and long-term climate change challenges.
The workshop was convened by the NAP-GSP and funded by GEF. The workshop also received the support of UNEP’s Regional Gateway for Technology Transfer and Climate Change Action in Latin America and the Caribbean (REGATTA), the Government of Colombia, and other partners. It was attended by 37 Delegates from the ministries of Environment and Planning/Finance of South-American countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela) and Mexico, as well as other partner organizations (UNDP, UN Environment, FAO, IISD and GCF).
During the three days of the workshop, 25 to 27 October 2016, delegates had an opportunity to share their experiences in adaptation planning and their efforts to reduce vulnerability to current and future climate change impacts.