Loss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative

With locked in emissions, scientists warn of future impacts on society and nature that could exceed development thresholds of people and countries. The “Loss and Damage in Vulnerable Country Initiative” was set up to support Bangladesh and the Least Developed Countries in their voice to call for action of the international community.



Deckblatt: Stakeholders´ Consultation Workshop Report I

Stakeholders´ Consultation Workshop | Report II

Loss and Damage Work Programme for Bangladesh: Issues and Context

The Second Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on 'Work Programme for Bangladesh on Loss and Damage: Issues and Context' was held on 30 June 2012 at BRAC Inn, Dhaka. The workshop covered 5 presentations on the key themes of the loss and damage in the context of climate change. All the presentations were followed by detailed follow-up discussions in the next sections. >> more
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Loss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative

Bangladesh Leading the Way on Loss and Damage

The least developed countries (LDCs) are both the least responsible for and the most vulnerable to climate change impacts. A lack of institutional, economic and financial capacity renders these countries less able to... >> more

Loss and damage: building up steam at the Bonn climate talks

From the consortium working on the Work programme for LDCs on loss and damage, funded by CDKN.

Participants in the recent UNFCCC conference in Bonn made only slow progress on negotiations. There was a deadlock on agreeing a new legal outcome to replace the Kyoto Protocol, and many developed countries were reluctant to explore innovative funding options. However, discussion on the loss and damage caused by climate change... >> more
Deckbaltt: Stakeholders´ Workshop Report I

Stakeholders´ Consultation Workshop | Report I

Loss and Damage Work Programme: Issues and Concerns

Decision 1/CP.16 of the Cancun Agreement established a Work Programme to consider approaches to address climate change-related loss and damage and enhance adaptive capacity in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. Through this decision, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Subsidiary Body of Implementation (SBI) has been delegated responsibility to agree on activities to be undertaken under the Work Programme... >> more

Brochure: About the Initiative


The scientific conference “Perspectives on loss and damage: Society, Climate Change, and Decision Making” was hosted by United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) at the UN Campus in Bonn, Germany from 25 to 27 February 2013.
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