...in Incheon, Korea on 20th March 2013 at the conclusion of the third Asia Pacific Adaptation Forum.
Loss and damage from climate change has emerged as a new area of interest that overlaps to some extent with adaptation. At the 18th Conference of Parties (COP18) in Doha, Qatar in December 2012 Parties decided to establish institutional arrangements to address loss and damage in developing countries. However, in order to benefit from institutional arrangements at the international level, institutions must be established at the local, national and regional levels as well as at the international level. Moreover, loss and damage is not an issue unique to developing countries. >> more