National Actions

National Actions

Driving national policy responses to Loss and Damage in Bangladesh: Together with the Government of Bangladesh the Initiative explores national solutions to the challenges posed by loss and damage. This is brought forward through national studies and stakeholder consultations implemented by ICCCAD.
Loss and Damage
Press Release

Formation of an Asia Pacific Forum on Loss and Damage announced...

...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
Deckblatt: Stakeholders´ Consultation Workshop - Report IV
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Stakeholders´ Consultation Workshop | Report IV

South-South Cooperation for Addressing Loss and Damage

The fourth stakeholder consultation workshop on loss and damage was held on February 10th, 2013 at the Spectra Convention Center in Dhaka. The purpose of the workshop was to promote South-South collaboration on approaches to address loss and damage. The workshop featured five presentations on a range of issues related to loss and damage in the context of climate change in two main sessions followed by facilitated discussion... >> more
Deckblatt: Stakeholders´ Coonsultation Workshop - Report III
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Stakeholders´ Consultation Workshop | Report III

Loss and Damage Work Programme: Approaches and Policy Recommendations

The second stakeholder consultation on loss and damage was held on 17 November 2012 at Spectra Convention Center in Dhaka. Five presentations on key themes related to loss and damage in the context of climate change were given during the course of the workshop, and each was followed by a detailed discussion... >> more
Deckblatt: Stakeholders´ Consultation Workshop Report I
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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
Cover Loss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative
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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
Deckbaltt: Stakeholders´ Workshop Report I
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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