Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum, 1-3 October 2014, Kuala Lumpur
The Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) is organizing its flagship Forum on 1-3 October 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, under the theme New Partnerships for Resilient Development: Government, Business and Society. Over 500 climate change adaptation practitioners are expected to join public and private sector officials and top experts at this year’s Forum. The Forum will help participants from all levels of government, business and society to address development challenges in a changing climate more effectively. This year’s Forum focuses on adaptation actors and how they collaborate to form partnerships and networks for resilient development. With over 150 speakers and 30 sessions planned, the Forum is among the biggest climate change adaptation events in the region. Three Forums have successfully been co-organised by APAN since 2010.
To register for the event, please go to: http://asiapacificadapt.net/adaptationforum/2014/register
Regional Workshop on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions, 1-3 October 2014, Ha Long City, Viet Nam
UNEP and the Government of Viet Nam are organizing a Regional Workshop on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions, also known as NAMAs, 1-3 October 2014 in Ha Long City, Viet Nam. The workshop brings together lead actors working on NAMAs in the Asia Pacific region with UNEP support to share results and exchange experiences with a broader group of countries and sector representatives to enhance synergies with similar activities across the region. Around 65 participants from 13 countries will participate in the workshop. The publication, Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action: Understanding NAMA Cycle, will also be launched during the workshop.
Sixth session of the Intergovernmental negotiating committee on mercury (INC 6), 3-7 November 2014, UNCC, Bangkok
The sixth session of the intergovernmental negotiating committee on mercury (INC6) is scheduled to take place from 3 to 7 November 2014 at the premises of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok, Thailand. The session will be preceded by regional consultations on 2 November 2014.
For more information, visit: http://www.mercuryconvention.org/Negotiations/INC6/tabid/3563/Default.aspx