Adaptation Fund at Bonn Climate Change Conference 2023

The Adaptation Fund will have a strong presence at the Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB58) that will be held from 5 to 15 June 2023 in Bonn, Germany.

The conference is designed to continue discussions on issues of critical importance, such as global stocktake, global goal of adaptation and loss and damage to prepare for COP28 in Dubai from 30 November to 12 December 2023.

The Adaptation Fund will engage with partners and stakeholders share experience and knowledge on adaptation and climate finance, while discussing the AF’s ambition under its Medium Term Strategy for 2023-2027 including  Locally-Led Adaptation, scaling up and innovation. Bilateral meetings with contributor governments will be organized to discuss the Fund’s resource mobilization.

Members will also participate in multiple events on the theme of climate finance, loss and damage, gender and different adaptation sectors.

Adaptation Fund Event

Information Session for Parties & Observers on Updates and Outlook of the Adaptation Fund

14 June, 16:00 – 17:00, AH Upper Conference Room

Watch recorded video.

The Adaptation Fund’s mandate is to finance concrete adaptation projects in developing countries
with a focus on the most vulnerable communities. The Fund, established in 2001, has been
operational since 2007 and has been serving the Paris Agreement since 2019 and is a key channel
for delivering dedicated support for adaptation.

The Adaptation Fund invites Parties and Observers to an open information session on the recent
updates of the Fund during the SB58 Bonn Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. This
event will present recent updates and trends in adaptation finance and showcase new strategic
directions for enhancing the ambition and impact of adaptation finance, including the Adaptation
Fund’s new Medium-term Strategy for the period 2023 – 2027. The Fund will also brief on recent
and upcoming developments in the work of the Fund, followed by a Q&A session.

– 16:10 VIDEO: Adaptation Fund Impact on the Ground
– 16:15 UPDATE & OUTLOOK ON THE ADAPTATION FUND by Adaptation Fund Board Secretariat
– 16:35 Q&A SESSION with Parties and Observers
– 17:00 CLOSING

Other Events

  • Sixth workshop under the Glasgow-Sharm el-Sheikh work programme on the global goal on adaptation, 4-5 June (9:30-10:45) | Agenda
  • Work of the LEG supporting the least developed countries on adaptation, 6 June 2023 (10:15-11:30)
  • Fifth meeting of the informal coordination group for capacity-building under the Convention and the Paris Agreement, 6 June 2023 (13:14-14:45)
  • Dialogue on how the work of UN Women contributes to the achievement of the objectives of the gender action plan (GAP activity A.2), 6 June 2023 (Time-TBC)
  • Expert meeting on enhancing gender equality within climate finance, including through gender budgeting (GAP activity D1), 6 June 2023 (Time-TBC)
  • Challenges in NAPs implementation, 7 June 2023 & 14 June 2023
  • 2nd Glasgow Dialogue, 8 June
  • Accelerating the implementation and scaling up of technology solutions and innovation in water-energy-food systems, 8 June (9:00-12:00)  |Flyer | Agenda | Recording
  • AF presentation at AOSIS coordination meeting, 8 June (18:00-19:00)
  • AF presentation at AGN coordination meeting, 10 June (8:30 onwards)
  • Forests and trees for adaptation’ workshop, 11 June 2023 at 10.00–16.00
  • 6th Technical Expert Dialogue on the New Collective Quantified Goal on Climate finance, 12 June (full day) & 13 June 14:00 – 18:00 | Agenda
  • Dialogue between the Chairs of Constituted Bodies on progress in integrating a gender perspective into constituted body processes (GAP activity C2), 15 June 2023 (10:00-13:00)

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