Adaptation Fund Agenda at COP22

Summary of all Adaptation Fund activities during COP22 / CMP12.

Date and time Event Location Description Links / Attachments
Nov 7 – 18 Multimedia Exhibit COP22 Exhibit Area, Booth 14A The Adaptation Fund showcases adaptation projects in developing countries and shares implementing entity experiences on Direct Access and other Fund projects, including family agriculture. The exhibit also includes winners of the Adaptation Fund 2016 Photo Contest on Adapting Coasts and Watersheds. Additionally, the exhibit will feature two new videos on the Fund’s policy promoting gender equality and concrete examples of its application in the field, as well as its water management project in Morocco and adaptation efforts on the road to COP22 in Marrakech. List of all exhibits
Nov 8

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Side Event:
Adaptation Fund and the Paris Agreement – Route map and Perspectives

Francophone Pavilion

This side event “Le Fonds et l’Accord de Paris – Feuille de Route et Perspectives”, co-organized with Institut de la Francophonie pour le Développement Durable (IFDD), reflects the issues related to the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the added value of the Adaptation Fund. The event will also discuss potential linkages with the Green Climate Fund and the perspectives related to the Sustainable Development Mechanism established by the article 6 of the Paris Agreement. The speakers include representatives of the Adaptation Fund Board secretariat, the implementing entities, and the beneficiary countries of the Fund. The event will be held in French. List of all side events
Nov 8

5:00 – 6:30 pm

Side Event:
Droughts and desertification linked to climate change: what mitigation and adaptation measures?

Green Zone, Room: Ziz

Adaptation Fund Board member speaks at this side event organized by the Caddi Ayyad University (Morocco) and the French Water Academy, with the partnerships of the Observatoire du Sahel et du Sahara (OSS, Adaptation Fund Regional Implementing Entity), the Académie des Sciences d’Outre-Mer (ASOM), the Partenariat Français de l’Eau (PFE)/French Water Partnership (FWP) and the Union Internationale des Ingénieurs et Scientifiques Francophones (UISF). The event will be held in French and in English. List of all side events
Nov 10

6:30 – 8:00 pm

Side Event:
Family and Community Agriculture: Developing and Implementing Sustainable Climate-Resilient Agricultural Solutions

(Observer room 2)

The Adaptation Fund presents country experiences in executing agricultural adaptation projects in developing countries. Implementing entities will share country experiences of adaptation projects featuring the theme of family, community and sustainable agriculture from across the globe. Presenters from the Adaptation Fund’s pioneering Direct Access modality, as well as other implementing entities, NGOs and Adaptation Fund staff will share success stories and trends.

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Nov 15

11:00 am – 1:30 pm


Master Class on Access to Climate Finance

Gender Day

UNFCCC Climate Action Arena

The Adaptation Fund will participate as a speaker on a panel at this UNFCCC event and provide examples of projects funded by the Fund with strong gender components, the Fund’s gender policy on equal access to financing, and capacity building activities in the area of gender relative to climate finance readiness.

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Nov 17

3:00 – 4:30 pm


High Level Segment TBC Chair of the Adaptation Fund Board, Mr. Naresh Sharma, will deliver a statement at the joint plenary meetings of the COP, CMP and CMA during the high-level segment, on Tuesday, November 15, or Wednesday, November 16. Read more
Nov 17

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Contributor Dialogue Invitation only The event will discuss the role of the Adaptation Fund in financing climate change adaptation. The dialogue will be attended by representatives of contributor country delegations, as well as invited speakers from countries and implementing entities.
Nov 7 – 18 UNFCCC Climate Change Studio  TBC

The UNFCCC Climate Change Studio is a video platform for showcasing climate work during conferences. The Adaptation Fund will share views and progress on adaptation.

Climate Change Studio on YouTube

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