The Board took note of the presentation by the Manager of the Adaptation Fund Board secretariat and decided to:
(a) Request the Board members and the secretariat to use the messages developed in the communication strategy when delivering presentations on the Adaptation Fund and to disseminate the fact sheets contained in the annex to document AFB/B.13/5;
(b) Request the secretariat to integrate those messages into the website of the Adaptation Fund;
(c) Request the secretariat to explore the use of innovative communications tools, taking into account inter alia such tools as twitter and facebook, in its efforts to disseminate the messages of the Adaptation Fund Board;
(d) Request the secretariat and Board members to participate in the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), as well as in the meetings of its subsidiary bodies, insofar as possible;
(e) Request the UNFCCC secretariat to include the calendar of the Adaptation Fund Board within its website; and
(f) Consider the viability of implementing the options outlined above and take appropriate measures to implement its communication strategy.