Events Calendar

Aug
25
Tue
2020
Adaptation Fund Webinar: Innovation for Adaptation to Climate Change @ World Water Week At Home
Aug 25 all-day

Increasing climate change impacts as well as compounding risks as highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrate the urgent needs for innovation in the area of climate change adaptation and resilience.

This virtual webinar, hosted by the Adaptation Fund as part of the 2020 World Water Week, will provide an introduction and overview of the Adaptation Fund’s various funding opportunities for innovation in climate change adaptation through its unique Innovation Facility.

The panel discussion will showcase the different perspectives of the various stakeholders on the role of innovation for climate change adaptation in the water sector, including national and multilateral development institutions, as well as civil society in vulnerable developing countries.

Join the Webinar via Zoom on August 25, 2020, 11am EST/ 5pm CET (45 minutes):

https://zoom.us/j/95344275735?pwd=bDNFT2Z1R3paQTg4eVNiNHM2andhUT09

Meeting ID: 953 4427 5735

Passcode: 143800

https://www.worldwaterweek.org/event/9467-adaptation-fund-innovation-for-adaptation-to-climate-change

Adaptation Fund project in La Mojana, Colombia ©UNDP Colombia

A community in Chile’s Valparaiso region lines up for water distribution and requested an Adaptation Fund small grant for innovation to find more innovative and resilient ways for water distribution
© Violeta Leiva Milanca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Webinar Programme

17:00 – 17:05    Welcome by Moderator – Ms. Bianka Kretschmer, Adaptation Fund Board Secretariat 

17:05 – 17:10     The Adaptation Fund’s Innovation Facility  – Ms. Saliha Dobardzic, Senior Climate Change Specialist, Adaptation Fund Board Secretariat  

17:10 – 17:30    Panel discussion: Innovation for Climate Change Adaptation in the Water Sector

    • The perspective of a National Implementing Entity – Ms. Violeta Leiva Milanca, Technical Secretary & Programme Manager of Small Innovation Grant,  Agencia Chilena de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AGCID), Government of Chile
    • The perspective of a Multilateral Implementing Entity – Mr. Chongguang Yu, Investment Appraisal Specialist & Programme Manager of UNDP’s Innovation Aggregator, United Nations Development Programme
    • The perspective of civil society – Ms. Gitika Goswami, Senior Programme Director, Development Alternatives & Adaptation Fund Civil Society Network  

17:30 – 17:45     Q&A with participants 

17:45               Closing

Find the event flyer here. 

Sep
22
Tue
2020
Project development training for NIEs per region
Sep 22 – Sep 24 all-day
Oct
4
Sun
2020
Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB 52) @Bonn, Germany
Oct 4 – Oct 12 all-day
Oct
26
Mon
2020
Virtual 35th AFB (35.b) – Second session of the Adaptation Fund Board Meeting
Oct 26 – Oct 28 all-day
Nov
10
Tue
2020
Climate Finance Readiness Webinar #11, November 2020
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Jan
18
Mon
2021
Deadline for Proposal Submissions to the 36th AFB Meeting
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm

This includes proposals for smalls grants for Innovation, Learning an Project scale-up.

Apr
26
Mon
2021
Deadline for submission of proposals for the Adaptation Fund Board’s considerations at its Intersessional 36th-37th Board meeting
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm

The next deadline for submission of project and programme proposals is April 26, 2021 at 18:00 (Washington DC time) for the Adaptation Fund Board’s consideration at its Intersessional 36th-37th Board meeting. Proposals may be submitted as early as April 19, 2021.

This includes submissions of innovation, learning and project scale up grant proposals.

Aug
9
Mon
2021
Deadline for submission of proposals for the Adaptation Fund Board’s considerations at its 37th Board meeting
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm

The next deadline for submission of project and programme proposals is August 9, 2021 at 18:00 (Washington DC time) for the Adaptation Fund Board’s consideration at its 37th Board meeting. Proposals may be submitted as early as August 2, 2021.

This includes submissions of innovation, learning and project scale up grant proposals.

Nov
1
Mon
2021
26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC @ Glasgow, UK
Nov 1 – Nov 12 all-day