Deadline: 15 June 2016
The European Commission is currently inviting applications for its 3rd Global Event entitled “Innovative and effective approaches to climate change adaptation and other post COP21 agreement priorities”, with an aim to provide a new strategic framework for international cooperation.
The GCCA+ plans to contribute strategically, financially and technically, over the period 2016-2020, to the efforts of LDCs and SIDS parties to address these challenges. It will explore how experience on the ground influences policy development and vice-versa on local, national and international scales.
- To share past GCCA and current GCCA+ best practices and challenges to scaling-up and increasing impacts amongst beneficiaries and potential donors;
- To present recent and updated climate strategies and examples across various development sectors and actors such as on INDCs, NAPs, engagement with new stakeholders, new tools and approaches
- To extract conclusions for the GCCA+.
- How could the INDCs be effectively linked to the other climate change policy processes (e.g., NAPA, NAPs, and National Communications)?
- How to increase the social benefits of climate change policies and interventions (e.g. Number of beneficiaries, dissemination of best practices, etc.)?
- Linking gender, poverty and climate change mainstreaming – challenges and opportunities.
- Risk management solutions and tools (climate models, risk assessments, insurance schemes, adapted technologies, etc.) as a response to the adverse effects of climate change.
- Applications are invited from European Delegation representatives, implementing partners, governmental bodies, and non-state actors from academia, NGOs and the private sector working in the GCCA+ targeted countries with direct applied knowledge.
- Applicants should submit proposals strictly focusing on these four topics and reporting practical experiences or studies showing the path towards a successful implementation of the Paris Agreement on these matters in Less Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
- The submissions can be presented in multiples forms and media such as papers, posters, presentations, videos, etc.
- All submissions should include the following information as a common basis for selection: Clear title; Geographical scope (regional, national, sub-national); Sector(s); Stakeholder(s) involved; Result(s); Lesson(s) learnt.
- Deadline for submission of concept (one pager): 15th June 2016
- Notification to selected submissions: 30th June 2016
- Deadline for submission of full paper/poster/presentation/video/etc.: 31st July 2016
- Deadline for the submission of revised paper/poster/presentation/video/etc.: 31st August 2016.
How to Apply
- Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.
- Submit a proposal addressing one or more of the four topics selected for the GLE2016 that they would like to present at the conference (short, one-page description suffices at this stage);
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