The collaborative COP28 WASP Side Event: 'Dealing with Loss and Damage - Side Event in Honor of Prof. Saleemul Huq' by the World Adaptation Science Programme is taking place December 11, 10:00-11:00 (GST) at the IPCC-WMO-MERI-NCM Pavilion.
Climate-related losses and damages are a real threat and need urgent actions to avert, minimize and address wherever possible. This event focuses on how we deal with Loss and Damage. The session will begin with technical presentations from leading experts, including the findings of the recent Adaptation Gap Report 2023, followed by a Q&A with the audience and panel. The discussion will draw on the Loss and Damage Chapter in the Adaptation Gap Report 2023, and the work of the WASP Working Group on Loss and Damage. This event is being held in honor of the late Prof. Saleemul Huq.