The WASP supported 2022 edition of the Adaptation Gap Report will be launched in a virtual press conference in the lead up to the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27). The launch event will take place on Thursday, 3 November 2022 at 6:00am EDT/ 1:00pm EAT/ 11:00am CET.
The report provides an update on the global status and progress of the adaptation process across three elements: planning, financing, and implementation. This edition also focuses on the effectiveness of adaptation and considers adaptation-mitigation co-benefits.
- Inger Andersen, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
- Ms. Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, and head of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDDR)
- Mr. Ovais Sarmad, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
- Henry Neufeldt, Chief Scientific Editor of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report 2022 (UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre)