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The Adaptation Research Alliance - Call for applications for micro -grants

The Adaptation Research Alliance - Call for applications for micro -grants

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08 December 2021
The Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) has up to 30 micro grants of GBP 10,000 for your climate adaptation project.
Adaptation Futures 2023 will take place in Canada

Adaptation Futures 2023 will take place in Canada

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22 November 2021
The seventh  Adaptation Futures international conference series on global adaptation will be organized by Ouranos, in partnership with the Governement of Canada and WASP. The conference will take place on October 2-6, 2023 in Montreal.
COP26 Side Event: WASP Research Directions and Learning Agendas for Adaptation

COP26 Side Event: WASP Research Directions and Learning Agendas for Adaptation

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17 November 2021
On 9 November the World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP) hosted a side event on adaptation research directions and learning agendas.
COP26 Side Event: WASP Science for Adaptation Policy Brief

COP26 Side Event: WASP Science for Adaptation Policy Brief

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17 November 2021
On 8 November, the World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP) launched a Science for Adaptation Policy Brief on Early Warning Systems for Adaptation (EWSA).
UNEP launched the 2021 Adaptation Gap Report

UNEP launched the 2021 Adaptation Gap Report

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08 November 2021
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched the 6th edition of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report, "The Gathering Storm", in a high-level online press event.  The report provides an update on the global status and progress of the adaptation process across planning, financing and implementation. In addition, the report assesses overall results in adaptation using a forward-looking approach and takes a thematic deep dive into the COVID-19 implications for adaptation progress. Download the report here.
GCA releases new report: “State and Trends in Adaptation 2021 Report: Africa”

GCA releases new report: “State and Trends in Adaptation 2021 Report: Africa”

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26 October 2021
The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) today released a report titled “State and Trends in Adaptation 2021 Report: Africa”. The report combines in-depth analyses, case studies and viewpoints from those on the frontlines of climate change in Africa. It presents a detailed blueprint for action and offers innovative adaptation and resilience ideas, solutions and policy recommendations.
WASP Chair Dr Youssef Nassef speaks at AF2020

WASP Chair Dr Youssef Nassef speaks at AF2020

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08 October 2021
World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP) Chair Dr Youssef Nassef spoke at the valedictory session of the sixth Adaptation Futures conference on 8 October. He announced that the seventh Adaptation Futures conference would be hosted by Canada in October 2023.  
WASP Chair Dr Youssef Nassef speaks at ECCA 2021

WASP Chair Dr Youssef Nassef speaks at ECCA 2021

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23 June 2021
World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP) Chair Dr Youssef Nassef spoke at the high-level panel of the European Climate Change Adaptation 2021 conference on 22 June 2021.
UNU joins WASP

UNU joins WASP

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08 June 2021
The United Nations University (UNU) joined WASP in June 2021. Shen Xiaomeng is representing UNU in the WASP Management Group. 
GEF joins WASP

GEF joins WASP

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08 March 2021
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) officially joined WASP in March 2021. Chizuru Aoki represents GEF in the WASP Management Group. 

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