“Building Climate Resilience and Mainstreaming DRR in the State of Odisha: Consultation to Facilitate Design of SAPCC Implementation Roadmap” on 23rd and 24th April 2016 at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
A consultative meeting on framing next steps towards building climate resilient future in state of Odisha is organised in Hotel Suryansh, Bhubaneswar . The discussion will reflect on the way forward for second phase drafting of Odisha state climate action plan (SAPCC) in light of recent global agreements such as of Paris Agreement, Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Sustainable Development Goals and SAPCC review study by UNICEF. The consultation will also raise an overlooked issue of loss and damage resulting from slow onset events. The envisaged outcome of the consultation is to create a shared understanding for integrated development planning of the Odisha state supported by an implementation roadmap addressing the gaps.
The consultation will be attended by state government officials from concerned departments, academia, research scholars, media and NGOs active in the state.