Developing Joint Principles of Adaptation in India & Nepal India & Nepal Developing Joint Principles

Southern Voices on Adaptation project is based on the belief that having a set of agreed joint principles for national adaptation policies which are pro-poor and pro-vulnerable will help all stakeholders in a country and unite their efforts to confront the threats posed by climate change. The project focuses on developing Joint Principles for Adaptation (JPA) which is a statement by civil society organisations from across the world on what they consider to be a benchmark for good adaptation planning.

The final version of JPA is scheduled to be presented at COP 21 in Paris.

Current Activities:

Second version of Joint Principles of Adaptation is reached in Nairobi which was developed based on inputs from case studies from countries including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Cambodia. JPA 2.0, reflects the consensus of various partners on universal principles. The “Nairobi Consensus” on JPA 2.0 is a step forward in the evolution of the JPA and will be ready for presentation at COP 21 in Paris.

Partners: The partners of the project are .

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