Presentation on theme: "United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Yolando Velasco, UNFCCC secretariat Workshop objectives, training needs and expectations."— Presentation transcript:
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Yolando Velasco, UNFCCC secretariat Workshop objectives, training needs and expectations
Objectives “Improved the preparation of vulnerability and adaptation (V&A) section of the national communications through training on wide range of V&A assessment approaches, methods and tools.” United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
How do we plan to achieve this… For this training session, we envision to have: Inputs and discussions Exercises…computer-based and simple tools Exchange of experiences/feedback
Profile of participants Technical background Nat. resource management Engineers (environmental, chemical, agronomy) Lawyer Meteorologist Geologist Development policy/planner Biochemist Forester Oceanographer Biologists Expertise in V&A GIS/mapping Coastal zones/fisheries Water Agriculture Drought and disaster management Health Climate modeling
Involvement in NC and training background United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Interests in modules Developing adaptation projects Integration of analysis/into SD Bottom-up approach
General expectations Understand strengths/weaknesses of top- down/bottom-up approaches Be able to disseminate information. Trends in V&A for small island States Exposure to different tools in V&A Learn tools/processes in downscaling Understands process of adaptation planning Be able to review work of experts Understands reporting requirements.
Other V&A topics Development and implementation of climate change policies. V&A assessments relating to energy sector Forest and biodiversity Indicators/monitoring impacts (cc/projects?) Assess economic impact to biodiversity Impact to animal production Impact to human migration Disaster and risk management
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Muchas gracias!