Climate Change

  • Sep 1, 2008

    The paper presents UNDP's strategy to support the efforts of developing countries and vulnerable groups for scaling up mitigation and adaptation action to successfully meet the climate change challenge and achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

  • Water Adaptation in National Adaptation Programmes for Action
    Jan 1, 2009

    Water Adaptation in National Adaptation Programmes for Action. Freshwater in Climate Adaptation Planning and Climate Adaptation in Freshwater Planning.

  • Jul 22, 2010

    This paper attempts to help development practitioners unbundle the question, "what is the measure of capacity?" The paper presents a framework for better defining, capturing and communicating capacity development results. The framework begins with the end in mind – national development goals. Download this Document * Complete Report English

  • Sep 15, 2009

    This advance document of the updated Technology Needs Assessment Handbook (TNA) provides a detailed framework for the development and implementation of technology needs assessments and in particular in the development of technology programmes and strategies in developing countries. Download this Document * Complete Report English

  • Apr 16, 2013

    The discussion paper aims to emphasize the importance of historical climate data, climate projections and climate vulnerability and risk studies for building climate resilient communities. The Africa Adaptation Programme, one of UNDP’s flagship programmes in Africa, is supporting improved access to, understanding of, and application for climate data and information.

  • National Communications Support Programme October 2010 Newsletter
    Oct 1, 2010

    The National Communications Support Programme October 2010 Newsletter, with features on Peru and Montenegro. Peru faces many challenges in its attempt to respond to the UNFCCC recommendation to create a permanent mechanism for providing updated national information on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, while Montenegro recently completed its Initial National Communication (INC) to the UNFCCC.

  • Making the Case for Ecosystem-based Adaptation
    Dec 4, 2015

    Making the Case for Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Building on the Mountain EbA Programme in Nepal, Peru and Uganda, is a legacy document of the EbA Mountain Programme, delivered through a partnership between the German Government, UNEP, UNDP and IUCN, together with the Governments of Nepal, Peru and Uganda.

  • Gender responsive national communications
    Dec 10, 2015

    This toolkit is designed to strengthen the capacity of national government staff and assist them in integrating gender equality into the development of National Communications (NCs).

  • Mainstreaming Gender in Mitigation and Technology
    Dec 10, 2015

    This capacity-building package has been designed for policymakers to guide them on how to promote gender equality across all levels of policy and programming in climate change, and to provide them with the necessary tools to do so.

  • Climate Information and Early Warning Systems Communications Toolkit