- Concepts and definitions: climate change and adaptation
- Integrating climate change adaptation and disaster risk management
The training will be on the Basics of Climate Change Science and its Application and on tools and methods for climate change scenarios and projections. Below is an outline of the content of the training.
Basics of Climate Change Science and Application
Tools and methods for climate change scenarios and projections
CONCEPT AND OBJECTIVES
With the adoption of the Paris Agreement Work Programme at COP-24 in December 2018, the “rule-book” of the Paris Agreement has been agreed. The “rule-book” includes a set of decisions by the Conference of Parties serving as the Meeting of Parties of the Paris Agreement (CMA) providing further guidance relevant for the preparation and communication of NDCs.
The Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) hosted visiting International Experts from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in the country during a one week workshop at the Airways Hotel from the 25th to 29th March, 2019.
The course is facilitated by the University of the South Pacific and sponsored by the USAID Ready Project. The course is provided in blended mode with face to face contact with the trainer and online study. First five day face to face session is scheduled from 1-5 April and will start at 8.30am on Monday 1 April at the Crown Hotel, Waterfront, Konedobu, Port Moresby.
The Government of Papua New Guinea (Go PNG) through the Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) with support from the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), is conducting a Media Training on Reporting Forest and Carbon Emissions in Papua New Guinea. The Media Training will be held in Kimbe, West New Britain Province from the 8-12 April 2019.
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) have identified disaster management awareness as a priority area needed to help communities prepare for natural disasters. The senior level Emergency Preparedness Working Group (EPWG) of APEC will hold its 14th meeting on 17-18th September in Kokopo Papua New Guinea in which participating economies will present on ideas to effectively address the information gap and to find solutions to prepare communities on disaster management at the community level. The EPWG is required to report to the APEC Meeting in November in
ICLIM team from Griffiths and Sprep visit Papua New Guinea