Enabling Activities for the Preparation of Sri Lanka’s Second National Communication to the UNFCCC

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Enabling Activities for the Preparation of Sri Lanka’s Second National Communication to the UNFCCC

LAST UPDATE

09 March 2012

TARGET AREA

Rural and Urban

BEST PRACTICE IN:

Capacity Building

KEY SECTOR:

Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

FUNDING AMOUNT:

USD 100,001 - USD 500,000

IMPLEMENTATION PERIOD:

April 2007-December 2010
Description of Intervention

The project will try to strengthen the institutional and technical capacity of Sri Lanka in incorporating climate change concerns to the country’s planning which would help the country while preparing its second National communication to the UNFCCC.

Problems to be Addressed

Lack of institutional capacity in incorporating climate change concern in the states planning.

Aims

Development of national capacities and raise knowledge and awareness as part of the framework for national action and extreme assistance for effective global environmental management.

Objectives

Main objectives of the study are as follows:
• Information on national circumstances;
• GHG inventory;
• Programme to facilitate measures to facilitate adequate adaptation to climate change;
• Programme containing measures to mitigate climate change; and
• Other information considered relevant for fulfilling the objective of the convention.

How It Fits into the EbA Concept

The project aims at capacity building of Sri Lanka in preparing its Second National Communication to the UNFCCC. Since the project supports in designing adaptation strategies for the country, it fits into the CCA concept.

Results / Outputs

Expected outcomes: Promotion of people centered development in government reforms by encouraging government to implement and monitor implementation of agreements signed at international conventions and UN conferences.

Contact Details

UNDP Sri Lanka
e-mail: registry.lk@undp.org
Tel:  +94-112-580691 
Fax: +94-112-581116; 2501396 
202-204, Baudhaloka Mawatha,
Colombo 7, Sri Lanka

 

Relevent Publications

 

» Project Plan: http://www.undp.lk/Shared%20Documents/Second%20National%20Communication%20to%20UNFCCC.pdf
» Project Terminal Report: Climate Change Enabling Activity (Phase II) Project: http://unfccc.int/ttclear/pdf/TNA/Sri%20Lanka/SriLankaTNA.pdf