Asia-Pacific National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Training Workshop Report


This report provides a summary of the Asia-Pacific National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Training workshop, held at the Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from October 20th-21st 2016. This workshop was organized by the joint UNDP/UNEP National Adaptation Plan – Global Support Programme (NAP-GSP) with financial support from the Special Climate Change Fund of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and Korean Environment institute (KEI). The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), UN Habitat, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) also collaborated in this training.

The workshop convened government representatives from 18 countries and representatives of the NAP-Global Support Programme (UN Environment and UNDP) and its partners. The objectives of the workshop were: i) to increase countries´ understanding of the NAPs process, as a means to accelerate adaptation planning and implementation; ii) to take stock of what countries are doing on NAPs, exchange lessons learnt and experiences, and identify where additional support is required.

All workshop materials and presentations are available at