Wednesday, 5th - Thursday, 6th November 2014
Place: Centro Formasaun João Paulo II Rai kotu, Comoro Dili, Timor-Leste
The Climate Change Adaptation Conference held on 5th – 6 th November, 2014, was the first Conference dedicated to building and sharing knowledge on responding to climate change to be held in Timor-Leste. Across the two days of the Conference, over 350 people from government, INGOs and NGOs, practitioners, academics, educators and agriculture/farmer groups attended.
The Conference held 7 plenary sessions, 15 parallel sessions and 3 panel discussions, covering topics closely aligned with the National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) priorities.
These included water security; planning, policies and legislature; community based adaptation; gender, women’s empowerment and disability; food security, agriculture and biodiversity; disaster risk reduction; governance, climate science and scenarios, and traditional and local knowledge for climate change resilience.
The Conference also included a large display of projects working on climate change and related issues, in the Conference Expo side event at the venue.
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