This flyer notes that climate change impacts and risks are global in their nature, geographically diverse and are increasingly being felt across a range of systems and sectors essential for human livelihood and well‐being. It also highlights that the United Nations system collectively offers a range of tools, services and expertise to assist vulnerable countries and communities to enable effective adaptation in their efforts to achieve sustainable socioeconomic development, through knowledge sharing, strengthening of technical and institutional capacities, and the provision of financial and technological support.

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Organization: CEB

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Adaptation, Risk Reduction/Management

Type of material: Other

Publication date: 2011

Language: English