We use cookies to imporve your experience. By using our site, you consent to our cookie policy Learn more
arrow arrow_up breadcrumb-chevron-right breadcrumb-home dropdown-arrow-down loader GALogoWUNEP GALogo2018 GALogo2019 menu read-more-plus rrss-email rrss-facebook rrss-flickr rrss-instagram rrss-linkedin rrss-twitter rrss-vimeo rrss-youtube rrss_google_plus rrss_skype rrss_web pdf search share Completed In Process Ideas In Develpment Toogle Toogle Thumbnail View List View play close filter-collapse filter edit media_photo_library media_video_library graphics pictures videos collections next

National Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments Availability by Sector/Country (1)

All the countries of the South Caucasus made a commitment to develop separate policy documents on climate change adaptation, either internationally or nationally. Such commitments derive not only from international obligations, but also from certain vulnerability studies conducted so far in the region. One integrated national strategy on adaptation to climate change (agreed among different government agencies and stakeholders and constructed on the basis of reliable studies), may help countries to ‘gather’ and incorporate all relevant actions into one policy document; while its provisions can be further mainstreamed in more detail into sectoral policy documents. At this stage, however, there is a still a lack of coordination of climate actions and priorities within existing policy documents. National policy papers should specifically address mountain region adaptation to climate change, especially in the context of improving ecosystem resilience. Each of the relevant sectoral policy documents should include corresponding actions regarding climate change; either concrete ones, based on existing assessments, or ones focused on finding existing gaps in climate vulnerability assessments.

Year: 2015

From collection: Outlook on Climate Change Adaptation in the South Caucasus Mountains

Cartographer: GRID-Arendal/Manana Kurtubadze

Graphics included in same album

View all media

Publications it appears in

View all publications

Related activities

View all activities