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Cancun adaptation framework: the Cancun agreements - outcome of the work of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention

FCCC/CP/2010/7/Add.1, Framework Convention on Climate Change,  Report of the Conference of the Parties on its sixteenth session, held in Cancun from 29 November to 10 December 2010, Decision 1/CP.16:

This outcome document presents a set of balanced international decisions under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It establishes a 'Cancun Adaptation Framework', which calls for enhancing: (i) climate change related disaster risk reduction strategies, taking into consideration the Hyogo Framework for Action where appropriate; (ii) early warning systems; (iii) risk assessment and management; and (iv) sharing and transfer mechanisms such as insurance, at local, national, subregional and regional levels, as appropriate; among other decisions.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Early Warning, Governance, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Countries/Regions:Mexico

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/34099

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