Supporting Guinea Conakry to advance their NAP process

Introduction

  • The Principal Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Guinea, Dr. Souleymane Camara, chaired the launch of the NAP process in the Republic of Guinea on 3 May 2016. 
  • This launching ceremony was followed by a three-day training workshop, organized and facilitated by UNITAR with support from the NAP-GSP. The training brought together mid- to senior level experts from different ministries engaged in the national adaptation planning process, coming from the environment, agriculture, finance and budget sectors, as well as representatives from research institutions, NGOs, civil society and parliamentarians.
  • The overall objective of the training was to assist the Government of the Republic of Guinea to integrate the risks and opportunities associated with climate change into national and sectoral planning processes in the medium and long term.
  • The Government of Guinea sent a letter of request on NAP to the UNDP Country Office on 28 January 2016. A series of Skype calls took place with the Regional Technical Advisor, the NAP-GSP team and the UNDP Country Ofiice, in close cooperation with the UNFCCC Focal Point for Guinea.
  • Two NAP support missions have taken place.The first on 4-9 April 2016 to organise a high-level sensitisation meeting for decision-makers, a two-day workshop to identify risks and vulnerabilities and strategies to integrate them into coastal management in Guinea, and conduct a stocktake for the NAP process.The second mission was led by UNITAR through a NAP training on 4-6 May 2016.

Programme Meetings and Workshops

5 May 2016, Conakry, Republic of Guinea: The Principal Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Guinea, Dr. Souleymane Camara, chaired the launch of the NAP process in the Republic of Guinea on 3 May 2016. This launching ceremony was followed by a three-day training workshop, organized and facilitated by UNITAR with support from the NAP-GSP. The training brought together mid- to senior level experts from different ministries engaged in the national adaptation planning process, coming from the environment, agriculture, finance and budget sectors, as well as representatives from research institutions, NGOs, civil society and parliamentarians.