NAP-GSP: Moldova workshop

From the 28th to 30th of June, 2016, at the Radisson Blu Legrand Hotel in Chisinau, Moldova, Eurasian representatives from 16 countries met for a  joint UNDP-UN environment National Adaptation Plan Global Support Programme (NAPGSP) workshop to discuss and collaborate on existing national climate change adaptation strategies. A total of 30 delegates attended the regional workshop including officials from ministries of finance, planning and environment. The workshop also benefited from participating partners including the world meteorological office, the UN framework convention on climate change, (UNFCCC) and global environment facility (GEF).

The workshop commenced with a keynote introduction from the Moldovan minister of Environment who highlighted climate changes impacts in the region and the continuing rise of economic and social costs to infrastructure, health, security and economic growth.