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Governance of Climate Change Adaptation: National Strategies and their Implementation

International Exchange, May 9, 2012, Federal Office for the Environement,  Ittigen, Switzerland 

In the Frameof the Project C3-Alps: Capitalising Climate Change Knowledge for Adaptation in the Alpine Space Programme (European Territorial Cooperation)

  • Final Programme [PDF]
  • Accomodation and Transport [PDF]
  • Documentation of the International Exchange on Governance of Climate Change Adaptation [PDF]

National climate adaptation strategies (if available) and/or most relevant documents (by country)

  • Die österreichische Strategie zur Anpassung an den Klimawandel. Teil 1 Kontext. Entwurf 2011. [Web] [PDF]
  • Die österreichische Strategie zur Anpassung an den Klimawandel. Teil 2 Aktionsplan. Handlungsempfehlungen für die Umsetzung. Entwurf 2011. [Web] [PDF
  • Stratégie nationale d’adaptation au changement climatique (2006). [Web] [PDF
  • French National Climate Change Impact Adaptation Plan 2011-2015. Web: [FR] [EN], PDF: [FR] [EN], Annex [EN
  • German Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change. Adopted by the German federal cabinet on 17th December 2008. [Web] [PDF
  • Adaptation Action Plan of the German Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change (2011). [Web] [PDF]
  • Entwicklung eines Indikatorensystems für die Deutsche Anpassungsstrategie an den Klimawandel (DAS) (2011). [Web], Full Report: [PDF], English Summary [PDF]
  • to be developed
  • Auswirkungen des Klimawandels und mögliche Anpassungsstrategien. Erste Standortbestimmung (gemeinsamer Auftrag des Amtes für Abfall, Wasser, Energie und Luft des Kantons Zürich (AWEL) und der Kommission Umwelt (Plattform Klimaschutz und Energie) der Internationalen Bodenseekonferenz IBK (2007). [PDF
  • Liechtenstein‘s Fifth National Communication under the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol, January 2010. [PDF]
  • Strategy for the transition of Slovenia to a low carbon society by 2050 (March 2012), including a framework for actions of climate change adaptation. Web: [SL] [EN], [PDF] (in Slovenian)
  • Climate Change Act, Third Draft (2011), incl. climate change adaptation proposals (available only in Slovene). [PDF]
  • Adaptation strategy of Slovenian agriculture and forestry to climate change (2008) (available only in Slovene). [PDF
  • Adaptation to Climate Change in Switzerland - Goals, Challenges and Fields of Action. Part 1 of the National Adaptation Strategy by the Federal Council. Web: [DE], [FR], [IT], PDF: [DE] [FR] [IT
  • Climate Change and Switzerland 2050. Expected Impacts on Environment, Society and Economy (OcCC 2007). Web: [DE] [FR] [EN], PDF: [DE] [FR] [EN]


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