2nd Annual Meeting Presentation Files

Day 1 - ADAPT 2nd Annual Meeting

Monday, 3 June 2013
Daily Theme: "What are the sources of climate change adaptation financing?"

Welcoming Plenary

Welcoming Remarks, About ADAPT Asia-Pacific, Expcted Outcomes
Lee Baker, Chief of Party ADAPT Asia-Pacific

The Pacific Priority for Climate Financing

Keynote: Climate Financing in the Pacific – National Needs, Constraints and Opportunities
Ambassador Ali’ioaiga Feturi Elisaia, Samoa’s Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary/Head of Mission to the UN, Alternate GCF Board Member representing SIDS

Keynote: The Pacific Regional Response (link to PIFS website)
Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Pacific Island Forum Secretariat (PIFS) Secretary General

National Implementing Entities - Cook Islands Experience
Richard Neves, Secretary of Finance, Ministry of Finance and Economic Management, Cook Islands

Solomon Islands' Experience
Frank Wickham, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Conservation & Meteorology, Solomon Islands

Sources of Funding

Status and Directions of the Green Climate Fund
Ali’ioaiga Feturi Elisaia, Alternate Member for SIDS on the GCF Board

Bilaterals/Multilaterals/Implementing Agencies/Regional Experience

Australia’s Climate Change Support in the Pacific
John Morley, First Secretary, Climate Change and Environment, AusAID

Pacific Islands Overview of Programs
Dennis Wendel, Regional Director, USAID Pacific Islands Office

Disaster and Climate Risk Financing in the Pacific Islands Countries
Denis Jordy, Manager, Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction, World Bank

Practical Options for Climate Financing

What are the practical options for Climate Change Financing?
Scott Hook, Economic Infrastructure Adviser, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Day 2 - ADAPT 2nd Annual Meeting

Tuesday, 4 June 2013
Daily Theme: "How can I access climate financing, given my circumstances?"

Parallel session 1: National/Regional Trust Funds and Development Banks

Tonga Trust Fund and Falekaupule Trust Fund
Taufia Patolo, Government Chief Accountant, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Tuvalu

Indonesia’s Experience in Establishing a National Climate Fund Institution
Amin Budiarjo, National Project Manager PREP-ICCTF, Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund (ICCTF) Secretariat

Tonga Climate Change Trust Fund
Taniela Faletau, Safeguards Officer, ADB South Pacific Sub-regional Office

The Micronesia Conservation Trust
Lisa Andon, Deputy Executive Director, Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT)

Parallel session 2: Direct Budget, Sector and Project support

Samoa experience – climate change sector budget support
Anne Rasmussen, Assistant CEO of the Global Environment Facility Division of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Samoa

Budget support for climate change activities (Viet Nam experience)
Dr. Le Van Minh, Deputy Manager, SPRCC Office, Ministry of Natural Resources, Vietnam

SPC-GCCA: PSIS capacity support to CROP and PICs
Dr. Graham Sem, Programme Manager, GCCA: Pacific Small Island States

Project support modality as a climate change finance mechanism: A CSO perspective
Katarina Atalifo, Sub-Regional Coordinator, GEF Small Grants & Monifa Fiu, Coordinator, LäjeRotuma Initiative Fiji

Parallel session 3: NIE/RIE/MIE

National Implementing Entity: Cook Islands Experience
Richard Neves, Secretary of Finance, Ministry of Finance and Economic Management, Cook Islands

Direct Access to the AF: The On-going Accreditation NIE Process for the Philippines
John Adrian Narag, Deputy Director, International Finance Group, Department of Finance, Philippines

Accreditation Challenges for Small Implementing Entities
Ravinder Singh, Adaptation Fund Accreditation Panel, India

NABARD Experience in attaining accredition and its role as NIE
Appanna C P, General Manager, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), India

SPREP’s Adaptation Fund RIE Accreditation
Dr. Netatua Pelesikoti, SPREP Director - Climate Change