Presentations / Materials

Participant's Binder Materials

Presentation Materials

Session 1: Welcome and Forum Objectives

KEYNOTE: The Bigger Picture: Adaptation Finance, Country Systems and What This Means for Sustainable Development
Bindu N. Lohani, Vice President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank

Session 2: Linking Country Systems and Climate Finance in Asia

Setting the Stage: Defining Country Systems for Adaptation Finance
Lee Baker, Chief of Party, USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific

Catalyzing Climate Finance & National Adaptation Plans
Gordon Johnson, Regional Practice Leader, Environment & Energy,  UNDP

Session 3: Preparing Country Systems for Multiple Sources of Adaptation Finance

Sources of Financing for Climate Change Adaptation: Opportunities and Stresses
Dr. Peter King, USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific


Session 4: Country Experiences Using and Strengthening Country Systems for Adaptation Finance

Preparation Stage: Experience from Cambodia
TIN Ponlok, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia

Scott Hook, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
Raphael Anindito, Adaptation Advisor PAKLIM; GIZ – Indonesia

Session 6: Regional Priorities for Strengthening Country Systems

Rapid Analysis of Initial Country Priorities
Robert Kay & Forum Team

Session 7: Experiences from Around the Region: Strengthening Country Systems to Access and Manage Climate Change Adaptation Financing (Ignite Presentations)

Integrating Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Risk Reduction into Existing Mechanisms
Mr. Wangchuk Namgay, Deputy Chief Coordinator, & Mainstreaming Reference Group, Gross National Happiness Commission, Thimphu, Bhutan

Building climate finance readiness: Aligning the NAP process to development and budget planning
Susan Mende, Climate Finance Readiness Programme, GIZ

Economic of Climate Change Adaptation: Training of the Trainer
Dr. Chanakad Chasidpon, Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board, Thailand

Strengthening Sub-National Systems: Building Urban Resilience and Preparedness
Sunandan Tiwari, Deputy Director, ICLEI South Asia

Iloauila Aumua, Senior Climate Resilience Investment Coordination Officer, Climate Resilience Investment Coordination Unit, Ministry of Finance, Samoa
Alan S. Miller, Consultant (International Finance Corporation, retired)