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Publication - Opportunities and options for integrating climate change adaptation with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030

Publication Year: 2017 Publisher: United Nations Climate Change

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Background

The objective of this technical paper is to identify opportunities for enhancing adaptation action, as well as options for supporting the implementation of specific actions, including by integrating adaptation with efforts to achieve the SDGs and implement the Sendai Framework. The paper attempts to answer how integrating adaptation, sustainable development and disaster risk reduction can contribute to strengthening resilience, reducing vulnerabilities and increasing the understanding and implementation of adaptation actions. The paper covers the specific policies, strategies and actions discussed at the TEMs, as well as submissions from Parties to the Adaptation Committee and other relevant sources of information.