Orientation Paper

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Author(s): 
Partnership on Climate Adaptation
Year of publication: 
2017

In the main Urban Agenda Priority Themes the central scope of the Climate AdaptationPartnership is: “the objectives to anticipate the adverse effects of climate change and takeappropriate action to prevent or minimise the damage it can cause to Urban Areas. The focuswill be on: vulnerability assessments, climate resilience and risk management (includingthe social dimension of climate adaptation strategies).”

The scope of the  Climate Adaptation Partnership would be to translate the needs of Cities, Member States and EU Commission Organizations in a common awareness level of the criticality of climate change and related impacts in urban areas, to develop progressively city and people capacities in amedium-long term perspective through actions proposals of better regulation, funding andknowledge exchange.

To achieve the main goals defined above, the Partnership will check what has already beendone, which strategies, actions and working groups/networks covering these issues at EU andNational level has already been implemented to inventor and use them as a starting point todefine scoping papers to focus what the partnership proposes to address.