CAN Submission: The adaptation framework and the role of the adaptation committee, February 2011


The Adaptation Framework and the role of the Adaptation Committee 
The adoption of the Cancun Adaptation Framework provides an important step forward for treating adaptation 
under the Convention in a more coherent, consistent and effective manner.  
CAN International sees the agreement to establish the Adaptation Committee as an important basis to increase 
the effectiveness and coherence of adaptation work in the UNFCCC process. Based on the best available 
knowledge, science and experience, it should play a key role to promote synergy and coherence as well as to 
facilitate the effective implementation of the Cancun Adaptation Framework and to provide clear 
recommendations to fill identified gaps in support...