The Second Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation forum is being held in the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok, Thailand from 12-13 March 2012.
The forum is expected to provide a unique oppurtunity to share frontline findings and innovations and also in knowing the oppurtunities and challenges in mainstreaming climate change adaptation into development. For the year the theme stands on ‘ Adaptation in Action’ with the change from delibrations to decisions, plans to policies and policies to practices.
The forum is attended by adaptation practitioners at global, regional, national, and sub-national levels comprising of government representatives from various line ministries, researchers, practitioners, NGOs, international organizations, regional intergovernmental bodies, youth, media and the private sector.
The forum includes a diverse range of plenary and keynote sessions, panel discussions, roundtables, thematic side events, market place, photo & poster exhibitions and film festival. All the sessions are facilitated by eminent climate scientists, adaptation experts and development planners from the region.
Meanwhile, Mr. Tashi Dorji, a Bhutanese journalist is in the list of the winners of best media report on climate change adaptation.
Reported by Dago Tshering, Bangkok