Adaptation science

The World Adaptation Science Programme (PROVIA) aims to support of international policy processes such as the UN Climate Change Convention, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, World Climate Programme and Global Framework for Climate Services, through targeted adaptation research. The Programme also  co-hosts the biennial international Adaptation Futures Conference  founded by UN Environment, which brings together research scientists, policymakers and practitioners from developed and developing countries to share knowledge about adaptation challenges, opportunities and solutions.

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Call for offers to host the 2020 and 2022 international adaptation futures conference

The World Adaptation Science Programme (PROVIA) is inviting offers to host the 2020 and 2022 Adaptation Futures conference. This is a call to host the sixth or seventh in the series, with previous events held in…

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Upcoming Event

For information on upcoming conferences, meetings and events related to climate change.

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PROVIA is committed to producing high-quality targeted products, including reports, and technical guidelines / methodologies

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PROVIA Secretariat
Science Division

United Nations Environment
P.O. Box 30552 - 00100
Nairobi, Kenya