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Workshop: Supporting the development of the EU strategy for adaptation to climate change – Views and Challenges in Southern Europe

29 May 2012

This workshop supports the development of the EU Adaptation Strategy and offers an arena for sharing knowledge and experience on adaptation policy and practice with the focus on Southern Europe. More specific, the objectives of the workshop are:

  • Share the current state of work on adaptation strategies and projects in Southern European Countries;
  • Discuss needs and expectations of potential European guidelines to support the elaboration of national adaptation strategies and their action plans (with the focus on implementation issues) accompanying the EU Adaptation Strategy;
  • Foster the exchange of experiences on various adaptation challenges (e.g. Impact assessments; Vulnerability studies, prioritizing adaptation options; Monitoring and evaluation);
  • Identify knowledge gaps and national needs in support of policy development on EU and national level;
  • Identify specificities and challenges for adaption in Southern European Countries.


Format: A 1-day international workshop on adaptation and knowledge sharing in support of the development of the EU Adaptation Strategy.

Organizers: This event is organized by the DG CLIMA project "Support to the development of the EU strategy for adaptation to climate change" (CLIMA.C.3/SER/2011/0026) with the help of ISPRA, the Institute for Environmental Protection and Research in Italy.

Venue: Rome, Italy.