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Forschungs- und Transferzentrum "Nachhaltigkeit und Klimafolgenmanagement"
Forschungs- und Transferzentrum "Nachhaltigkeit und Klimafolgenmanagement"

20th - 21th February 2019: Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America, Lima, Peru


Consistent with the need for more cross-sectoral interactions among the various stakeholders working in the field of climate change adaptation in the Latin American region, the aims of the “2nd LATIN AMERICAN SYMPOSIUM ON CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION” are as follows:

  • I.   Provide research institutions, universities, NGOs, government agencies and enterprises from Latin America with an opportunity to display and present their works in the field of climate change adaptation;
  • II.  Foster the exchange of information, ideas and experiences acquired in the execution of climate change adaptation projects, especially successful initiatives and good practice across the region;
  • III.  Discuss methodological approaches and experiences deriving from case studies and projects, which aim to show how climate change adaptation may be implemented in practice;
  • IV.  Network the participants and provide a platform so they can explore possibilities for cooperation.

Finally yet importantly, a further aim of the event will be to document and disseminate the wealth of experiences available today. To this purpose, the book “Integrating Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Development in in Latin America” will be published, with all accepted papers. This will be a further volume of the award-winning book series “Climate Change Management” published by Springer, which, since its creation in 2008, has become the  world´s leading book series on climate change management. The decision of the editors as to which papers may be selected and undergo peer review for the book is final.

Profile of Participants

Delegates attending the “2nd LATIN AMERICAN SYMPOSIUM ON CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION” will come from a cross-sectoral range of areas. These are:

  • 1. Members of NGOs working with climate Change;
  • 2. Researchers at universities and research centres;
  • 3. Teaching staff at universities;
  • 4. Representatives from companies;
  • 5. Representatives from UN and national development and aid agencies working with climate
        change adaptation and funding/ executing projects on the ground;
  • 6. Project officers and consultants;
  • 7. Other people interested in the topic.

The participation of doctoral students is warmly encouraged and supervisors/advisers are kindly requested to facilitate their participation. The sort of international exposure and the rich content of this Symposium will be beneficial to their training and to their future careers.

It is believed that this wide range of participants will help to outline the need for and the usefulness of integrated approaches towards climate change adaptation in Latin America  and hence contribute to the further consolidation of this thematic area.

Letzte Änderung: 17.10.17

An die Redaktion


Svenja Scheday 
International Climate Change Information Programme (ICCIP)