With support from AusAID, SPC is in the process of appointing a senior adviser, climate change - strategic engagement, policy and planning facility. this position is being created to coordinate an organisational response to climate change through the provision of high-level advice to the Director-General/Executive on the impacts of climate change on all sectors in the Pacific and the most effective ways for SPC members to build resilience; develop a corporate strategy for climate change; mainstream climate change adaptation initiatives for all SPC programmes and develop guidelines for carbon neutral practices to be implemented throughout the organisation.
SPC will be strengthening and enhancing our relationships with key international and regional partners to ensure we make our full contribution to the Pacific Framework on Climate Change 2006–2015; and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meetings, particularly in the area of adaptation to climate change, vulnerability assessments and delivery of appropriate science to guide adaptation.
SPC ‘s Divisions and Programmes will also be strengthening their support to SPC members, civil society and communities in implementation of effective adaptation strategies by identifying priority adaptation initiatives to be integrated into the joint country strategies, giving special attention to food security, prevention of infectious and non-communicable diseases and demography.
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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 20 April 2010 )