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Seventh meeting of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) Pilot Countries


1-3 May 2013 | Washington, DC, United States of America

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Highlights for Thursday, 2 May 2013

On Thursday, participants reconvened at the World Bank Headquarters for the seventh meeting of the Pilot Program on Climate Resilience (PPCR) Pilot Countries. The morning programme focused on monitoring and reporting aspects of pilot country Strategic Programmes for Climate Resilience (SPCRs), including the "nuts and bolts" of PPCR monitoring and reporting. Participants took part in a "peer review" exercise and shared their impressions of country work plans. This was followed by a presentation by the Government of Belize on the country's Climate Resilient Investment Plan, and a discussion on lessons learned by other country representatives.

In the afternoon, participants undertook an "institutional mapping" exercise that highlighted different aspects such as institutional diversity and common frameworks. This was followed by participants addressing ways of maintaining the programmatic approach, including country coordination. Participants heard presentations from the Governments of Niger and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, as well as a presentation from the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), which outlined strategies followed by their countries. The Governemnt of Samoa presented her country's strategies to maintain the programmatic approach through stakeholder engagement.

In the evening, participants attended a reception hosted by the CIF Administrative Unit.

Traditional Indonesian dancers
Country representatives in monitoring and reporting session at the PPCR Pilot Countries Meeting.
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Christine Roehrer, CIF, facilitating the monitoring and reporting session.
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Shaanti Kapila, CIF, outlining the day's programme.
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Allan Edgar Brown, CIF, highlighting the importance of clearly defining indicators.

 

Roundtable Discussions
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Participants evaluating Jamaica's work plan.
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Country representatives evaluating the work plan of Mozambique.
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Litara Tauleolo, Samoa.
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Kisa Mfalila, African Development Bank, and David Chama Kaluba, Zambia.
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Delegates conferring on Samoa's work plan.
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Participants comparing cartoons to their countries' reporting systems.
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Representatives participating in an exercise during morning session.
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Country representatives conferring.
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Participants discussing country work plans.
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Christine Roehrer (center), CIF, elaborating on country work plan reporting.
Netatua Pelesikoti, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environmental Program (SPREP)
Rose May Guignard, Haiti
Quzi Munirul Islam, Bangladesh
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Marion Cayetano presented Belize's Climate Resilience Investment Plan.

 

Monitoring and Reporting Session
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Participants during the monitoring and reporting session.
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Doreen Bwalya, Zambia, and Claire Bernard, Jamaica
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Arjun Kumar Thapa, Nepal, and Arati Belle, World Bank
Dawn Pierre-Nathoniel, Saint Lucia
Tahir Qadri, African Development Bank

 

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