The least developed countries - Reducing vulnerability to climate change, climate variability and extremes, land degradation and loss of biodiversity: environmental and developmental challenges and opportunities
The UNFCCC coordinated United Nations system preparations for the Fourth United Nations Conference on LDCs on the theme on addressing vulnerability and protecting the environment in LDCs. The preparations looked at environmental and developmental challenges and opportunities for the LDCs in reducing vulnerability due to climate change, climate variability and extremes, land degradation and loss of biodiversity. A pre-conference event on “Reducing vulnerability due to Climate Change, Climate Variability and Extremes, Land Degradation and Biodiversity Loss: Environmental and Developmental Challenges and Opportunities for LDCs” was held in New York, the United States of America, on 28 February 2011. The event reviewed the progress made in achieving Commitment 6 in the BPoA of reducing vulnerability and protecting the environment, and identified emerging priorities for the New Programme of Action. This publication presents a summary of the preparatory process, and contains priorities for creating opportunities for the least developed countries in the new programme of action on addressing vulnerability to climate and environmental challenges.
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