International Bodies for Adaptation

Briefing paper

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Date produced: 02/08/2010

This briefing paper sets out:

  • a summary of the three types of bodies which may be involved in adaptation measures (namely, a subsidiary body, an adaptation committee and a specialised body on adaptation);
  • provides discussion of the operational features of the bodies and which rules of procedure may apply to them; and
  • discusses the AWG-LCA’s proposed mechanism of the adaptation framework.