The Adaptation Fund (AF), established by the parties to the Kyoto Protocol of the UNFCCC, is mandated to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in developing countries that are parties to the Kyoto Protocol. These funds can either be accessed through an accredited multilateral institution, or through an accredited National Implementing Entity (NIE). For an NIE to be accredited, it has to provide evidence for being able to meet the fiduciary standards set up by the AF Board. An entity that meets these standards and in turn becomes an accredited NIE has “direct access” to the resources of the AF. This workshop for the Asian region is the third of a series, as two regional workshops have already been organized by the Secretariat for the African region, and for Latin America and the Caribbean.
dates: 19-21 March 2012 location: Manila, Philippines contact: UNFCCC Secretariat phone: +49 228 815 1000 fax: +49 228 815 1999 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www: http://unfccc.int/cooperation_and_support/financial_mechanism/adaptation_fund/items/6193.php