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Development Alternatives Report of Adaptation Day at COP 8 Delhi, India 28 October 2002
Document begins: Development Alternatives Report of Adaptation Day at COP 8 Delhi, India 28 October 2002 Saleemul Huq and Hannah Reid ENDA 1 ADAPTATION DAY AT COP 8 PREFACE Adaptation Day at COP8 was held on Monday, 28 October 2002 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India during the eighth conference of parties (COP8) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It was organised by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) in collaboration with the RING (Regional and International Networking Group on Sustainable Development), The Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) and Environmental Development Action in the Third World (ENDA) and was hosted by Development Alternatives, India. The purpose of the day-long meeting was to bring together scientists, experts, funders, practitioners and policy-makers working on adaptation to climate change from around the world to share the latest developments and activities of the respective groups. The meeting was broken into sessions on the science, funding, policy and actions and ended with a high level session on the future of adaptation in the climate change arena. Over a hundred people participated and held lively discussions with the presenters. No formal papers were invited from the presenters, ...