26th GMS Working Group on Environment Annual Meeting

The 26th Annual Meeting of the GMS Working Group on Environment was held on 26-28 October 2022 with a focus on: “Building climate and disaster resilience and promoting climate-smart landscapes across the GMS region.” The objectives of the annual meeting included: (i) To share national priorities and strategies of the GMS countries to build climate resilience and strengthen biodiversity conservation; (ii) To examine challenges and opportunities in the light of the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) and the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) for the GMS; (iii) To explore solutions to build climate and disaster resilience and strengthen biodiversity conservation in the GMS on their pathway to the upcoming COP27 and COP15 in 2022; (iv) To discuss national and subregional climate resilience and post-2020 biodiversity conservation frameworks and actions in the GMS in the context of COPs (Conference of the Parties), COVID-19 and the GMS RIF (Regional Investment Framework); and (v) To agree upon priority actions for regional cooperation under the CCESP to improve climate and disaster resilience, and biodiversity conservation in the GMS.


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Last Updated:   Thursday, 27 October 2022