CAS 2021 Anchoring Event – Money and Power Where It Matters: Mobilising for Locally Led Adaptation

On demand on CAS TV – from Dhaka, Bangladesh

In this session, power and money are mobilized to get it where it is needed most – on the frontlines of climate change. International commitments and programmes on local action are demonstrated, as well as a new set of principles to guide local action, concluding with an invitation to individual locally led adaptation.

Locally Led Action
Flooding after the 1991 Bangladesh cyclone, which killed around 140,000 people.

Event programme overview

  • Opening statement by the Government of Bangladesh.
  • International commitments.
  • Principles on Locally Led Adaptation.
  • Actions taken from the ground.
  • Closing and individual call to action.

Outcomes

A global coalition on local adaptation has created a set of principles on Locally Led Adaptation, to bridge the gap between climate adaptation funding and the most climate vulnerable. During the conference the principles were endorsed by over 30 organisations, including UNDP, UNCDF, the Adaptation Fund, the Global Environment Facility, Climate Investment Funds, several governments, ngo’s, such as BRAC International, Hivos, WRI, GCA and the Huairou Commission.

Furthermore, several projects leading as example of action taken from the ground were presented, such as the Climate Bridge Fund, the UNCDF LoCAL project in the Sahel region, the Asian Development Bank Community Resilience Partnership Programme or the Adaptation Innovation Platform of UNDP, GEF and AF.

More outcomes

Download an overview of CAS 2021 outcomes and results. More per-session deliverables are also accessible from the Summit outcomes page.

Speakers

This event presents a variety of high-level speakers.

Partner organisations

Act Alliance

www.actalliance.org

Adaptation Fund

www.adaptation-fund.org

Asian Development Bank

www.adb.org

BRAC International

www.brac.net

Climate Action Network South Asia

http://www.climatenetwork.org/

Climate and Development Knowledge Network

www.cdkn.org

Climate Investment Funds

www.climateinvestmentfunds.org/

Climate Justice Resilience Fund

www.cjrfund.org

Climate Vulnerable Forum

www.thecvf.org

Climate-KiC

www.climate-kic.org

European Commission

www.ec.europa.eu

Friendship

www.friendship.ngo/

Global Center on Adaptation

www.gca.org

Global Environment Facility

www.thegef.org

Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction

www.gndr.org

Government of Bangladesh

www.bangladesh.gov.bd

Government of Cambodia

www.moe.gov.kh

Government of the Philippines

www.gov.ph

Government of the Republic of Ireland

www.gov.ie

Government of the United Kingdom

www.gov.uk

Green Climate Fund

www.greenclimate.fund

Hivos

www.hivos.org

Huairou Commission

www.huairou.org

International Center for Climate Change and Development

www.icccad.net

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

www.ifrc.org

International Institute for Environment and Development

www.iied.org

Irish Aid

www.irishaid.ie

Islamic Relief

www.islamic-relief.org

Least Developed Countries Group, UNFCCC

www.unfccc.int/leg

Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility, LoCAL

https://www.uncdf.org/local/

Media Awareness and Justice Initiative

www.mediajusticenigeria.org

Mercy Corps

www.mercycorps.org

Mutual Trust Bank Limited

www.mutualtrustbank.com

Nordic Development Fund

https://www.ndf.fi/

Oxfam

www.oxfam.org

Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation

www.pksf-bd.org

Panafrican Climate Justice Alliance

www.pacja.org

Practical Action

www.practicalaction.org

Save the Children

www.savethechildren.org

Slum Dwellers International

www.sdinet.org

South South North

www.southsouthnorth.org

United Nations Capital Development Fund

www.uncdf.org

United Nations Development Programme

www.undp.org

WaterAid

www.wateraid.org

Women's Climate Centers International

www.climatecenters.org

World Resources Institute

www.wri.org

World Wildlife Fund

www.worldwildlife.org

Zurich Insurance Group

www.zurich.com