Towards Better Decision-Making for Climate Adaptation and Biodiversity Conservation

30th July-1st August, Montpellier, France

AGENDA OVERVIEW AND MATERIALS

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OBJECTIVES

  • To harvest collective experience of participants to identify;
    • Policy and governance widows of opportunity/needs for adaptation
    • What has worked in the past, what has not
  • To get that feedback on the project concept, theory of change and process for implementation
  • To identify possible participants for Phase II
  • To get buy in and support from key constituents beyond core project team.
  • EXPECTED OUTCOMES AND OUTPUTS

    • Refined project plan
    • Revised theory of change
    • Identification of possible project partners
    • Learning history of experience with climate adaptation
    • Revised adaptation review paper


ANNOTATED AGENDA


Day 1: 30th July 2015 Format
16h00 Welcome and Introductions

  • Meeting goals and expectations
Roundtable / Short presentation
17h00 International context

  • Short presentations from UNDP and CBD
Presentations and discussion
18h00 Close and welcome drinks
19h00 GROUP DINNER (Provided in the hotel)
Day 2: 31 July 2015 Format
08h45 Overview for the day

  • Reflections from yesterday
Group discussion
Part 1 Learning histories
09h00 Introduction to Adaptation Learning Histories exercise Presentation
09h10 Short overview of experiences (5 minutes each) Group discussion
10h45 COFFEE BREAK
11h00 Construct Learning History

  • Group brainstorming to chart experiences with adaptation
Group exercise
12h00 Reflecting on learning history: developing a shared understanding of the problem Break out groups
12h30 LUNCH (Provided in the hotel)
Part 2 Theory of Change
13h30

Report back from learning history:

Developing a shared understanding of the problem

Group discussion
13h45 Draft theory of change Presentation
14h00 Critiquing the theory of change Break out groups
15h00 COFFEE BREAK
15h30 Report back Group discussion
Part 3 Adaptation Review paper
16h00 Introduction and overview to the paper Presentation
16h15 Gaps, critique, feedback / Next steps Group discussion
16h45 Wrap up for the day Group discussion
17h00 CLOSE
19h00 GROUP DINNER AT LE PESCATOR
Day 3: 1 August 2015 Format
08h45 Overview for the day

Group discussion
Part 4 Gaps and Policy Opportunities
09h15 What are the national, regional or international policy opportunities this project could focus on?

Break out groups
10h00 What is the gap this project can fill?

  • What are people excited about/interested in?
Group discussion
10h45 COFFEE BREAK
Part 5 Project Planning
11h00 Overview of project scope, goal, activities and phasing Presentation
11h20 Feedback on the Proposal Group discussion
11h40 Break out groups focus on project planning, theory of change, learning histories or review paper Rotating break out groups
12h15 Report back Group discussion
12h30 LUNCH (Provided in the hotel)
13h30 Continued from prior to lunch Rotating break out groups
14h30 Report back from break out groups Group discussion
15h00 COFFEE BREAK
15h15 Revisit Learning History and Theory of Change Group discussion
16h15 Next steps Group discussion
16h45 Meeting evaluation Individual reflection
17h00 CLOSE
19h00 GROUP DINNER AT L’ATELLIER GOURMAND

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