Parallel session 4B: In-depth technical guidance and support – Climate change adaptation in human settlements (UN HABITAT)

Moderator: Marcus Mayr (UN HABITAT)

Synopsis: This session will discuss adaptation in urban areas focusing on human settlements, with a focus on how to advance support to countries when considering human settlements in the process of formulating and implementing NAPs.


  • Climate adaptation challenges and responses in suman settlements – Miguel de Araujo, Mayor of Quelimane, Mozambique
  • Integrating human settlements into NAPs – (Egypt)
  • Preliminary research on human settlements and NAPs Marcus Mayr, UN-Habitat
  • Interactive discussion on scope and partnerships on enhancing human settlements in the formulation and implementation of NAPs including design considerations for a supplement to the NAP technical guidelines

Location: Ballroom 1 Date: April 4, 2018 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Marcus Benjamin Dietrich Mayr Manuel de Araújo