UN Policy Brief #1: Defining Climate Adaptation Goals

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UN Policy Brief #1: Defining Climate Adaptation Goals

From September 2019 to June 2020 (when the UN 75 Political Declaration negotiations are expected to conclude), Stimson’s Just Security 2020 program aims to publish a series of ten global governance innovation policy briefs to focus policymakers, opinion leaders, global civil society and the business community on the need for more dynamic and creative global solutions to looming global challenges. In support of the United Nations Climate Change Summit, on 23 September 2019, in New York, the series’ first policy brief recommends that countries define one or more climate adaptation goals and gauge their achievement in terms of measurable impact on local human security.