SessionAchieving the Global Goal on Adaptation

Welcome and Introduction

The aim of this session is to share with the audience the goals for the day, introduce the objectives, and the agenda. In this session a background to the Global Goal on Adaptation will be shared, highlighting the current state of water in the GGA negotiations: 1) What is the current landscape; 2) Why is it important for the water community to be involved?


December 4, 09:00 - 10:00

Welcome & introduction speakers:


  • Lesley Pories, SWA/GWP
  • Le-Anne Roper,  UNDRR
  • Carlos Augusto Uribe Perez, UNDRR
  • Michael Gardner, TNC 
  • Jose Gesti,  (SWA)

Keynote:  Alex Simalabwi, GWP

Jose Gesti (SWA) | Setting the Stage for Water in the GGA