The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

Assessment Report

Invitation to Participate in the External Review of the HIMAP Comprehensive Assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya

The Hindu Kush Himalayan Monitoring and Assessment Programme (HIMAP), coordinated by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), is producing the first Comprehensive Assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya. The volume brings together collective expertise from more than 300 researchers, practitioners, experts, and decision makers from the region and around the world. The assessment will cover 15 topics from climate change and food security to governance and disaster risk reduction.

The 2nd order draft chapters of the HIMAP Assessment Report are now available for external review through 28 July 2017. If you are interested in reviewing one or more HIMAP assessment chapters, you are invited to download the chapter drafts and Excel review template from the Open Review Forum. After completing your review, please upload your Excel review sheet (one per chapter) on the same page after completing a short registration.
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Call for participants to IPCC pre-scoping meeting on climate risk management, 5-7 April in Nairobi

The Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre would like to invite you to engage in an international scientific meeting on climate risk management, which will take place in Nairobi, from 5-7 April 2017. The meeting is convened by the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre and partners, and co-sponsored by the IPCC

The meeting aims to inform the upcoming IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) on climate risk management, with a particular focus on the most vulnerable human and natural systems, by discussing how scientific information on climate risk can be made most useful to decision-makers, and by identifying research gaps and ways to address them.
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