Organisations


A broad range of organisations and co-operative programs are active on different levels in the domain of climate change adaptation. This pages lists organisations that operate on the European (both EU and non-EU) and global level.

Information on organisations that operate on national, regional and local level can be found per country on the national (country) adaptation pages of CLIMATE-ADAPT.

Global organisations

 Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA) UNEP The Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) aims to provide timely, scientifically credib ...
 World Meteorological Organization (WMO) The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour o ...
 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was established by UNEP and WMO to assess the most up-to-date scientific and technical research in ...
 Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) Established in 2006, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is a partnership of 38 countries and 7 international org ...
 International Water Association (IWA) The International Water Association (IWA) is a global reference point for water professionals, spanning the continuum between research and practice and covering al ...
 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) In 1992 countries joined an international treaty, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), to cooperatively con ...
 CAFF - Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna It is the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council and consists of National representatives assigned by each of the eight Arctic Council Member ...
 PROVIA - Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation The Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA) is a global initiati ...
 The Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre The Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre is the reference centre on climate change of the Red Cross / Red Crescent family. The Climate Centre supports the ...
 AMAP - Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme It is one of five Working Groups of the Arctic Council (http://www.arctic-council.org/index.php/en/). The primary function of AMAP is to advise the ...

European organisations

 European Environment Agency (EEA) The European Environment Agency (EEA) is an agency of the European Union. Its task is to provide sound, independent information on the environment. It is a major infor ...
 European Commission’s Joint Research Centre - Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) The Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) is one of the seven scientific institutes of the ...
 European Commission Directorate-General for the Environment The Directorate-General for the Environment is one of the more than 40 Directorates-General and services that make up the European Commission ...
 European Forest Institute The European Forest Institute (EFI) is an international organisation established by European States. By the spring of 2011, a total of 23 European States had ratified the Conv ...
 Pyrenees Climate Change Observatory The Pyrenees Climate Change Observatory (OPCC) has been created under the Pyrenees Working Community (CTP), to monitor and understand climate change in the Pyrenees. ...
 Baltic Environmental Forum The Baltic Environmental Forum (BEF) Group is a network of environmental organizations with offices in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia (Saint Petersburg) and its head o ...
 European Commission Directorate-General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA) The Directorate-General for Climate Action (""DG CLIMA"") was established in February 2010, climate change being previously included ...
 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Public health measures What is ECDC doing to address climate change? Generally speaking, climate change needs to be tackled via mitig ...
 European Commission Directorate-General for Agriculture and rural development The European Commission's Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development is based in Brussels under the authorit ...
 United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Secretariat - Europe (UNISDR Europe) UNISDR Europe works through a growing network of national platforms to mobilize governmental actions in ...