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 ...
 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 ...
 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 ...
 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 ...
 Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations Food and agriculture organisation of United Nations The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to d ...
 UNEP - Climate Change Adaptation The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) aims to help developing countries to reduce vulnerabilities and build resilience to the impacts of climate change. UNEP ...
 Arctic Council The Arctic Council is a high level intergovernmental forum to provide a means for promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, with the involvement of ...
 Global Risk Forum (GRF) Davos The Global Risk Forum (GRF) Davos is a Switzerland-based foundation established in 2008. It strives for enhancing know-how and knowledge exchange for the application of ti ...
 IEA website dedicated to energy sector resilience to climate change impacts Climate change could affect our energy systems, and thereby our energy security, in several ways: by altering energy demand, ...

European organisations

 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 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 info ...
 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. ...
 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 ...
 Alpine Convention The Alpine Convention is a framework that contains general measures for the sustainable development in the Alpine region. It entered into force on March 1995. The Contracting Parties ...