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Implementation

Determine the need for action with respect to modifying existing instruments

Based on the screening, all identified instruments shall be assessed in terms of their suitability to integrate adaptation by checking the instruments against preferred adaptation options and answering the following questions:

  • Which adaptation options are already covered by existing instruments and how? If covered, is the instrument sufficiently addressing the option´s objective? Are any modifications necessary?
  • Which adaptation options could be covered by existing instruments if the aspect of adaptation was added? Who needs to be consulted for the modification and what efforts are needed?
  • What prevents/impedes the integration of adaptation into existing instruments? How can these conflicts be resolved?
  • Which adaptation options cannot be implemented through existing instruments and must be facilitated by establishing new instruments?