IPCC-AR5 Workshop

4 July 2014, Putrajaya.

The Workshop on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) was organised by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Malaysia, IPCC and SEADPRI-UKM in partnership with the British High Commission and the United Nations Development Programme Malaysia. It was organised in conjunction with a meeting of the IPCC authors held in Putrajaya on 30 June – 3 July 2014 to work on the IPCC Synthesis Report that would integrate the findings in the multi-volume AR5, which is due to be approved by governments in October 2014. About a hundred participants from attended the workshop. Continue reading

Regional Expert Meeting on Risk Insurance

4-5 July 2014, UKM, Bangi.

The Regional Expert Meeting on effectiveness of risk insurance for DRR and CCA was organised by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan and SEADPRI-UKM as part of an on-going project on risk insurance funded by the Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN). The meeting was attended by some 15 experts from the Asian Development Bank, United Nations University, Universiti Utara Malaysia as well as leading insurance specialists in the region and Malaysia.