The Climate Change Division (CCD), of the Office of the Prime Minister, recently organized a workshop to dissect and analyze key indicators and progress triggers of the Climate Change Act. The key objective of the workshop was to discuss the development of a comprehensive roadmap for activities related to the Climate Change Act 2021.
The Climate Change Act 2021 is an important milestone for Fiji, as it provides a legal framework to address climate change issues at the national level. The Act recognizes the urgent need to mitigate the impacts of climate change and to adapt to its effects. It also emphasizes the importance of stakeholder engagement and collaboration in achieving these objectives.
The workshop started with presentations from team leads, who focused on various Climate Change thematic areas such as Climate Adaptation, Mitigation, Oceans, Finance, and Governance. Participants were also clustered together to discuss key activities under the Climate Change roadmap priority areas. The discussions aimed to identify and prioritize specific action plans to address the challenges presented by climate change. The key discussion parameters included thematic areas, KPIs/indicators, priority level, Donor funding and timelines.
The presentations and discussions highlighted the importance of developing a roadmap that prioritizes actions that will have the greatest impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing resilience to climate impacts, and supporting sustainable development.
Overall, the conclusion of the workshop provided a sense of progress made towards developing a comprehensive Climate Change Roadmap and a clear plan of implementation for the year.