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UNFCCC COP15 High Level Side Event: Celebrating High Level Commitments to Adaptation: Building Resilient Communities and Ecosystems

Title: UNFCCC COP15 High Level Side Event: Celebrating High Level Commitments to Adaptation: Building Resilient Communities and Ecosystems
Date: 15 December 2009
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
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This event brought together leaders of developed and developing countries, multilateral agencies, regional and financial institutions, local government, non-governmental organizations and the private sector to make significant commitments and announcements, and profile innovative partnerships on Ecosystem-based Adaptation. The event demonstrated that ecosystems and biodiversity conservation are vital to an effective national and global responses to climate change and an integral part of climate adaptation strategies as well as mobilized public funding for ecosystem based adaptation.
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