The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) launched the Caribbean component of a project entitled “Multi Actor Partnership on Climate and Disaster Risk financing and preparedness in the context of the InsuResilience Global Partnership” (MAPs). CPDC is part of a consortium of NGOs which is led by CARE Deutschland and funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The hub was developed to provide Civil Society Organisations, Academia, Government and Private sector with online learning materials and resources pertaining to Climate Disaster Risk and Finance Insurance. Additionally, the hub also contains information on the project implementing partners and the Caribbean stakeholders who are signatories to the MAPs.
The Risk Resilience Library is home to a wide range of Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance material such as toolkits, reports, fact sheets, articles, videos and discussion papers.
This Library aims to strengthen the technical capacity of Caribbean civil society by:
The materials can also be accessed utilising a ‘key word’ search.
The Multi- Actor Partnership (MAPS) project is strengthened through a consortium of strategic partners who play key roles in the overall implementation of the project.
MCII was initiated as a charitable organization by representatives of insurers, research institutes, and NGOs in April 2005 in response to the growing realization that insurance solutions can play a role in adaptation to climate change, as suggested in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol.
Founded in 1991, German watch is an independent, development and environment organisation which lobbies for sustainable development. The organisation advocates for fair trade relations, responsible financial markets, compliance with human rights and the prevention of climate change.
Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty and providing lifesaving assistance in emergencies. CARE’s programmes in the developing world address a broad range of topics including emergency response, food security, water and sanitation, economic development, climate change, agriculture, education, and health. CARE also advocates at the local, national, and international levels for policy change and the rights of poor people.
CPDC is the lead implementation partner for establishing MAPs in the Caribbean with focal points in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados and Grenada. By signing unto the partnership, all Caribbean stakeholders are signalling their commitment to jointly work on integrated climate and disaster risk management and finance solutions and to advocate for the adoption of such by regional policymakers.
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