Potential GFCS partners at the global, regional national levels

Some of the institutions involved in climate-related efforts in the four priority areas of the GFCS. The geographic scope of engagement in the working mechanisms of potential partners is indicated at Global, Regional, and National levels. Though the table is not exhaustive, it illustrates the broad breadth of potential partners.

Potential partners at the global, regional national levels

Levels

Agriculture

Disaster risk reduction

Health

Water

National Governments

 

 

 

 

 

Disaster risk management agencies

N

x

x

x

x

Environmental protection agencies and ministries

N

x

x

x

x

Health agencies and ministries

N

X

x

x

X

International cooperation and development agencies

N

x

x

X

x

National Meteorological and Hydrological Services

N

x

x

X

x

Natural resources and agriculture agencies and ministries

G

x

x

x

x

Universities and research institutions

N

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

WMO constituent bodies, co-sponsored programmes & projects

 

 

 

 

 

WMO Commission for Agricultural Meteorology

G

X

 

 

X

WMO Commission for Climatology

G

 

 

 

 

WMO Commission on Hydrology

G

 

 

 

x

World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

G

X

X

X

X

WMO Disaster Risk Reduction Programme

G

 

X

X

X

Regional Climate Centres

R

X

X

X

X

Regional Climate Outlook Forums (RCOF)

R

X

X

X

X

Malaria Outlook Forum MOLOF (Africa)

R

 

 

x

 

Sand & Dust Storm Warning Advisory & Assessment System (SDS-WAS)

 

 

 

X

 

USGCRP- Interagency Crosscutting Group on Climate Change and Human Health (CCHHG)

g

 

 

X

 

Group on Earth Observations GEO Health and Environment

g

 

 

X

 

Community of Practice (COP)

 

 

 

 

 

Earth System Science Partnership ESSP Project: Global Environmental Change and Human Health (GECHH)

 

 

 

X

 

 

Potential Partners at the Global, Regional National Levels

Levels

Agriculture

Disaster RR

Health

Water

United Nations System

 

 

 

 

 

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

GRN

x

x

x

x

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

G

X

 

 

X

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

r

 

X

 

 

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

GRN

 

X

x

 

United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

G

X

X

X

X

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

G

X

X

X

X

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

GRN

X

x

x

x

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

GRN

x

x

x

x

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

GR

X

X

X

X

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

 

 

X

X

 

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR secretariat)

GRN

 

x

x

 

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA)

GRN

X

X

X

X

World Food Programme (WFP)

GRN

x

X

 

 

World Health Organization (WHO)

GRN

 

X

x

 

WHO Regional Committees for Africa, Americas, Europe, South Asia, Western Pacific, and Mediterranean

r

 

 

x

 

United Nations Water

GRN

 

x

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other inter-governmental and international financial institutions

 

 

 

 

 

African Development Bank (ADB)

r

 

 

x

 

African Union (AU)

r

 

 

 

 

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

r

 

x

x

 

Applied Geoscience and Technology Division of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SOPAC)

r

 

x

 

 

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

r

 

 

x

 

Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF)

R

 

X

 

 

Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC)

R

 

X

 

 

Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)

R

 

X

 

 

Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA)

RN

 

X

 

 

Caribbean Meteorological Organization (of CARICOM)

R

 

X

 

 

Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)

r

 

 

X

 

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

r

 

 

x

 

Eastern Caribbean Donor Group

 

 

X

 

 

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

r

 

x

x

 

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

r

 

 

x

 

Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)

Gr

 

x

 

 

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

g

 

 

x

 

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

RN

X

X

 

X

Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

R

 

 

x

 

Organization of American States (OAS)

R

 

X

 

 

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

R

 

X

 

 

Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)

R

X

 

 

X

World Bank

GRN

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Non-Governmental Organizations and Networks

 

 

 

 

 

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

GRN

X

 

 

X

Doctors Without Borders

 

 

 

X

 

Famine Early Warning System (FEWS-NET)

G

X

X

X

 

GAVI Alliance

g

 

 

x

 

Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR)

g

 

x

 

 

Global Outbreak Alert Response Network (GOARN)

G

 

 

X

 

Global Water Partnership (GWP)

G

 

 

 

x

Health and Climate Foundation

G

 

 

X

 

International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering (IAHR)

 

 

 

 

X

International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS)

g

 

 

 

X

International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID)

g

 

 

 

X

International Network of Basin Organizations

g

 

 

 

X

International Union for the Conservation of Nature

 

 

 

 

X

Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

G

 

 

X

 

Research and Training in Tropical Diseases(TDR)

 

 

 

X

 

Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network (TEPHINET)

g

 

 

x

 

Water and Development Information for Arid Lands: A Global Network (G-WADI)

 

 

 

 

x

World Water Council

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic and research institutions

 

 

 

 

 

AquaFed

G

 

 

 

X

Human Health Adaptation Research Network, Australian National University

rn

 

 

x

 

International Research Institute for Climate and Society at Columbia University

RN

 

x

x

 

Global Environmental Change and Human Health (GECHH)

Rn

 

 

x

 

United Nations University (UNU)

Rn

 

X

x

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

The private sector

 

 

 

 

 

Insurance and reinsurance providers

Gn

X

 

X

 

International Association of Agricultural Economists

G

x

 

 

x

International Water Association

G

 

 

 

X

Media: newspaper, television, radio, social networks

GN

x

x

x

x

Professional associations

GRN

x

x

x

x

Telecommunications providers

GrN

x

x

x

x

World Federation of Public Health Associations

G

 

 

X