The presentation of the 16 Local Adaptation approved projects of the Small Grant Scheme #3 will be made using video, with the promoters of the projects watching from a distance.
Of the 16 projects supported, 8 aim at the elaboration of adaptation strategies and adaptation plans at the local scale, as well as the integration of adaptation measures and actions in municipal and inter-municipal territorial management plans and sectoral policy instruments at the local scale.
The remaining 8 projects aim to operationalize Climate Change Adaptation Strategies and Plans through the implementation of adaptation measures provided for in these instruments, applicable to its respective territories, and must be aligned with the vulnerabilities and measures identified in the Adaptation Action Program to Climate Change (P-3AC).
The session will be attended by the Minister of the Environment and Climate Action, João Pedro Matos Fernandes, the Secretary of State for Planning, Ricardo Pinheiro and the Norwegian Ambassador to Portugal, Tove Bruvik Westberg.
The Secretary General for Environment and Climate Action, Alexandra Carvalho, will present the Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy Programme, financed by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism - EEA Grants 2014 –2021.
The event will begin at 9:45 am at the premises of the Secretary General for the Environment.