National climate vulnerability assessment reports have been developed during the project South East European Forum on Climate Change Adaptation in all four member countries: Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. They are country-wide assessments which provide an overview of the impacts of climate change in the most vulnerable sectors, possible knowledge gaps and adaptation capacities to negative impacts of climate change. Furthermore, they pinpoint possibilities for cross-border action, taking into account existing national and regional initiatives and documents.
Priority areas defined in all four countries were health, energy and agriculture, with the situation in tourism analysed in Croatia, water and forestry in Macedonia and water in Montenegro and Serbia. The authors of the studies consulted with the respective network members, representatives of other relevant institutions and experts. These national climate vulnerability assessments raise awareness among civil society organizations and public stakeholders and will be used primarily as background documents for policy dialogue.
Moreover, the results of the reports are the base from which joint action plans were developed in our regional conferences to find concrete actions to be taken in the identified priority areas.
The recommendations of these reports foster and guide the work on climate change adaptation. Their results are also integrated in the regional synthesis climate vulnerability assessment report, published in June this year.
Please see the section below to read or download the reports.