Climate change affects, and is affected by, all economic and social sectors. The UN system supports a wide variety of national efforts to reduce GHG emissions and adapt to climate change.
While UN agencies and programmes pursue many activities within their own mandates, increasingly they combine their respective expertise to support cross-cutting initiatives.
These joint efforts are also increasingly underpinned by the ability of Governments and UN organizations to leverage the new international climate institutions launched under UNFCCC. These