It is broadly recognized that the impacts of climate change will have disproportionate impacts on some members of communities and societies, and gender is one factor that influences vulnerability to climate change. As countries advance their NAP processes, the integration of gender considerations becomes increasingly important.

The Government of Uganda is assessing climate risks and supporting the integration of climate change adaptation into water resources management at the national, sectoral and district levels, including at the catchment level.

This is the first in a series of briefs focusing on alignment of country efforts under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. This initial brief provides an introduction to the concept of alignment as it relates to these policy processes.