Call for Nomination of Experts


Nigeria has been invited by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to nominate Experts to participate in the Scoping Meeting for the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Cities.

Participants in the Scoping Meeting should have expertise in the following areas:

Biophysical (expertise examples include urban meteorology and climatology, urban meteorological/energy/water/carbon/air quality modelling and observational monitoring, urban carbon cycle, urban hydrology, urban biodiversity, land-atmosphere interactions);

Impacts and Risks, including (i) Economic and Non-economic Losses and Damages and (ii) Compounding and Cascading Aspects (expertise examples include statistical climatology, detection and attribution of climate extremes, heat islands and urban overheating, air pollution, inland and coastal flooding, critical infrastructure including power, digital communication and transport, water/energy/food/health nexus, food security, health, supply chain, vulnerability, losses and damages, risk management, disaster risk reduction, risk modelling);

Sectoral Development, Adaptation, Mitigation and Responses to Losses and Damages (expertise examples include built environment, urban planning, building design and materials, tourism, urbanization trends, informal settlements, migration and urban poverty, water management, energy systems, infrastructure, ecosystems and biodiversity, nature-based solutions/ecosystem-based adaptation, livelihood and communities perspectives issues, urban scenarios/pathways transportation systems and mobility services, industry, urban agriculture and food production, waste management, climate services and early warning systems, environmental psychology);

Energy and Emissions (expertise examples include emission inventory, urban and embodied emissions, urban energy demand and services, energy mix, urban energy management, power grid layout, standards and regulations, carbon accounting, urban carbon sequestration, renewable energy, life cycle assessment); Governance, Policy, Institutions, Planning and Finance (expertise examples include typology of cities and decision frameworks, urban planning, architecture, smart cities, mitigation/adaptation policies, energy security, water security and sanitation, barriers and enabling conditions for urban climate finance, insurance, livable cities, role of normative principles in governance, science, technology and innovation for sustainable cities, articulation between local and national development priorities, climate-resilient development in cities, Sustainable Development Goals, environmental, social and governance reporting);

Civil Society (expertise examples include social coherence, justice, equity, ethics, gender, intersectionality science, decision making, science/policy interaction, communication, digital/cyber security, indigenous knowledge systems, diversity of urban stakeholders involved in climate responses, city networks/alliances, environmental advocacy).

Consequently, you are kindly  requested to submit your CV (Maximum 4 pages) clearly indicating your field of expertise and send to the National Council on Climate Change through: (cc: (cc:

on or before the 10th of November,2023.