INFORSE East Africa is involved in an advocacy project with objectives to contribute to strengthen the pro-poor focus and climate change ambitions in the implementation of the Paris Agreement in East Africa. As a result it is aimed that Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDSs) and National Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania are incorporating civil society viewpoints and recommendation.
Brief overview of Project activities in February 2017 – June 2018:
- Mapping the current situation on NDCs, LEDSs, nationally and regionally
- National inceptions including national launches, strengthening of involved CSO networks and inviting other stakeholders.
- National and regional knowledge sharing / capacity building CSO workshops
- Development of climate strategy recommendations based on practical cases
- Dialogues, meetings and communications with national officials in charge of climate and development including of NDCs and LEDS
- Regional climate policy briefs and participation in regional workshops/gatherings/ conferences and meetings with regional institutions and their officials
- Participation in climate negotiations in Bonn and COP23 (primarily to follow negotiations on NDCs, LEDSs, GCF).
- In addition, participation in relevant climate financing events. International policy briefs and one issue of Sustainable Energy News Communication with like-minded CSO networks including sharing experiences and lessons learned with INFORSE West Africa.
The project is financed
by The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the CISU Fund for Climate
TaTEDO, Tanzania / INFORSE-East Africa Coordinator:
Suswatch Kenya: www.suswatchkenya.org
Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD): www.ugandacoalition.or.ug