INFORSE continued to participate in the "Southern
Programme to increase the capacity of NGOs to work on climate
Program's Phase 2 (2012-2014) was the continuation of the Phase 1 (2011-2012).
Africa was involved with the regional coordinators. In Western Africa
the activities were coordinated by Djiminingue Nanaste, ENDA, Senegal
Folkecenter. In East Africa the activities were coordinated by Timothy
Byakola, Climate Development
INFORSE used the
- Increase the
networking among NGOs that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency
for access to energy. This
is important for
introduction of sustainable and affordable
access to energy for all. The networking shall help increasing
the knowledge as well as the advocacy capacity of the NGOs to promote
the sustainable energy solutions. If you want to be involved
in the INFORSE contact list and/or network, please
- Collect and coordinate
NGO positions on climate mitigation and how African people and countries
can participate while reducing poverty
- 4-18 June 2013: " Environmental
Pact" by the Civil Society in Mali Launched in a Forum oranised
by the Ministry. It was drafted Mali-Folkecenter in collaboration with
the Malian Civil Society Network on Climate Change since 2012.
- 17-21 April 2013: "Declaration of Conakry" from the Réseau
Climat Développement Annual Meeting, Conakry, Guinea. 20 participants
from 17 countries,
including INFORSE members like ENDA and Mali Folkecenter.
- Organise regional
meetings of INFORSE members.
Regional NGO Meeting and INFORSE-West Africa Regional Meeting in Togo.
April 2013: Regional NGO Meeting INFORSE-West
Africa Regional Meeting in
October 2013: Regional Meeting
in East Africa on NGO capacity building in Kenya.
- Organise national
activities in selected countries.
- 6 February 2013: Workshop on Sustainable Biofuels in Mali organised by Mali
- 20-21 February, 2013: Capacity building and Inception meeting of the
project on Vulnerability Assessment and Integration of Climate Change into Local
Development Plans of
in Dakar and Fatick in Senegal.
cases with good practices in promoting renewable energy and energy
for increased energy access, both cases on policy
and cases on actual better access to energy. The cases will
be used for inspiration of NGOs as well as for advocating better
conditions for the increased use sustainable energy
to increase access to energy.
See Publications Energy
Access and Climate Protection Cases (Updated in December
2014) and Energy
Access Cases (2012).
Update of Publication: "Combining
Energy Access and Climate Protection"
4 June 2014, Bonn, Germany
Launch of Publication
at Bonn, UN Climate COP Pre-Conference
- How energy can be provided
with sustainable energy, reducing emissions and
increasing well being", Cases in Asia
Africa. Compiled by the INFORSE members.
-18 November 2013
Launch of Draft Publication at the
from: Publication (The
full text as pdf is available).
For more Contacts
Coordinators and Focal Points.
The Programme was
made by a consortium of five Danish NGOs, Climate Action Network
and IIED. It is coordinated
by CARE Denmark and funded by the Danish International
Development Agency (DANIDA). INFORSE activities also include INFORSE-Africa,
INFORSE-South Asia, INFORSE-Europe, and the Danish INFORSE member "Sustainable
October, 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark
Learning from Southern Voices: How to make advocacy on climate change more effective.
Launch Publication: Climate Change Advocacy Tool
Toolkit 1: Start Here! Introducing Advocacy and the Climate Change Advocacy Toolkits
Toolkit 2: Planning Advocacy
Toolkit 3: Framing the Debate: Messages
Toolkit 4: Strengthening Advocacy Networks
Toolkit 5: Influencing Decision
Toolkit 6: Engaging the Public
Toolkit 7: Engaging the Media
Toolkit 8: Supporting Local Voices
Toolkit 9: Policy Implementation & Finance
- Program: Seminar,
October 30, 2014
- Download Publication from: Climate
Change Advocacy Toolkit
21 May, 2012, Bonn, Germany
New report by the Southern Voices programme, involving INFORSE, Climate Action
Network, CLACC and other networks.
Report "Southern Voices on Climate Policy Choices" Reveals Key
Role for Civil Society in
Press Release: pdf file (21 kB)
Download the Report from the Project's web site: SouthernVoices.net
Read More on the Project:
"Southern Voices on Climate Change" Capacity Building Program
in 2011-14 at
Southern Voices: www.southernvoices.net/en/about/236-english/75-about-previous-phases-2015.html
Activities since 2014:
The Southern Voices project in 2011-14, included networks working on
both adaptation and mitigation activities.
The NGO advocacy cooperation activities continued.
In 2014, 2 new
NGO Advocacy Cooperation projects started, one on adaptation and one
on mitigation, and in 2015 another mitigation project started in South
"Southern Voices on Adaptation" Project in 2014-2016.
The Project is coordinated by CARE Denmark:
"Promoting Pro-Poor Low-Carbon Development
Strategies" Project in 2014-2016.
The Project supports 13 national and 4 regional climate networks.
The Project is coordinated
by the INFORSE member organisation SustainableEnergy (VedvarendeEnergi),
Low Carbon, Pro-Poor Advocacy on Sustainable Eco-Village Development" Project
in South Asia. It is a cooperation with 6 INFORSE members in South Asia
The project is coordinated by DIB in Denmark, which is also
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