Asia presented the Eco-Village Development Project at the UN
Climate Conference in Bonn,on June 10, 2015.
The INFORSE network
is represented at the SBI 42 by several members including:
All India Women Conference (AIWC), India: Raj Kalyani
Center for Rural Technology, Nepal: Niraj Shrestha
VedvarendeEnergi/SustainableEnergy, Denmark: Gunnar Boye Olesen, Judit Szoleczky
Danish International Settlement Service (DIB), Denmark: Lykke Valentin Kristiansen
Center for Alternative Technology (CAT), UK: Paul Allen, Philip James
Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy, Denmark
On the photo (from left to right): Gunnar Boye Olesen, Lykke Valentin
Raj Kalyani, Paul allen, Niraj Shrestha.
INFORSE and CANSA
joined forces organising the Side Event presenting the EVD project's
concept and the first Policy Brief.
On the photo preparatory
working group (from
left to right):
INFORSE South Asia - Side Event in Bonn:
Title: Rural Development with Low Carbon, Eco-Village
Solutions in South Asia
Date: 10 June, 2015
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Room: Bonn I
Sustainable development solutions
in South Asian villages focusing on improved rural energy technologies
that support better living standards and livelihoods without
affecting climate parameters. This Eco-Village Development
Concept is being researched and implemented with community
Ugan Manandhar, WWF Nepal
Speakers and Panel:
- Anoop Poonia, CANSA: Introducing the Eco-Village Development (EVD) Concept (slides,
pdf 0.6 MB)
- Successes of Grameen Shakti in Bangladesh (slides,
pdf 0.6 MB)
- Kalyani Raj, All India Women Conference (AIWC), India: Successes with Local
Solutions (slides, pdf 2.2 MB)
- Niraj Shrestha, Centre for Rural Technology (CRT), Nepal: Local Solutions
and Adaptation in Reconstruction after the Earthquake (slides,
pdf 3.1 MB)
- Vositha Wijenayake, CANSA: Local Successes and Policy in Sri Lanka (slides,
pdf 0.3 MB)
- Sanjay Vashist, CANSA: Promotion of local development with EVD
solutions in connection with national climate actions and international climate
pdf 0.4 MB)
- Gunnar Boye Olesen, International Network for Sustainable Energy (INFORSE): The Position
Brief (4-pages) presented.
June 10, 2015 - Leaflet (1 page, pdf, 232 kB)
The Side Event is organised by INFORSE together with the members:
CRT in Nepal, IDEA in Sri Lanka, INSEDA & AIWC & WAFD in India,
Shakti in Bangladesh, DIB Denmark, and
in cooperation with CAN-South Asia.
- INFORSE-South Asia and the NGO Advocacy EVD
Project behind the Side Event at INFORSE-Asia.
- Policy Brief (June 10, 2014): "Eco-village Development as Climate Solution" (4-page
pdf, 0.2 MB)
Events organised by INFORSE members:
Getting Ready for Zero; - An overview of who is working
on zero carbon modelling & tool kits & Next
4 June, 2015
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
The organising INFORSE members:
Folkecenter for Renewable Energy (Denmark),
SusainableEnergy (Denmark), Center for Alternative Technology (UK)
Raad more: INFORSE's side event at UN Climate Conferece in Bonn, June 2015
Title: Women’s Perspectives on Just Climate Policy: COP21 and Beyond
Date: June 4,
Room: Bonn I
INFORSE members: Life e.V. (coorganiser) and AIWC Gender & Women
Constituency Focal Point
Read more: on the website of WEDO and
and Women Group
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A group of people expressed their wish that the Climate negotiation should"Speed
dices from cups to the floor.
NGO consultative status to UNFCCC since 2002 and ECOSOC since
Read INFORSE's participation on UN event: INFORSE
- UN link.
As observer, INFORSE has been involved among others:
21 in Paris, France, 2015
Conference in Bonn, Germany, June 2015
* * Link
to Side Event on Eco-Village Development in South Asia
* COP 20 in
19 in Warsaw, Poland, 2013
18 in Doha, Qatar, 2012
* COP 17 in Durban,
South Africa, 2011
* COP 16 in Cancun,
* COP 15 in Copenhagen
14 in Poznan, Poland 2008.
- The Rio Process including Rio+20
in 2012 as well as WSSD Johannesburg in 2002, RE
Conference in Bonn'04, and BIREC
- UNCSD Process:
CSD 9, 14 & 15.
UNFCCC archive site of Side Events.