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INFORSE at the UNFCCC COP19
United Nations Climate Change Conference
11-22 November, 2013 - Warsaw, Poland

The INFORSE network was active during the COP19. INFORSE had a 2-week exhibition, which was a lively meeting point, and the Side Event gave an opportunity to highlight our NGO views and the launch of a New Publication on energy access and climate. UNFCCC COP19 building
UNFCCC COP19 Civil Society seat UNFCCC COP19 Plenary
INFORSE exhibition at UNFCCC COP19 INFORSE-AIWC-HELIO side event

INFORSE-AIWC-HELIO SIDE EVENT PROCEEDINGS: 18 November, 2013
COP19 INFORSE AIWC HELIO Side Event
Side Event on November 18 (Monday) 16.45-18.15,
Room: Torun, 2nd floor, Zone B3,
Title:
New Solutions of Climate Mitigation in South & North; NGO Voices; Technology Mechanism

Download Program: Side Event INFORSE-HELIO-AIWC Program (pdf file 320 kB).

See also: UNFCCC web site on Side Events

Description: How new technologies can mitigate climate change, and NGO perspectives on the UNFCCC technology mechanism contributions. Launch of INFORSE publication on solutions for development and mitigation. New ZeroCarbonBrittain, Danish transition strategies, Smart energy planning, Women's work in India.
Juliana Daskalov Chair: Juliana Daskalov, Ecosens, Macedonia
HELIO-INFORSE-AIWC Side Event:
Panel 1
INFORSE-AIWC-HELIO side event panel 1
Marysa Labriet HELIO "Achieving Ecodevelopment Through Smart Energy Planning"
by Maryse Labriet, HELIO International
Presentation: (pdf file, 0.7 MB)
Gunnar Boye Olesen Fast European Transition to Sustainable Energy:
"ZeroCarbonBrittain, Danish Sustainable Energy Transition Plans, INFORSE views"
by Gunnar Boye Olesen, VE Denmark/ INFORSE-Europe
Presentation: (pdf file, 0.8 MB)
Raj Kalyani AIWC

Energy and Gender by AIWC:
"Propagating Renewable Technologies for Households, and Income Generation"
by Kalyani Raj, All India Women's Conference (AIWC)
Presentation: (pdf file, 2.1 MB)

Usha Nair AIWC Energy and Gender by AIWC:
"Women and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies"
by Usha Nair, All India Women's Conference (AIWC)
Presentation: (pdf file, 1.1 MB)
INFORSE-AIWC-HELIO Side Event
Panel 2

Launch of INFORSE Publication on Climate Mitigation Solutions for Development
COP19 INFORSE-AIWC-HELIO Side Event panel 2
INFORSE New Publication Combining Energy Access and Climate "Intro to the New Publication"
"Combining Energy Access and Climate Protection"
- How energy can be provided with sustainable energy, reducing emissions and increasing well being"
Cases from Asia and Africa

by Raymond Myles, INSEDA/INFORSE-South Asia
Contents: (pdf file, 68 kB)


Final Version will be Online in January 2014
Raymond Myles INSEDA "Climate Funding for Biogas in India"
by Raymond Myles, INSEDA/INFORSE-South Asia
Presentation (pdf file, 0.7 MB)
Djimingue Nanasta, ENDA "Saving Wood with Improved Bakeries in Senegal"
by Djimingue Nanasta, ENDA/INFORSE-West Africa
Presentation (pdf file, 1.1 MB)
M Diarra, Mali Folkecenter "Jatropha Oil for Local Energy Use in Mali"
by Mahamadou K. Diarra, Mali Folkecenter
Presentation (pdf file, 0.3 MB)
Zareen Myles, WAFD India

"Ecovillage Development: solar, biogas, bamboo, wood"
by Zareen Myles, WAFD, India
Presentation (pdf file, 1.7 MB)

INFORSE-AIWC-HELIO Side Event
Panel 3

Dialogue on Promotion of Climate Technologies for Development
COP19 INFORSE AIWC HELIO Side Event Panel 3
Mark Radka CTCN "Possible Roles of the New UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)"
by Mark Radka, interim director UNFCCC Climate Technology Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Presentation (pdf file, 0.4 MB)
Neth Dano ETC Group Phillippines "NGO view on the development of CTCN"
by Neth Dano, ETC Group, Philippines

Southern Voices on Climate Change - Climate Action Network - Side Event
Souther Voices on Climate Change

Southern Advocacy and Campaign Experiences:
Including the "Southern Voices on Climate Change" Program, where INFORSE South Asia and INFORSE Africa are active.
Organised by CAN-International.

19 November 2013, 11:30-13:00
Place: Room Torun
More: Southern Voices Project
and INFORSE's involvement at
INFORSE-Asia and INFORSE-Africa



Side Events where INFORSE Member's were active
EESC Side Event-Belarus presentation "Civil society engaging in local renewable energy production"
Organised by European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
15 November 2013, 10.30 - 12.30
"Vilnius" room, 
EU Pavilion.
"Projects in field of energy efficiency in Belarus" by Dmitry Burenkin from Centre of Environmental Solutions (CES), Belarus.
Download the presentation from the event's web site: EESC web site.
Read more: ECSE Project presented, where INFORSE-Europe is Coordinator.
COP19 GenderCC SideEvent

Gender at work: points and perspectives toward a gender-responsive and transformative climate policy
19 November, 2013, 18:30 - 20:00
Co-hosted by GenderCC, GGCA, LIFE e.V., UN WOMEN, WEDO


More: GenderCC

COP19 WECF Side Event Climate Finance and Gender Equality: Lessons for Sustainable Development.
19 November, 2013, 20:15 - 21:45
Co-hosted by GGCA | WECF | WEDO
More: WECF
Climate COP19 Women and Gender Caucus Group Women and Gender Caucus held daily meetings during the UNFCCC COP19.

INFORSE Group in Warsaw during COP19
INFORSE Group

On the photo (from left to right):
K. Klimko, Béla Munkácsy, Raymond Myles, Judit Szoleczky, Gunnar Boye Olesen, Zareen Myles, Stan Nitak, Usha Nair, Ursel Beckmann, Juliana Daskalov, Kalyani Raj, M. Diarra, Iskra Stojkovska, Dmitry Burenkin, Djimingue Nanasta, Wojciech Goryl

INFORSE-Europe including:
SustainableEnergy from Denmark; GAP, KISE and PKE from Poland;
EcoAct and Life from Germany; CES and Ecodome from Belarus,
Education Association from Hungary, Ecosens and Front 21/42 from Macedonia,
HELIO from France, Eurosolar from Turkey.

INFORSE-South Asia: AIWC, INSEDA, WAFD, from India

NFORSE-Africa: Mali Folkecenter, ENDA Senegal, JVE Togo and International

COP19 NGO Walk Out INFORSE - PRESS RELEASE:
CLIMATE NEGOTIATIONS MUST GEAR UP:
WE UNDERSTAND WALK-OUT

( pdf file)
SEN 75 for COP19 Sustainable Energy News published for UNFCCC COP19:
Read on INFORSE's views on the Climate COP19, events.
Including articles:
Editorial: "The Big Issues: Climate & Poverty"
Articles including:
- "Climate COP19 - Time for Common Understanding"
- "Women at UNFCCC COP19"
- "INFORSE in Southern Voices on Climate Change" (INFORSE-Africa and INFORSE South Asia))
- "Young Volunteers Active on Energy in Africa" (JVE)
and Women and Energy Activities:
- "Women 'Switch to the Sun' in Eastern Europe" (WECF)
- "Women Solar Entrepreneurs in Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania" (ENERGIA and CARE)
- New Publication: Gender 2001-2012, Article Compilations.

Download SEN 75 (pdf file)
Full pdf file, 4.8 MB, 78 pages, Gender in Sustainable Energy News 2001-2012

Reader: Gender Climate and Energy 2001-2012 Compilation of Articles on Gender in Sustainable Energy News
Read Contents and download from SEN Gender Reader.

 

See INFORSE's Participation at Previous, Present and Following UNFCCC COPs:

- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP22 in Marrakesh, Morocco 2016
- INFORSE at UNFCCC SBI44 PreCOP22 in Bonn, Germany 2016
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 21 in Paris, France, 2015.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC SBI42 Pre-COP 21 in Bonn, Germany 2015
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 20 in Lima, Peru, 2014.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 19 in Warsaw, Poland, 2013.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 18 in Doha, Qatar, 2012.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 17 in Durban, South Africa 2011.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 16 in 2010 in Cancun, Mexico.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 15 in 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
- INFORSE's Position Paper on Climate Change (INFORSE's Position pdf file 99kB) at the start of COP15, 7 December, 2009.
- INFORSE's brief analysis of the outcome of COP15 (INFORSE's Analysis pdf file 64 kB), 21 December, 2009.
- INFORSE at COP14 in 2008 in Poznan, Poland.

See other INFORSE participation at UN Conference