Enabling Just Energy Transition in South Asia – Challenges and transformational opportunities

Date: Wednesday, 6th December 2023, Dubai Venue: Side Events Room 7, Zone B6 Time: 16:45 hrs – 18:15 hrs (Dubai time) The changing global energy landscape is an opportunity for developing countries to transform and adopt renewable energy. The session on ‘Enabling Just Energy Transition in South Asia’ focused on the challenges, opportunities and strategies available in the […]


Climate-Induced Migrant to Resilient Community

Date: Monday, 4th December 2023, Dubai Venue: Side Events Room no 3, Zone B6 Time: 18:30 hrs – 20:00 hrs (Dubai time)


Urban Climate Policies: The Importance of Subnational Actors

Date: Sunday, 3rd December 2023, Dubai Venue: Side Events Room no 3, Zone B6 Time: 15:00 hrs – 16:30 hrs The objective of this panel discussion is to “To use COP 28 as a political space and opportunity to advance strategies of urban climate policies at International level” Our esteemed panelist are as follows:


Localising Climate Action through Innovative Solutions and Community Participation

Date: Saturday, 2nd December 2023, Dubai Venue: Blue Zone, SE Room-2 Time: 16:45 hrs – 18:15 hrs People and communities on the frontlines of climate change are often the most active and innovative in developing adaptation solutions. Yet, too often, they lack access to the resources and agency needed to implement them effectively. Locally Led Adaptation (LLA) can unlock, […]


National Reports on Climate Change and Urban Resilience in South Asia

Urban Climate Resilience and Development in Pakistan: National Policy Paper SDPI and CANSA Click Here to access Report This report delves into the intricate relationship between urbanization, climate change, and resilience-building in Pakistan, against the backdrop of South Asia’s burgeoning urban population. With Pakistan’s rapid urban growth and the increasing frequency of climate-related disasters, it […]


Tribute to Saleemul Huq

It was with deep sadness that I heard the news of our dear Saleem’s passing last night. Saleem touched us all, inspired us all. He was our family. A giant. Not only was he a renowned academic, scientist, teacher, and mentor, he was also a lifelong activist and embodied all these seamlessly. He always spoke […]


CAN South Asia Quarterly Newsletter for July – September 2023

Dear Friends, At the outset let me congratulate and thank all our members for the success of the 2023 CANSA general assembly and planning meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It was indeed a pleasure to meet in person and collectively shape the network’s future direction to enhance its impact in the region.  Together we set […]


EU-INDIA Climate Cooperation Brief

At their joint summit in May 2020, India and the EU agreed on the “EU-India Strategic Partnership: A Roadmap to 2025”. Climate change and clean energy, as well as the environment more broadly, are a distinct element within that roadmap. Both Parties committed to continue the Clean Energy and Climate Partnership established at the 2016 Summit.


Local Solutions for Climate Adaption Evidences for Policy Making

Date & Time: 4th October 23 & 2.30 PM to 4.00 PM India Time The webinar is being jointly organized by CANSA and partners of the Eco Village Development project – INFORSE South Asia, Grameen Shakti in Bangladesh, Center for Rural Technology in Nepal, IDEA in Sri Lanka, and INSEDA in India. The project is […]


Civil Society Reactions to UN Climate Ambition Summit

20 September 2023: Several leaders made compelling statements at the UN Climate Ambition Summit today in New York. Leaders from Chile, Colombia and the Governor of California called out fossil fuels as the main cause of the climate crisis but some of the worst polluters- and among the richest countries – were conspicuous by their absence. […]


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