Wednesday, 3rd November 2021- URBAN ECOSYSTEMS

Transformation of South Asian Cities to Climate Friendliness and Social Justice Wednesday, November 3rd | 14:00 – 15:00 GMT (15:00 – 16:00 CET) | Virtual German Pavilion | live stream online – register via Moderator Rixa Schwarz, Germanwatch e.V. Speakers Anumita Roy Chowdhury, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) MD Shamsuddoha, Center for Participatory Research and […]

10th November 2021-MIGRATION

Climate Induced Migration in South Asia – Impact of Loss and Damage Migration has been a historic, beneficial and important feature of all communities across South Asia. However, when migration is forced and migrants are asset-less, they are often seen as ‘encroachers’ or ‘outsiders’, then it’s a matter of humanitarian crisis. Of late, climate change […]

8th November 2021- ENERGY TRANSITION

Energy Transition – Defining Equity and Justice for communities Energy transition is at the doorstep, but this is also a chance to create opportunities for all in terms of livelihoods and equitable energy access. The event will make an attempt to define equity and justice in Energy Transition for communities at the forefront. Speakers Sanjay […]


Panel Discussion onProtecting Urban Poor through Resilience Practices Wednesday 3rd November 202118:30—19:45 GMT | Skomer (Multimedia Studio 2)Background Note: Climate Action Network South Asia and Misereor worked together to understand the impacts of climate change on urban poor in India. In a study followed by series of discussions with experts and practitioners, we closely examined […]

South Asia must sidestep lack of climate progress revealed in latest Production Gap Report

20 OCTOBER 2021 – A phase out of fossil fuels and accelerated uptake of renewable energy is critical to meet Paris goals and ensure both clean energy and energy security across South Asia […]

Roadmap to a framework for the protection of Climate Migrants

Download Here The world is a dangerous place at current levels of warming. Climate vulnerable communities, especially in the Global South, are suffering from these impacts and paying a heavy price through loss of their livelihoods and homes. Many among them become displaced and are forced to migrate, including across national borders. With the possibility […]

Addressing Climate Change Induced Displacement and Migration in Bangladesh

Download Here The impacts of climate change are causing a rise in displacement and, migration globally. This has become one of the key development challenges for countries particularly those vulnerable to climate change impacts. A staggering number of people are displaced or forced to migrate for survival due to climatic events such as drought, river […]

Climate migrants pushed to the brink

Download Here The world is facing an unprecedented climate emergency. Climate change is impacting the world’s poor adversely, destroying livelihoods and rendering them homeless. People are being displaced and are being forced to move out of their homes. This is the situation when average temperatures have already increased by 1.1°C in 2019, compared to preindustrial […]

CAN South Asia Quarterly Newsletter July-Sept 2021

Hello Friends,  We are delighted to bring back the newsletter after a one year hiatus. Despite the lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and amid fears of an imminent third wave, the last quarter has been quite eventful. The Covid-19 pandemic is still not completely behind us, and makes us take the necessary precautions to stay […]

Dhulikhel in Nepal is first city in Global South to endorse the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Kathmandu – The small town of Dhulikhel, located on the Eastern rim of Kathmandu Valley of Nepal, endorsed the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty today, becoming the first city in Global South and South Asia to do so […]

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