Upcoming Events and Key Moments of 2019

April 08 – 12 April : NAP Expo 09-11 April :  9th Meeting of WIM Executive Committee May 13-17 May : Global Platform on DRR June 15-16 June : G20 Energy Ministerial 17-28 June : SB50 28-29 June: G20 Summit September 02-06 September : Regional Climate Week Asia 24-25 September : UN SDG Summit November […]

Localizing 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. […]

Global Fight to End Fossil Fuels!

#EndFossilFuels  #FastFairForever Fossil Fuels are driving the climate crisis and endangering our present and future. Our political leaders are refusing to commit to serious actions towards a fast and fair phase out of fossil fuels alongside plans to scale up sustainable and safe renewables backed by real finance. Responsibility lies with rich nation historical polluters […]

Asia-wide protests kick off historic climate marches
More than 20K join protests across Asia to end fossil fuels

650 mobilizations against fossil fuels are planned around the world,expected to draw millions between September 15-17 More than twenty thousand people took to the streets today in 10 Asian countries to demand a rapid, just and equitable end to fossil fuels. The Asian mobilizations kicked off historic climate marches happening around the world this week. […]

Youth – Led Transition To A Climate Resilient Development 

The LCOY India team organized array of workshops, technical sessions, and interactive experiences along with a field trip to communities and sectors affected by climate change, followed by an open forum where partners, youth-led initiatives, and national/regional campaigns can share their perspectives.The conference’s final phase will spotlight Kerala’s local-level climate governance model, leading into discussions on vital climate issues. These deliberations will culminate in the […]

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