|CARE strengthens climate work through networks and alliances|
CARE engaged in climate change networks and alliances around the world, working to strengthen global efforts for awareness raising and policy engagement.
The Accra Caucus for Forests and Climate Change: A coalition of approximately 40 civil society and indigenous peoples' organizations from the Global North and South, including CARE, which have followed the negotiations at the UNFCCC since 2008. www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/Accra_Caucus
AdMit Consotium - CARE is part of a consotium of organizations who will run AdMit ona pilot basis to enable the development of a standard based on practical projects in developing countries. AdMit is a new alternative to carbon offsetting that aims to address many of the doubts about and weaknesses of voluntary carbon trading. AdMit will guarantee a payment directly from polluters to some of the world's poorest communities that are most vulnerable to climate change. More AdMit information
The Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance - ACCRA aims to increase governments' and development actors' use of evidence in designing and implementing both humanitarian and development interventions that increase poor and vulnerable communities capacity to adapt to climate hazards, variability and change. The programme will bring together good practice from Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Sustainable Livelihoods and Social Protection programming to better understand how programmes and policies can support communities' and individuals' capacity to adapt to climate change. More ACCRA information. // http://community.eldis.org/.59d66929/
The Climate Action Network - CARE is part of this worldwide network of roughly 500 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. www.climatenetwork.org.
Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance - CCBA is a unique partnership among research institutions, corporations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Members founded the CCBA and contributed to the development of the CCB standards. www.climate-standards.org.
Ecosystems and Livelihoods Adaptation Network (ELAN) - CARE is a member of ELAN, which aims to build poor and marginalized people's resilience to the impacts of climate change by promoting sound ecosystem management within an integrated approach to adaptation policy and practice. www.elanadapt.net.
Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA): The primary goal of GGCA is to ensure that climate change policies, decisionmaking, and initiatives at the global, regional, and national levels are gender responsive. GGCA membership includes more than 50 UN agencies and civil society organizations, including CARE. www.gender-climate.org
The UN Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Task Force on Climate Change: The Task Force serves as a forum to facilitate collaboration between members, especially with regards to engagement in international policymaking processes. www.humanitarianinfo.org/iasc.
Southern Voices supports 11 national networks, six regional and three thematic networks. It aims to ensure that the selected civil society organisations and networks – through south-south and north-south alliances – increase their capacity for carrying out advocacy and policy monitoring activities, and for raising public awareness. This will help promote environmental integrity and sustainable development that benefits poor and vulnerable people. www.climatecapacity.org .
Working Group on Develo pment and Climate Change - Up in Smoke coalition: Members are a diverse group of development and environment organizations who believe solving poverty and tackling climate change are intimately linked and equally vital, not either/or. www.upinsmokecoalition.org.
Canadian Coalition on Climate Change and Development - CARE Canada is a member of C4D, a group of development, humanitarian and environmental organizations that joined together to share knowledge, collaborate and take concerted action to address climate change. Reports: http://climate.pembina.org/pub/1544 and Making national adaptation plans work for the poor.
InterAction - CARE USA is engaged with other members who recognize that climate change is a global reality that has, and will increasingly have, multiple impacts on the work done by humanitarian and development communities. www.interaction.org.
The 92-group - CARE Denmark is part of the coalition of 22 Danish organizations, who all share an interest in and commitment towards sustainable development. www.92grp.dk.
The NGO platform for Climate Justice - CARE Austria is a member of the platform, which convenes 18 major NGOs from the environment, development and humanitarian sector.
Working Group on Climate Change - CARE Vietnam is a member of CCWG, which seeks to contribute to reducing the vulnerability of poor people in Vietnam to the impacts of climate change through NGO coordination, advocacy and capacity building for environmentally and economically sustainable and socially just responses to climate change. www.ngocentre.org.vn/node/5457.
World Wide Views on Global Warming - CARE Egypt and CARE Malawi are members of WWViews, which strives to engage citizens and bring forward their views through citizen consultations in 46 countries all over the world. www.wwviews.org.
CARE/WWF Climate Advocacy Partnership - WWF and CARE USA have united to communicate how to tackle climate change to reduce its impact on the world’s poorest and most vulnerable populations while enabling them to adapt to new climate conditions. The organisations recognize that without properly addressing climate change, we threaten to undermine decades of development and conservation progress, render current resources and activities ineffective and leave people in extreme poverty. The following briefs outline CARE & WWF’s joint recommendations for responsible U.S. climate change policies: WWF/CARE Advocacy Partnership / Adaptation / REDD / Finance / Food Security