Climate Change Community of Solution Exchange

What is the Project About

What is the Project About

The project aims to facilitate knowledge sharing and provide opportunities to practitioners to collaborate, network and collate experiences to effectively tackle challenges posed by the adverse impacts of climate change.

What Have We Accomplished So Far

What Have We Accomplished So Far
  • Eight Solution Exchange India communities helped organize online consultations for members/senior advisers of the Planning Commission seeking inputs for the Approach Paper to the 12th Five-Year Plan

  • Facilitated discussions that provided inputs to two guidance notes: 'Strategy for Adaptive Planning and Community Vulnerability Assessment’ and ‘Compendium on Climate Responsive Technologies’

  • Provided inputs to policy discussions through preparation of several knowledge products

  • Conducted Mid-Term Review and prepared Climate Change Situation Analysis report for the United Nations Development Assistance Framework, Climate Change Cluster

  • Provided inputs to the Low-Carbon Lifestyles toolkit published by UNDP/GEF-SGP and Centre for Environment Education as part of the Low-Carbon Campaign of the Commonwealth Games 2010

  • Provided inputs to the Ministry of Science and Technology on the National Mission on Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change and National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem 

  • Involved in regional SAARC Consultation for monitoring the Regional Climate Agenda and review of the Thimpu Climate Declaration

Who Finances It



United Nations Development Programme

Story of Change

Knowledge for Action: United Nations Solution Exchange Receives Global Recognition

Knowledge for Action: United Nations Solution Exchange Receives Global Recognition
The United Nations flagship knowledge management initiative, Solution Exchange has received the eWorld Public Choice Award at the Second eWorld Forum in New Delhi on 15 June. The growing network of over 35,000 members has been recognized in the category of ‘Best Initiative for Localized Application/ Content’.

Event

Launch of the Compendium of Easy (not so easy) Solutions to Address Climate Change Compendium

Launch of the Compendium of Easy (not so easy) Solutions to Address Climate Change Compendium
The Compendium of Easy (not so easy) Solutions to Address Climate Change was launched by Kartikeya Sarabhai, Director, Centre for Environment Education; Mohan L Jain, Trustee and Founder President, India Development Coalition of America; Ramesh K Jalan, Resource Person and Moderator, Climate Change Community, Solution Exchange India, UNDP and Prabhjot Sodhi, Country Program Manager, GEF- SGP-UNDP, Centre for Environment Education during the 11th IDCA International Conference on ‘Inspiring Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship for Poverty  Eradication and Climate Change Mitigation in India’ on 12 January, 2015 in Ahmedabad.

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