- 29/11/2011: "Southern voices on climate policy choices" - an analysis of and lessons learned from civil society advocacy on climate change.
"...the energy, creativity and passion shown by networks in the South to date is clear from this report. Southern civil society networks need our support and commendation for achievements to date."
- Saleemul Huq, International Center on Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), Bangladesh
The report provides an anlaysis of the tools and tactics advocacy groups use to influence policy responces on climate change at international, regional, national and sub-national levels. More that 20 networks in the Southern Voices programme - and their member organisations - have contributed with their experiences of advocacy on climate change from a wide range of countries - including many of the poorest countries - in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific. The advocacy activities primarily target national governments, but also international and regional processes, donors and the private sector.
The report has been edited by Hannah Reid, consulting researcher with the International Institute of Environment and Development, IIED, and a team of Southern NGO Experts.
The full report is available for downloadand you can also find summaries in English, French and Spanish.
You can also see the webcasted press launch of the report in Bonn on 21st may 2012, and read the press release. Since the release, the report has found it's way into several newsmedias, a few of them being Reuters and Ghana Business News and AfriqueJet.
For a one-page overview of the report, please go to our flyer.