LEDARS (Bangladesh), CANGO (China), HUMANA (Spain) organized a side event entitled “CLIMATE POLICIES & FINANCE FOR ADAPTATION IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH: HOW CAN CSOS PROMOTE THE WAY FORWARD” on 11 November 2022, in the Climate Conference (COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.


Keynote statements have been made by Mr. Mirza Shawkat Ali, Director, Climate Change and International Convention at Department of Environment, Government of Bangladesh. Mr. Paula Cristina Francisco Coelho, Secretary of the State for Environment, Angola. Ms. Cao Ying, Head of the Department of Policy and Regulation Research, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation, China. Panel speakers of the session were, Mr. David Kerkhofs, Programme Coordinator – Climate Change Adaptation & Agriculture Humana People to People, Mr. Sunil Acharya, Regional Policy and Campaigns Coordinator, Oxfam Asia (online), Ms. Khaoula Jaoui, Climate Department Coordinator, the Sahara and Sahel Observatory, Mr. Jayanta Basu, Faculty, Calcutta University, Director, EnGIO, India, Mr. Mohon Kumar Mondal, Executive Director, LEDARS and Mr. Nimacairen, Senior Consultant on Climate Adaptation in Pastoral Areas, Shan Shui Conservation Center, Ms. Wang Xiangyi, Vice Chairperson & Executive Director of China Association for NGO Cooperation. The session had been moderated by ANA RAMOS, from HUMANA.