On 27 th October, 2017 Tanzania Civil Society Forum on Climate Change (FORUMCC) jointly with Oxfam and Care International Tanzania organized National CSOs Pre-COP23 Workshop at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. The workshop brought together key stakeholders-government representatives, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Academia, Media People, Youth, Private Sector and, Pastoralist Representatives. The workshop comes before just six days to 23 rd Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC which
will take place in Bonn, German from November 6-17 th , 2017. It will the COP23/CMP13/CMA 1-2; with focus on how to accelerate implementation of the Paris Agreement and its provisions in a wide range of issues including Transparency, adaptation, and emission reduction, provision offinance, capacity building and Technology. Key issues of negotiation and, national position were highlighted by Tanzania lead negotiator
(Mr. Richard Muyungi). Speaking on the National CSOs Pre-COP23 Mr. Muyungi noted on the vital role playing by the platform established jointly by FORUMCC, Care and Oxfam which bring together key stakeholders. “The platform plays a crucial role in sharing knowledge and building capacity in understanding negation process and engagement across level and scale”. He Said. “Climate Change is not only a government concern and am happy to see private sector invited through this platform”. He added.

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FORUMCC is seeking to hire a consultant to carry out a baseline survey on “Accountable Climate Actions and Finance Transparency Initiative (ACATI). ACATI is a 3 years EU funded project seeking to bring CSOs, citizens together to demand climate actions; enhancing collaborative actions with LGAs; and contribute to informed policy decisions that lead to accountability in climate adaption and mitigation. The project will be delivered by a consortium made of co-applicants CSOs-SEMA Singida; 2 LGA’s - Ilala Municipal Council and Singida District Council; and lead applicant FORUMCC.

The main objective of the consultancy work is to collect baseline data, both qualitative and quantitative, which will be used to establish the current situation in relation to the indicators in the ACATI Logframe.

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Millions of people around the world celebrated connection they have with Nature on 5th June, 2017 for World Environmental Day (WED). The celebration remains to be the biggest annual event which takes place every 5th June and brings together communities; government; and key actors to take and put forward affirmative actions of safeguarding our planet from human activities.

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