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’.

Project Overview
Status:
Ongoing
Project Start Date:
2009
Estimated End Date:
Ongoing
Geographic Coverage:
National-level
Focus Area:
Environment and Energy
MDG:
Goal 1 - Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Goal 7 - Ensure environmental sustainability
Project Officer:
Ramesh Jalan
Highlights
  • Solution Exchange is a unique online knowledge facilitation service of the UN that provides an impartial platform for exchange of information and ideas 
  • The project aims to provide opportunities to practitioners to collaborate to tackle challenges posed by climate change
  • Eight Solution Exchange India communities helped organize online consultations for the Planning Commission members seeking inputs on the Approach Paper to the 12th Five-Year Plan
  • Inputs provided to policy discussions through preparation of several knowledge products
  • Conducted Mid-Term Review and prepared Climate Change Situation Analysis report for UNDAF, Climate Change Cluster
  • Provided inputs to the Low-Carbon Lifestyles toolkit published by UNDP/GEF-SGP and Centre for Environment Education
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