The Kenya Climate Change Working Group was formed in February 2009 and finally registered in February 2011 as an association under the Kenyan Law (Association Act), The Kenya Climate Change Working Group is a national network of Civil Society organisations uniting voices and action on climate change. We envision a people free from the vulnerabilities due to climate change and empowered enough to engage in their livelihoods’ improvement within the changing climate. Our mission is to participate and lead in the development and implementation of climate change sensitive policies, projects and activities to minimize the vulnerability of peoples due to climate change.
READVERTISEMENT - RECRUITMENT OF THE ACCESS COALITION REGIONAL COORDINATING ORGANIZATION (RCO) FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA REGION
The project aims to build the capacity of members of ACCESS in the Southern Region to advocate for energy access. It will support the coordinating organization in carrying out informed advocacy, and in engagement with policy and decision-makers and other relevant stakeholders like civil society organizations, development finance institutions and the private sector. Through this project to be undertaken in Zambia and the wider southern Africa region, we shall accelerate delivery of SDG7 (ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030). Closing Date: 2nd February 2021 Read More in the TORs
Consultancy to develop a Communication and Visibility Strategy for KCCWG
Project Title: Strengthening KCCWG's Institutional systems towards effective Climate change Advocacy at all levels. With the support of USAID, KCCWG is seeking the services of a consultant to develop, in close consultation with KCCWG, 5 year communication and visibility strategy, and its implementation and management plan with a more detailed focus on the next 2 years. The overall objective of this communication strategy is to raise awareness on KCCWG's interventions for impact, increase her visibility and promote effective engagement with stakeholders, in order to have a greater impact on climate change related policy making at all levels. Qualified candidates are requested to send their applications not exceeding 12 pages via e-mail to the KCCWG not later than 22nd December 2020 Read More in the TORs
Consultancy to develop a Strategic Plan and Advocacy Strategy for KCCWG
Project Title: Strengthening KCCWG's Institutional systems towards effective Climate change Advocacy at all levels. The USAID funded project seeks to enhance the Capacity of KCCWG to effectively support Kenyan CSOs to participate meaningfully in the National and International climate change policy engagements while influencing development of climate change sensitive policies at National and County levels. Applications to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org latest by 30th November 2020 Midnight EAT. Read More in the TORs
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Climate Change and Energy Access CSOs Steer Petition Against Kenya's Finance Bill 2020
ACCESS Coalition partners in the country led by the Kenya Climate Change Working Group (KCCWG) championed against the introduction of VAT- currently rated at 14 per cent, on clean cooking and solar products. The stakeholders voiced a concern that such a move will erode the numerous gains that have been made towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal seven (SDG7) in Kenya. The consortium partners included Hivos East Africa, Clean Cooking Association of Kenya, Green Africa Foundation, Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD), SUSWATCH, WWF-Kenya, and Sustainable Energy Access Forum- Kenya (SEAF-K).
Sub-County Consultation Forum on the draft Renewable Energy Policy for Kajiado County
Training of University Environmental Students on Climate Change & Low Carbon Development Pathways
Join us on Wednesday, 19th August 2020 8:45 am - 12:00 noon for the webinar/Virtual Training of University Environmental Students on Climate Change & Low Carbon Development Pathways; Streaming Live. Moderated by Joe Ageyo (Editorial Director - Citizen TV). Panelists: Lawrence Rapando (Sustain Environment Foundation & Founder KIUESA), Dr. Collince Odote (Director - Centre for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and Policy - UoN), Abigael Kima (Power Shift Africa/Green Generation Initiative), Irene Mwaura (Project Officer - Energy and Climate Change WWF-K), Elizabeth Wathuti (Environmentalist & Climate Activist), Zainab Wandati (Science and Technology Editor - NTV) and Hon. Martin Ogindo (Former MP - Rangwe Constituency/ Enironmental Conservation Enthusiast). Contact: email@example.com. We will be streaming live from the Kenya Climate Change Working Group (KCCWG) Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKnJvl2T8bQ
Gender Workshop on Strengthening the Capacity on Gender Responsive Climate Change Policy Making
Join us Monday, August 10, 2020 | 8:45 am - 12:00 noon EAT, for the Gender Workshop on Strengthening the Capacity of Women, Vulnerable Groups and Youth on Gender Responsive Climate Change Policy Making. Panelists: Hon. Edith Nyenze - MP Kitui West, Hon. Charity Kathambi - MP Njoro, Fatuma Hussein - UNDP/NDC Support Program, Josphat Ireri - Gender Expert - Min. of Youth and Public Service/State Dept. of Gender, Jackline Makokha - Min. of Youth and Public Service/State Dept. of Gender, Maimuna Kabatesi - Project Manager Hivos. We will be streaming live from the Kenya Climate Change Working Group (KCCWG) Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRMS_3IlVbQ
CSOs in clean energy sector wants a proposal to introduce a tax on solar and cookstoves products in Kenya be dropped at least for the time being.Continue reading
The Sustainable Energy Access Forum Kenya (SEAF-K) is a forum bringing together energy sector players in Kenya with the aim of enhancing multi-stakeholder engagement to address the various challenges encountered in the sector. SEAF-K is brought around a common belief that once sustainable energy solutions are provided with a joint thrust through sufficient policy, financial, technological and institutional support frameworks, Kenya can secure a sustainable pathway towards access to modern energy services for all.
The program is built on co-operation with and capacity strengthening of national CSOs to effectively advocate in favour of green and inclusive policies. The objective of the five-year program is to help transition the energy systems in East Africa to one that is green and inclusive and which meets the energy needs of men and women for their daily activities, livelihoods, creates economic opportunities and growth whilst mitigating climate change.
The Africa adaptation initiative project aims at Enhancing the Role of Civil Society in Climate Change Adaptation in Kenya .The project is expected to contribute towards providing an enabling environment for the mainstreaming of climate adaptation in the country. Through the project, WWF-K will work with Kenya Climate Change Working Group (KCCWG), to influence policy at the national level by building her capacity on climate adaptation, and supporting her in CCA lobbying and advocacy including production and dissemination of CCA materials.