Grassroots and CSOs to hold workshops for a People’s Protocol on Climate Change [ This is in recognition that the failed in offering a sustainable solution to climate change and does not allow sufficient voice from the marginalized sectors- who are the most affected by climate change. In the new round of negotiations at the Framework Convention on Climate Change, people will be declaring their aspirations and demands for consideration and inclusion in the upcoming post 2012 climate change road map through the People’s Protocol on Climate Change, which above everything else, pushes for a sustainable economic framework and the people’s sovereignty on natural resources. Led by IBON Foundation Inc, the International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID), Aid/Watch and the International League of People’s Struggles- (AGRA, FMN, PERPENI, GRI, INDIES), people will be gathering in Sumber Klampok, which is a four-hour drive from BICC, to discuss the draft People’s Declaration on Climate Change prepared by social movements during a Natural Resources Conference in . From the workshops, the people will draw up and adopt a People’s Protocol on Climate Change. A similar series of workshops was already held in and other key cities in Indonesia. The People’s Protocol on Climate Change will be widely circulated starting on the evening of December 6. The People’s Protocol on Climate Change will be endorsed at a nationally coordinated people’s actions in 14 cities in Java, , Sulawesi and Kalimantan on December 10th, International Human Rights day. People from all over the world are also encouraged to adopt the People’s Protocol through sign-ons and other campaign actions. The endorsed People’s Protocol on Climate Change will be submitted to UNFCCC. ## For more details, please get in touch with me (Ava Danlog) at , mobile number +6281337948071 and +639178541440. You may also get in touch with Syamsul Ardiansyah (mobile +6281315912363) and Don Marut (+62 21 79196721-22). -- Ava Fuertes Danlog Water for the People Network <www.w4pn.org> Asia Pacific Research Network <www.aprnet.org> IBON Foundation Inc. <www.ibon.org> TeL: +63 (2) 927-7060 to 62 local 205 Telefax: +63 (2) 4251387 Email: 114 IBON Center Timog Avenue,]- The same time that dignitaries from over 180 countries are convening inside the fully air-conditioned Bali International Convention Center (BICC) to design the roadmap to climate change, people from the grassroots and civil society are also gathering in a forest conservation area to come up with their very own roadmap towards a stable climate.
Grassroots and CSOs to hold workshops for a People’s Protocol on
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