Training of Stake holders, farmers groups and partners on climate crisis and sustainable development issues

Training of Stake holders, farmers groups and partners on climate crisis and sustainable development issues

Climate Crisis, Sustainable Development
Jaipur. PAIRVI was invited to provide an update on global regional and national developments on climate change and sustainable development issues. The meeting was organized by CECOEDECON on the occasion of its Annual day, where more than 150 farmers, women farmers (federations), partners and other stakeholders were invited. Ajay K Jha represented PAIRVI and apprised the audience of the state of affairs on climate change (urgency and scale) and the sustainable development goals (covid 19 pandemic set back). The emphasis of his presentation was that there is a very small window of opportunity available now if the global rise in temperature by the end of the century has to be kept below 1.5 degrees Celsius. It requires that global carbon emission must peak by 2030, emissions must be halved by…
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SDG Workshops

SDG Workshops

Sustainable Development
Raipur, 19th to 21st Sept; More than 50 organizations and networks attended the SDG training organized by the CSODE network India. Ajay K Jha was the principal trainer for the workshop. Dehradun, 8th to 10th Dec; A workshop was organized for Uttarakhand partners by Mount Valley Development Association. The workshop, along with other dimensions of sustainable development also focused on climate change and risk assessment, and how to align local projects with the SDGs.
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COP 27: Preparation and Participation

COP 27: Preparation and Participation

Climate Crisis, Sustainable Development
Pre-COP 27 Podcast series: A four-episode podcast series was released before COP 27 with a focus on the history of the conference of parties (COP) and expectations from COP 27. The language of the podcast series is Hindi but the episode 'expectation from the COP 27' is available in English also. Episode 1: Brief History of COP (Part-I) (Hindi) Episode 2: Brief History of COP (Part-II) (Hindi) Episode 3: Expectation from COP 27 (Hindi) Episode 4: Expectation from COP 27 (English) COP 27 Preparation Call, online, 12th Sept; The preparatory meeting was organized to finalize logistics and fine-tune preparation towards the COP 27 and COP side events. The meeting was attended by PAIRVI, CECOEDECON and other participants in the COP 27. Peoples Assembly, online, 21st Sept: In parallel with the…
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GSDR Regional Asia Pacific Consultation

GSDR Regional Asia Pacific Consultation

Sustainable Development
Manila, 28th to 30th November; Ajay K Jha was invited to participate in the Global Sustainable Development Report Regional Consultation for Asia Pacific organized by UNDESA and the Govt of Philippines. Ajay K Jha contributed by giving remarks on energy security and climate action. Inputs to the GSDR 2023 Regional (Asia Pacific) Consultation by Ajay K Jha CECOEDECON/PAIRVI India | MGOS Coordination Mechanism on the SDGs Broad overarching concerns Local Vs Global; While it may be good to draw lessons from what works locally; it should not undermine the fact that that many of the problems that we are talking about (climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution, lack of sustainable development etc.) are global challenges and can only be dealt with globally. No amount of local solution will be appropriate to deal…
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Functioning of the State Human Rights Commission and District Human Rights Courts in Rajasthan

Functioning of the State Human Rights Commission and District Human Rights Courts in Rajasthan

Human Rights
The consultation on the Functioning of the State Human Rights Commission and District Human Rights Courts in Rajasthan was organized by PAIRVI and Centre for Dalit Rights, Jaipur at Conference Hall, Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur on 30 November 2022. The consultation starts with the release of the draft report on Functioning of the State Human Rights Commission and District Human Rights Courts in Rajasthan. The report was prepared by CDR and supported by PAIRVI. Dinbandhu Vats from PAIRVI shared the key findings of the report mainly containing objective, functioning, power, jurisdiction, composition, tenure, accessibility and complaint mechanism of Rajasthan Human Rights Commission and violation of human rights particularly against Dalits, women and Children in. It also focuses on Human Rights Courts as well as exclusive SC/ST Courts under SC/ST…
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Life and Struggle; Status of Transgender in Uttar Pradesh

Life and Struggle; Status of Transgender in Uttar Pradesh

Human Rights
The consultation was organized by PAIRVI  in association with Lucknow based organization Amaltas on 23rd November 2022 at Gomti Hotel, Lucknow. The consultation started with the release of a draft report of the study on status and rights of transgender in Uttar Pradesh. The draft report, which was shared with the participants for their comments and reflections, contains historical perspective of transgender, socio-economic condition, NALSA Judgement, The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, Uttar Pradesh Transgender Welfare Board, National Transgender Portal, government’s social security schemes for transgender and demands of transgender community. This report encompasses 10 case studies of transgender people from Lucknow, Varanasi and Agra.   The consultation witnessed the deliberations of Shri Birbal Sharma and Shri SP Singh, both members of Uttar Pradesh Transgender Welfare Board, Guddan Nayak,…
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IPF Meeting

IPF Meeting

Climate Crisis, Human Rights
Phuket, 27th to 30th September 2022. International Peoples Front was launched by a number of organizations coming together to form the IPF at Phuket. IPF is an anti imperialist front to further peoples struggles at all fronts and against all reactions. Ajay K Jha made a presentation on climate imperialism and how front can contribute to peoples struggles in COP 27.
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South Asia Peoples SDG Forum prep meeting

South Asia Peoples SDG Forum prep meeting

Sustainable Development
ESCAP SSWA organized South Asia Forum on the SDGs on 5th to 7th Dec at Islamabad. APRCEM South Asia decided to boycott participation in the South Asia Forum as ESCAP SSWA was supporting only one participant for the Forum. However, APRCEM South Asia decided to hold the Peoples Forum on 15th & 16th November 2022. A prep meeting was held for planning towards the South Asia Peoples Forum on 10th October.
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FAO/ITPGR GB Meeting and Exhibition Launch

FAO/ITPGR GB Meeting and Exhibition Launch

Food Sovereignty and Sustainable Agriculture
Delhi: PAIRVI project was selected for photoshoot for the exhibition during the FAO/ITPGE GB Meeting to be held in Delhi. Pudi Soren from Deoghar, and one of the participant farmer from PAIRVI project was the main subject of the shoot. The Exhibition was launched on 17th, in which Ajay K Jha provided the opening remarks. this was followed by remarks of Pudi Soren and remarks by project partner delivered by Vikas Arora on 19th Sept. Speech of Ajay Kumar Jha, Director, PAIRVI at Launch of Exhibition of the FAO/ITPGR during the General Body Meeting 2022, Delhi Very good morning and welcome to India to all of you. Many thanks and Congratulations to Govt. of India for organizing the 9th GB in Delhi so that we got an opportunity to talk…
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HLPF Review

HLPF Review

Climate Crisis, Sustainable Development
Online: A review of the HLPF 2022 was organized by ADA wherein more than 50 organizations participated from various regions. Ajay K Jha provided a comprehensive review of the HLPF 2022. He also provided key inputs in the Review of the HLPF 2022 organized by the APRCEM on 2nd September. HLPF2022_whither the Promise of the Agenda 2030 Asia Pacific Perspective on the Sustainable Development for HLPF 2022
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