Peoples Actions on Climate Change (PACC)
The “Peoples Actions on Climate Change (PACC)” is an initiative of organizations belonging to the Philippine Climate Watch Alliance (PCWA), the NGO Coordinating Committee for Development (NGOCOD) in Thailand and other organizations calling for a People’s Protocol on the issue of Climate Change
One event planned is a regional assembly on September 28-October 3, 2009 in Bangkok,Thailand. Through this grassroots-based assembly, the proponent organizations hope to present the voice and face to the serious impacts of climate change – grassroots sectors in Asia, who are undoubtedly the ones who would be most affected.
This shall also be a venue for exchange and expression of local climate change issues and coping mechanisms, calls and actions towards asserting their right to access and conserve the Earth’s resources, while protecting and advancing their welfare over the global environmental and economic crisis.
It will bring together a minimum of 200 women and men leaders of grassroots movements in at least 20 countries, along with at least 200 Thailand grassroots leaders. It shall …
- Show how Asian grassroots peoples’ sufferings have been aggravated by Climate Change,
- Show how Asian grassroots peoples have and can further cope, and
- Show how Asian grassroots peoples would want this problem to be addressed
This event shall also serve as a build up civil society action to the Conference of Parties 15 in Copenhagen on December 2009.