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Climate Justice

Humanis and VCA at Asia Pacific Climate Week 2023

Humanis Foundation


Hosted by the government of Malaysia in the city of Johor Bahru, the Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2023 will take place from 13-17 November at the Persada Johor International Convention Centre. Humanis and VCA together with partners will co-host a series of events. Session will be held in hybrid format. Please find below event details and online meeting link for every session:



(Action Hub) Island Youth Voices: We #WantToLiveMore

Date: 15 November 2023

Time: 09.00 – 10.00 AM (GMT +8)

Room: Action Hub

Online Access URL: http://bit.ly/APCWIslandYouthVoice

Co-hosts: KOPI Coalition (Youth Coalition Partners of Voices for Just Climate Action)


  • Gilbert Sandy (youth from Kupang)
  • Titin (youth from Ende)


This session aims to share about #WantToLiveMore Campaign and the artivism approach that used for climate campaign


(Official Session Track 4) Voices for Climate Action: Championing effective, inclusive, and equitable community-based solutions

Date: 16 November 2023

Time: 11.30 – 01.30 PM (GMT +8)

Room: Tanjung Puteri 303

Online Access URL: https://bit.ly/APCWVoicesForClimateAction

Co-hosts: ASEAN-Germany Climate Action (CAP), Humanist and Social Innovation Foundation (affiliated with Hivos), SPARC – Society for the promotion of Area resource Centre (affiliated with Slum Dwellers International), SouthSouthNorth, SPEAK Indonesia, C4Ledger, Tambrauw Regency Government, Pioner.


  • Wahyu Marjaka, Director of Sectoral and Regional Resource Mobilization at the Indonesia Ministry of Environment and Forestry
  • PROKLIM Village Facilitator
  • Maria Mone Soge – Youth Champion, Local Food Enthusiast, East Flores, Indonesia
  • Rithiny Teng, WCS Cambodia, Keo Seima REDD+ Project
  • Helen Magata, Communications Officer & Indigenous Peoples Advocacy for the GCF at Tebtebba, the Philippines, member of the iGST Southeast Asia Hub
  • Sheela Patel – Race to Resilience Ambassador, Founder/Director of SPARC India

The events aim to highlight good practices of climate actions in the grassroot area on how to integrate and support community-based climate actions in the regional and national climate plans, strategies, and targets


(Action Hub) Transformational adaptation with forests and trees: securing rights and accessing finance at the local level

Date: 16 November 2023

Time: 4.30 – 5.00 PM (GMT +8)

Room: Action Hub

Online Access URL: https://bit.ly/APCWTransformationalAdaptation

Co-hosts: Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry [CIFOR-ICRAF], Building Approaches to fund local Solutions with climate Evidence [BASE], Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [FAO], United Nations Environment Programme [UNEP]


  • Houria Djoudi, Senior Scientist, CIFOR-ICRAF
  • Arti Indallah Tjakranegara, BASE Initiative, Yayasan Humanis (affiliated with Hivos)
  • Sunshine M. Telio. Eco-DRR Project Coordinator, Center for Conservation Innovations Philippines Inc.
  • Warangkana Rattanarat – RECOFTC


This dialogue across sectors will bring together voices from academia, civil society and forest communities to discuss going beyond business-as-usual, incremental adaptation to promote just climate action and transformational adaptation.


(Side Event) Investing in Justice: Bridging the Climate Finance Gap for Vulnerable Groups

Date: 17 November 2023

Time: 10.00 – 11.00 AM (GMT +8)

Room: Tanjung Puteri 304

Online Access URL: https://bit.ly/APCWInvestingInJustice

Co-hosts: Humanist and Social Innovation Foundation (affiliated with Hivos), Climate Action Network SEA


  • Mubariq Ahmad Ph.D, Country Director Conservation Strategy Fund Indonesia
  • Danica Marie F. Supnet, Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities the Philippines
  • Pedro G.D.S.Marçal da Costa* Presidente Autoridade Nasional Designada para Combate às Alterações Climáticas Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
  • Farah Sofa, Project Officer Ford Foundation
  • Sandra Winarsa, Program Development Manager Climate Justice Hivos Foundation
  • Raju Pandit Chhetri, Executive Director of Prakriti Resources Centre (PRC) Nepal

This event will explore the various perspectives from multi-stakeholders to strengthen climate finance reach the local level and make sure the justice aspect in our just transition in all aspects of climate issues both in adaptation, mitigation, and loss and damage.