CANSEA Membership Procedure All applicants are required to submit the following information: Full name of organisation Its constitution or statutes, indicating its legal status in the country [in English] confirmation that it is an environmental NGO that is independent of both government and business and an indication of what work it is doing on climate change […]

Steering Committee

Organizational Structure of CANSEA CANSEA Steering Committee 3 members per country Facilitator of National Climate Change Group National Climate Change Groups formed to make sure all partners involved in decision making Regional Secretariat Host country – Rotate every two years to member countries to manage the secretariat 1992-1993 – Indonesia 1994-1995 – Philippines 1996-1997 – Malaysia […]


CANSEA Guiding Principles One of the CANSEA abiding principles is that no single country should dominate CANSEA and that as many NGOs as possible should gain experience in running the Reg. Secretariat. Hence the Secretariat has been rotated every 2 years with the expectation that the Reg. Coordinator oppointed by the national node has had some experience in […]

CAN International

CAN Charter This document gives clarity to CAN and its members about the way the CAN network is organized and works. It also gives other readers a description of CAN. CAN is a network of NGOs working on climate change from around the world. These members are autonomous and independent. Many of these members have […]


Background and history The CANSEA was established in January 1992 but formerly the idea of forming the regional network was raised when WAHLI of Indonesia, EPSM of Malaysia and Green Forum – Haribon Foundation of the Philippines were invited as observers to the Second INS Session in June 1991 in Geneva. It was felt that […]

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