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SCF Newsletter | March 2022
CLOSED: 2022 Call for Concept Notes for Regional Policy Dialogues
The Strategic Collaborative Fund has concluded its call for concept notes for regional policy dialogues in Asia that highlight the advancement of environmental sustainability, gender equality, human rights and poverty reduction.

The selection process is now underway and the selected organizations will be notified soon.

For further information, send your queries to

**Please check the SCF webpage regularly to get updated information.
Latest news from SCF Partners

 Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) has   launched outcome documents of the ENVforum 2021 annual   conference on Circular Food Systems.

The policy briefs are the direct outcomes of the thematic streams that broke down the challenges into manageable areas with specific characteristics that require differential approaches. They were created as a result of interactive sessions based on experts’ input. Read the policy briefs here...

------------------------------ [SPEECH] Social media and its role in fighting climate change
In recent years there have been many important innovations in technology, infrastructure, and disaster management systems to help reduce risks and impacts. However, a significant challenge remains — how to make decision-making in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), climate change, and sustainable development more inclusive, participatory, and empowering. In today's age, social media plays an important role in this process — a powerful and transformative tool. Read the full speech...
------------------------------ [FEATURE] Living on the edge
Every year, thousands of hectares of land erode and fall into the rivers in Bangladesh. Rising water levels swallow homes and push families to poverty. Social media could play a significant role to reduce such disaster risks, writes Nahid Hasan. Read the story...

The Green Recovery Multi-Stakeholder Forum hosted by SEED will facilitate dialogues to influence Green Recovery related policy decisions. It will engage with a wider circle of ecosystem stakeholders, including public/government agencies, development partners, international organisations, donors, corporate foundations and civil society organization (woman and minority right based organization) to ensure meaningful participation and social inclusive. Learn more and read pre-event blog here.

SCF2 Tracer Study

For those who participated in SCF2021 events, please share your feedback via Tracer study which aims to capture the medium-term benefits and outcomes that the participants get from SCF2 funded events, including whether the lessons, knowledge, and skills are applied in participants’ respective works and if there is any partnership established following the events. As such, your input to this survey will generate valuable insights for monitoring, evaluation and learning and will also be applied to improve future SCF2 events and our cooperation.

Deadline: 3 April 2022

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External Opportunities and Links
  1. Internship in Energy/Climate and Policy Engagement for SEI Asia
  2. e-ASIA Joint Research Program Research Cooperation in the field of Alternative Energy
  3. Enhancing Thailand’s Energy Planning through Integrated Resource Planning 
  4. Bio-Bridge Initiative
  5. Stockholm+ 50 Thailand National Consultations Launch
About Us
SEI’s Strategic Collaborative Fund Phase 2 (SCF2), with support from the Swedish government (SIDA), emphasizes collaborative partnerships that integrate gender and social equality and human rights-based approaches.

We periodically send out a newsletter to give updates on our latest activities and events on environmental sustainability in Asia and beyond. Learn more about the Strategic Collaborative Fund...

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