SWITCH-Asia MAG presents ‘Kabul Green Homes’: first SWITCH-Asia project in Afghanistan

To celebrate its 10-years anniversary, the SWITCH-ASIA program has published a special issue of the SWITCH-Asia Magazine, which provides an overview of the impact generated by the programme in its first decade, from social impact to technological upgrades, from policy development to new financing solutions. A chapter is dedicated to the ‘Kabul Green Homes’ project, implemented by GERES since 2016. It is the first SWITCH-Asia project in Afghanistan. In a conversation with Network Facility’s Silvia Sartori, GERES project manager Riaz Rameen presents the project’s objectives and explain why green buildings play a critical role in its development.

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COP23: let’s bring the civil society together for Climate Solidarity!

The 23rd Conference of the Parties on climate change (COP23) has just opened on Monday in Bonn, Germany, for two weeks of negotiations. The presidency has been assigned to the Fiji islands and it is a very symbolic choice for the small-island developing states that will be and already are impacted by climate change.

GERES is sending a delegation of 4 people this year to follow the negotiations and promote its movement for Climate Solidarity on many side-events.

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Our Annual Report 2016 is available

Our 2016 Annual Report is available for download.

2016 was a milestone for GERES, since our association celebrated its 40-year anniversary. Over the last 4 decades, GERES has consistently worked to improve the life conditions of the poorest, preserve the environment and limit climate change. But we never act alone. The actions we carry out are made possible thanks to the continuous support of our technical and financial partners, and to our employee’s commitment.


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The COMPOSE Project is bringing local positive energy around the Mediterranean

The COMPOSE project contributes to improve energy efficiency and local development in North Mediterranean countries. The three-year project aims at increasing the share of renewable local energy sources in energy mix strategies in 11 Mediterranean regions. Thanks to the exchange of expertise, experience and innovative approaches, the partners will implement 15 pilot actions.

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