Environment Liaison Centre
ELCI is an international non-governmental, non-profit
organisation, established in 1974, with the aim of strengthening
communication and co-operation between NGOs and civil society, providing
liaison between NGOs and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), building
the capacities of environmental NGOs in developing countries, and
encouraging the advisory role of NGOs through the international
environmental conventions and organs of the UN.
ELCI members work with the ELCI secretariat to share their views,
experiences and aspirations on local, national, regional and
international levels. As well, ELCI brings the local perspective to the
global environment policy-making foray. The ELCI Secretariat is based in
is an environmental magazine which deals with many aspects concerning
our universal habitat, the way we use it, take care of it and some of
the threats that are facing the environment today. The Magazine also
carries various articles that deal with how to solve some of the
environmental related problems.
ELCI are also part of the Regional Network of Women and Sustainable Energy in Africa. The Network’s purpose is to empower women with more options and better choices of energy and to engender energy by raising awareness among professionals in the sector of the various gender needs for energy.
Projects: ELCI will
soon be working with UNED Forum to jointly develop the Roadmap to 2002
ELCI has a broad global
membership of non-governmental and community-based organisation (NGOs,
CBOs) in 104 countries working for a healthier environment and improved
quality of life.
Geographical Coverage: Global