Carbon Rights Shared Learning Application

  • This form is for organizations applying for the Carbon Rights Shared Learning opportunity. The program will include 3-4 virtual exchanges, 90 minutes each, over the course of several months, followed by a 5-day in-person exchange. After the in-person exchange, there will be a period of mentorship and one final virtual exchange where participants showcase how they are applying what they’ve learned.

    In order to participate, Organizations should submit one application that includes all the individuals who will join from an organization. Please note that you can save the form and continue to fill it out later by using the "Save and Continue" feature at the end of the page.

    If you have any questions please email us at

    The application deadline is June 19, 2023.

  • Part 1: About Your Organization

  • What is the main country for your operations? If you work in multiple countries, you may list them in the description of the organization below.
  • If there is a specific program within your organization that engages in legal empowerment work, please describe that program as well.
  • Tell us about how you have used legal empowerment or grassroots justice to address issues of land or environmental justice where you live/work (up to 2 examples only please).
  • Which of the following legal empowerment activities does your organization engage in?

    Please select all that apply in the following 3 sub-sections.

  • Please, select all that apply.
  • Please select all that apply
  • Part 2: Your Interest in Carbon Rights

  • Please describe the link between your current work and carbon markets.
  • We are asking for organizations to involve 2-3 people in the program who will be able to bring the learning to their work. Who from your organization would be involved? Please list their name, role, email address, preferred language (French/Spanish/English) and how this learning would connect to their current work.
  • We know that those on the frontlines are often stretched in many directions. How will your organization make time to participate in these learning activities and apply the new learning to your work?
  • Part 3: Your Organization Strengths and Opportunities for Growth

    This section is designed to better understand your organization’s strengths (strategies that you want to share with other organizations because you think they can benefit from them) and challenges (areas for improvement for which you want to learn strategies from other organizations). We will group organizations that can mutually benefit from each other based on this assessment. Please answer how familiar your organization is with each of the following techniques or topics.
  • NoneA littleSomewhatA lotVery Strong
    Organizing within a community
    Navigating administrative systems
    Collecting and using data
    Policy Advocacy
    Paralegal/community organizer training
  • NoneA littleSomewhatA lotVery Strong
    Supporting individuals or communities to gain title/tenure
    Documenting community/individual land rights and use
    Community monitoring of social/environmental impacts
    Negotiating with corporate actors
    Using international grievance mechanisms
    Litigation against corporate or government actors
  • NoneA littleSomewhatA lotVery Strong
    Supporting individuals or communities to gain title/tenure
    Explain to a community about the climate crisis
    Monitoring carbon markets operating within a country
    Documenting impacts of carbon actors on a community
    Negotiating with carbon intermediaries
    Influencing national policy about carbon markets
    Influencing global policy about carbon markets
  • Which 2-3 program strengths do you feel that you could help others to improve upon in the areas listed above?
  • Which 3 of the above areas would be most important for you to strengthen? We request you choose 3 - please be as specific as possible within the categories listed above.
  • What are your biggest obstacles to overcoming the challenges you mentioned above?
  • Part 4: Main Contact Point

    Please give contact information for the main contact point at your organization. Ideally, this should be one of the intended participants.
  • This helps with organizing and taking into account different timezones.
  • Part 5: Authorization for your participation in the course

  • If you don't have it at the moment, please remember to send it via email to before June 9, 2023.
    Max. file size: 50 MB.
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