Julius Ng'oma

National Coordinator (CISONECC)

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Julius Ng'oma






Julius Ng’oma is an environment, natural resources management, climate change and disaster risk management governance, social development practitioner and policy expert. Julius is the National Coordinator for Civil Society Network on Climate Change (CISONECC) in Malawi and has been leading the Network Since 2014. He is also the Designated National Platform Coordinator and Thematic Lead for Adaptation and Loss and Damage for the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA). Mr. Ng’oma leads CISONECC at national level in supporting different climate change and disaster risk management committees such as Global Environmental Facility Small Grants Programme Steering Committee; National Technical Committee on Climate Change in Malawi (NTCCC); Expert Working Group on Adaptation in Malawi; Core Team for development of the National Adaptation Plan in Malawi; REDD+ Expert Working Group in Malawi; and National Disaster Relief and Technical Committee in Malawi. He has been leading CISONECC in supporting International level climate change and disaster risk management engagements serving in different capacities which includes Advisor, Climate Learning and Advocacy for Resilience (CLAR) Platform, Care International; Alternate Active Observer to Green Climate Fund representing CSO in the Global South until December 2019; Member of the Continental Governing Council of the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) serving in the Political and Technical Affairs of PACJA; Focal Person for Southern Voices on Adaptation Network in Malawi; and Focal Person for African Coalition for Sustainable Energy and Access (ACSEA) in Southern Africa.
Mr. Ng’oma holds an MSc in Environmental Sciences from University of Malawi and a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from Mzuzu University, Malawi. He was also trained by the LEG on development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the National Adaptation Planning (NAPs); is a certificated trainer, facilitator and a Champion of Participatory Scenario Planning (PSP) in Africa and an Alumni of Cohort 3 of the African Group of Negotiators Program on Climate Governance Leadership and Negotiations. In this regard, Julius has been supporting Government of Malawi’s preparation for Conference of Parties under United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change negotiations. He has also supported Pan African Climate Justice Alliance, Southern Voices on Adaptation, Civil Society Network on Climate Change, young and junior negotiators in preparations for engagements at Conference of Parties. In addition, Mr. Ng’oma has been part of key international meetings and conference that lead up to Conference of Parties such as African Ministerial Conference on Environment; Pan-African Parliament meetings; Climate Change and Development in Africa conferences; Africa Climate Weeks; African Union Pre-Summits; United Nations Environmental Assembly meetings; Green Climate Fund board meetings and structured dialogue meetings; Africa Development Bank side meetings. Mr. Ng’oma also support Government of Malawi delegation to the Conference of Parties (CoPs) and contributes to Negotiations on Adaptation, Loss and Damage and Finance including during meetings of the Subsidiary Body of Implementations (SBIs) and Subsidiary Bodies for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) Sessions.
Skills & Values
  • Interdisciplinary Knowledge
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Ethical Responsibility
  • Scientific Integrity
  • Global Perspective
  • Forest and natural resources assessment, management and planning
  • Environmental and social impact assessments/resource assessments, planning and management and Safe Guards
  • Participatory scenario planning and management
  • Disaster Risk Reduction and management
  • Policy analysis, research, technical analysis, Lobbying and advocacy
  • Governance, Leadership, diplomacy and Negotiations
  • Networking, coordination and collaboration
  • Strategy development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Forest and natural resources-based entrepreneurship
  • Participatory development, monitoring and evaluation of projects, programmes, polices and strategies
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams and in multi-cultural environments.
  • Analytical and report writing skills
  • Climate change management (adaptation, mitigation and loss and damage)
Plot No. 49/2/446/2, Area 49 New Gulliver, Church Close Street, Opposite Good hope Private Clinic, Lilongwe.


The National Coordinator
Civil Society Network on Climate Change
P. O. Box 1036

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