Mapping & Assessing Regional IPLC Networks in Asia with AIPP and NEFIN

Representatives of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and the Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) are meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand from September 26-October 1 to conduct a participatory social network analysis of regional and national IPLC networks. This working session builds on the lessons learned from the DGM Asia Regional Exhange held in early February where 29 participants from 10 countries discussed information flows in relation to IPLC engagement in climate change.

This week, Patricia Dunne, PhD, from Conservation International, aims to identify and assess the priority needs and gaps among and within regional IPLC networks in Asia to better support IPLC engagement in regional and global climate policy fora. The working session is additional targeted support that compliments the goals of the DGM Global Project to strengthen the networks and alliances of IPLC organizations in order to enhance their voices in policy making. 

The results of this analysis will be shared with IPLC organizations and partners through a variety of channels and will be presented at the upcoming DGM Global Exchange in Bonn, Germany.

 

Jagat Bahadur Magar of NEFIN and Lakpa Sherpa of AIPP discuss IPLC networks operating in the Asia region during a participatory social networking session. Photo Credit: Patricia Dunne

Jagat Bahadur Magar of NEFIN and Lakpa Sherpa of AIPP discuss IPLC networks operating in the Asia region during a participatory social networking session.
Photo Credit: Patricia Dunne