Panel on Indigenous Peoples’ Contribution to Climate Change: Experiences from Asia

  • Aeroport de Paris-Le Bourget 180 Esplanade de l’Air et de l’Espace, 93350 Paris France

Organizers: Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)

 Speakers:

  • Ms. Winnie Jimis, representative Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) (Malaysia): The Indigenous Peoples Network of Malaysia will share indigenous communities initiatives and good practices such as micro hydro and community based fisheries management system (TAGAL)
  • Ms. Mina Setra, representative of Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara (AMAN) (Indonesia): Indigenous Peoples Alliance of Archipelago will share about the serious and urgent problems in forest and peat land of Indonesia
  • Mr. Sudarshan Chaudhary, Youth Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (YFIN) (Nepal): Mr. Chaudhary will share the climate change adaptation of indigenous peoples in Nepal
  • Mr. Khampanh Keovilaysak (Lao PDR): Mr. Keovilaysak will talk about the sustainable livelihoods of indigenous peoples particularly shifting cultivation in Lao PDR

Moderator: Joan Carling, Secretary General of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and Vice Chairperson of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

 A Q&A session will follow.

Location: Indigenous Peoples Pavilion (Auditorium)

 Contact: Lakpa Nuri Sherpa (AIPP), nuri@aippnet.org