Kathmandu – ‘Experts convened at ICIMOD to address human mobility challenges in the region’ on the conclusion of ‘Regional Knowledge Forum on ‘Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Sustainable Development Goals in the Hindu Kush Himalaya’ held from 14–15 September 2017 at ICIMOD Headquarters, Kathmandu, Nepal.
The workshop was hosted jointly by the Ministry of Population and Environment (MoPE) of the Government of Nepal, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), International Organization for Migration (IOM), Nepal Institute of Development Studies (NIDS), and Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD). National-level workshops in the coming months’ will follow-up on the recommendations elaborated in Kathmandu.
The objective of this knowledge forum was to bring together policymakers and experts from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, and Myanmar with the aim to mainstream human mobility in national policies regarding climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and sustainable development goals, with a particular focus on preparing actionable recommendations with the expectation to share best practices and lessons learned across the region. – Press release