Pasang Dolma Sherpa

Pasang Dolma Sherpa, Executive Director of Center for Indigenous Peoples’ Research & Development (CIPRED) has been working with Indigenous Peoples, Women and Local Communities for the promotion and recognition of the traditional knowledge, cultural values and customary institutions that contributed for natural resource management, climate change resilience and sustainable development at local, national and global levels for more than a decade. Ms. Sherpa has obtained her PhD at Kathmandu University in 2018 on Climate Change Education and its Interfaces with Indigenous Knowledge.She has already contributed more than dozens of research-based articles and book chapters in relation to the area of her interest at national and international publications.  Ms. Sherpa has served on the board of Forest Carbon Partnership Facilities (FCPF), World Bank and UN-REDD representing Asia and Pacific as well as lead  as Co-Chair of International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC). Presently, she is the Co-Chair of Facilitative Working Group of Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples’ Platform (LCIP) of the UNFCCC and Chair of Specialist Group on Indigenous Peoples’ Customary and Environmental Laws and Human Rights (SPICEH) of CEESP-IUCN, Expert member of the National Coordination Committee of REDD Implementation Center (RIC) of Ministry of Forest and Environment (MoFE) in Nepal and affiliated with different network and organizations both at national and global levels.