Dr. Pasang Dolma Sherpa

Executive Director, Center for Indigenous Peoples Research and Development (CIPRED), Nepal

Pasang, Executive Director of Center for Indigenous Peoples' Research and Development (CIPRED) has been working with Indigenous Peoples, women, local Communities and women for the promotion and recognition of their traditional knowledge, cultural values and customary institutions that contribute for natural resource management, climate change resilience and sustainable development, for over a decade at both national and international levels. Pasang obtained her PhD at Kathmandu University in 2018, focusing on climate change education and its interfaces with Indigenous knowledge. She has served as Co-Chair of the Facilitative Working Group of Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples’ Platform (LCIP), one of the constituent bodies of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and is a board member and observer to the UN-REDD.