Report – Regional Knowledge Forum on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Sustainable Development Goals in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
The Regional Knowledge Forum “Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, and the Sustainable Development Goals in the Hindu Kush Himalayas” was held between 14 and 15 September 2017 at the ICIMOD headquarters. The overall aim of the Regional Knowledge Forum was to explore ways to mainstream human mobility in national policies regarding climate change adaptation (CCA), disaster risk reduction (DRR), and sustainable development goals (SDGs), with a particular focus on preparing actionable recommendations for countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH). The Regional Knowledge Forum was co-organized by the Nepal Institute of Development Studies (NIDS), the Ministry of Population and Environment (MoPE) of the Government of Nepal, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD). This Regional Knowledge Forum brought together 26 government representatives from five HKH countries, namely: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan.