Parallel session 11B: Multi-stakeholder participation in NAPs (Southern Voices, CARE)

Moderator:    Vositha Wijenayake (SLYCAN Trust)

Synopsis: Multi-stakeholder engagement is a key component which ensures participation and inclusivity of key stakeholders and an effective NAP process. Being able to measure and keep track of progress of stakeholder participation in the process to formulate and implement NAPs allows to gain insight into the transparency of the NAP process. This session presents findings on the stakeholder engagement in countries, and aims to discuss on ways to ensure effective engagement of all stakeholders.


  • Measuring participation and transparency using the Joint Principles for Adaptation – (Obed Koringo, Southern Voices)
  • Measuring the level of stakeholder engagement in the NAP process of Nepal – ( Rajan Thapa, Southern Voices)
  • Stakeholder participation: Case study from Canada – (Adam Humphney, Canada)
  • Discussants from Malawi, Kenya, indigenous community

Discussion on elements for tracking progress in participation / transparency, and best ways to ensure stakeholder participation in the NAP process.

Location: Ballroom 1 Date: April 6, 2018 Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am Vositha Wijenayake Obed Omete Koringo Rajan Thapa Adam Humphrey