Organizational Strengthening Programme

The key program objective for organizational strengthening is to consolidate the organization and strengthen its leadership and governancestructure.Italso aims at ensuringthe direct participation of its members, including networks and associates of AIPP in the programme development andits implementation. Thereby the task of AIPP Secretariat is to facilitate and coordinate priority activities and the implementation of a set of programs, as well as to carry out information dissemination workinordertostrengthen IndigenousmovementsinAsia.
The Key activities under taken under this programme are:

Strengthening the collective leadership and governance structure of AIPP
Implementation of staff development plan to upgrade the capacities of the staff
Strengthening direct partnership with member-organizations in programme planning, implementation, management, and evaluation
Facilitation of various forms of support to member-organizations
Networking at the national, regional and international levels for support generation, joint planning, partnerships and cooperation at various levels
Fund-raising and resource generation

Asia indigenous representatives support Baram Dam blockade

July 14, 2015. Miri, Sarawak – Around 30 indigenous peoples’ leaders from different countries all over Asia traveled to the blockade site at Kilometer 15 to support the people’s opposition to the construction of the Baram Dam. The indigenous leaders, representing the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), joined the Baram people in their call to stop all plans to build the Baram dam because it would displace some 20,000 indigenous peoples from 26 villages and destroy their land, life and resources that they depend on for their survival.

AIPP’s South Asia Members need more capacity building support

Kathmandu, Nepal – As part of the organizational strengthening activities of AIPP, the first sub-regional meeting of members in South Asia was conducted last February 20-21 in Kathmandu, Nepal. This meeting was attended by 36 participants representing 18 out of 19 members of AIPP in South Asia; 3 EC members representing South Asia, AIPP Secretary general and 2 from the AIPP Regional Secretariat. The AIPP members in Nepal, namely the Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN), NGO Federation of Nepalese Indigenous Nationalities (NGO FONIN), Nepal Indigenous Women Federation (NIWF) and Youth Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (YFIN), hosted the meeting. The ...

AIPP Executive Council adopts 2014 plan and budget

Mr. Neingulo Krome (right), EC member for the South Asia Subregion, facilitating the first day of the EC meeting. Other EC members in the picture are Ms. Anne Lasimbang (middle), EC representative for Women, and Ms. Jacqueline Carino (left), EC member for the Southeast Asia Subregion.

Chiang Mai, Thailand – The Executive Council (EC) of AIPP held its first meeting for 2014 last February 11-12 with 9 out of 12 members present. The secretariat presented their assessment of the AIPP programme implementation for 2013.  This was adopted by the EC and will soon be published as the AIPP Annual Report. Further, the key achievements on organizational strengthening in 2013 are as follows: Expansion of AIPP membership with the acceptance of Highlanders Association in Cambodia and the Adivasi Navjeewan Gathan Navjyoti Agua (ANGNA) in India as candidate members Formulation and adoption of the Anti-Corruption Policy and Partnership ...

[REPORT] AIPP Evaluation 2005-11: Achievements and Challenges in Strengthening the Indigenous Movement in Asia


AIPP has undergone an organizational evaluation for its overall activities during the period of 2005-2011. The evaluation carried out in May-June 2011 by a team composed of Ms. Birgette Feiring and Dr. Sumitra M. Gurung has been published in a report titled “Evaluation of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP): 2005-2011 – Achievements and Challenges in Strengthening the Indigenous Movement in Asia”. The evaluation that came at a critical juncture when new challenges have emerged with the rapid growth of the AIPP was mainly focused on the institutional functioning of AIPP, funded by three donors that provide core funding: Interchurch ...

AIPP Governing Bodies, Secretariat and Members


Executive Council Members South Asia: Bangladesh, India, NE India & Nepal 1) Ms. Anima Pushpa Toppo Jharkandis Organization for Human Rights (JOHAR), India 2) Mr. Neingulo Krome Naga Peoples’ Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR), NE-India 3) Mr. Binota Moy Dhamai Bangladesh Adivasi Forum (BAF), Bangladesh Mekong Region: Thailand, Laos, Camobida, Vietnam & Myanmar 1) Ms. Chutima Morlaeku Inter Mountain People’s Education and Culture in Thailand (IMPECT) 2) Ms. Souknida Youngchialorsautouky Gender and Development Association (GDA) South East Asia: Malaysia, Indonesia & Philippines 1) Mr. Thomas Jalong Indigenous Peoples Network of Malaysia (JOAS), Malaysia 2) Ms. Jacqueline K. Carino Cordillera Peoples’ ...

AIPP Programme/Project Implementing Partners and Collaborating Organisations/Agencies

AIPP has been expanding significantly in the last few years and its members and networks have increased correspondingly. The following tables below give an approximate outreach that AIPP that AIPP has achieved so far (2011). The outreach chart is tabulated in the following manner: Project and Activity Implementing Partners (Members) of AIPP Project and Activity Partners (Non-members) of AIPP Regional/International Collaborating Organisations and Agencies/Government Agencies of AIPP Please view the document linked here to learn about member, partner and collaborating organizations/agencies of AIPP

Synthesis of Recommendations from the AIPP Sub-regional Meetings 2010 – 2011

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) has six sub-regional formations and conducts its sub-regional meetings in between its General Assemblies which meet every four years. The sub-regional meeting is one of the important mechanisms that AIPP in partnership with its members has developed. The mechanism provides the space for direct participation and consultation, and collective reflection on the join implementation of AIPP programmes and project implementation with members and networks. It has helped in ensuring that the programmes and activities of AIPP are relevant and that it continues to address the key priorities of AIPP members and networks in each of ...