The Royal Society for Protection of Nature in collaboration with Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) organized two days civil society workshop in Punakha.
The workshop held on 2-3rd February 2010 was geared towards developing NGO strategies in South Asia to fight the climate change. Since the time of its inception, the beliefs in integrated action towards climate change have brought majority of civil societies under one fold – Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) and RSPN is the member.
Participants for the workshop from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan were selected on the basis of role played in CANSA, seniority and experience on climate change. The Bhutanese participants from various likeminded NGOs were invited with the hope to build a partnerships and proper networking in working towards climate change.
At the end of the workshop, participants were able to map expectations from a network and identify the clear set of activities. Strategies to strengthen institutional arrangements within network and its member organizations were spelt clearly.