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A. Workshop Introduction

  1. 1. Workshop on e-Inclusion and Media for Asia Indigenous Peoples UNDP workshop on e-Inclusion and Media for Asia’s Indigenous Peoples at the e-Bario Knowledge Fair Bario, Sarawak, Malaysia 6-8 December, 2007 Introduction and overview of the workshop program Lars Bestle Rukka Sombolinggi UNDP Regional Centre in Bangkok, Thailand
  2. 2. UNDP Regional Center in Bangkok <ul><li>3 Asia-Pacific Regional Centers (Bangkok, Colombo and Fiji) serving Asia and Pacific countries </li></ul><ul><li>UNDP has 25 country offices in the region serving 44 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Priorities: </li></ul><ul><li>To provide UNDP country offices in the Asia and the Pacific with easy access to knowledge through advisory services based on applied research and lessons learnt; </li></ul><ul><li>To build partnerships and carry out regional initiatives, which allow UNDP, governments and other development partners to identify, create, share and apply knowledge to solve priority development challenges. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Services <ul><li>Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Policy Research & Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Programme Development & Technical Backstopping </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Policy Advice & Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity Development & Training </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Services </li></ul>Photo: Colin Nicholas
  4. 4. Asia Regional Governance Programme (ARGP) <ul><li>Access to Information Policies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rights to Information Acts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Independent Media Devt </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community media and independent journalism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Media: Web 2.0 (Blogging, citizen journalism, digital story telling ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pro-poor e-Governance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhancing efficiency, transparency and citizen interaction in delivery of public service delivery </li></ul></ul>Photo: Colin Nicholas
  5. 5. Regional Indigenous Peoples Programme (RIPP) 2008 - 2011 <ul><li>Why is UNDP Working with IPs </li></ul><ul><li>UNDP’s mandate: to address the development needs of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable </li></ul><ul><li>300m.+ indigenous peoples worldwide, 2/3rds live in Asia (WB, IFAD, UN) </li></ul><ul><li>UNDP’s Policy of Engagement with Indigenous Peoples (2001)  2004- 2007 and 2008-2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Forum for dialogue & cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Raise sensitive issues </li></ul><ul><li>Trans-border perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Link local/national/regional/global </li></ul><ul><li>UNDP niche: Country presence, Coordinating role, UN Country Teams </li></ul>Photo: E-Bario
  6. 6. Regional Indigenous Peoples Programme (RIPP) 2008 - 2011 <ul><li>Guidance: </li></ul><ul><li>UNDP’s Policy of Engagement with Indigenous Peoples (2001) </li></ul><ul><li>The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Adopted by UN GA, September 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Areas of Works: </li></ul><ul><li>Law and Policy: encouraging inclusion governance </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity Development: Young Leaders in Governance, Indigenous Women & Decision Making and HRBA to Development & IPs </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Justice / Judiciary Pluralism </li></ul><ul><li>Land and natural Resources Management </li></ul>Photo: Rukka Sombolinggi
  7. 7. Regional Initiative on E-inclusion and Media for asia’s indigenous peoples <ul><li>Preparatory phase: </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop on e-inclusion and media at the e-Bario Knowledge Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Panel Session at the 3 rd Global Knowledge Conference in Kuala Lumpur 11-13 Dec 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Formulation of Concept note </li></ul><ul><li>Project formulation: Background, objectives and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Resource mobilization </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation </li></ul>Photo: Endy
  8. 8. Workshop on e-inclusion and media for Asia’s Indigenous Peoples <ul><li>UNDP will use the workshop as the foundation for developing a project on e-inclusion for Asia’s Indigenous Peoples in the context of the Regional Programme Document 2008-2011. </li></ul><ul><li>The workshop is therefore intended to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To take stock and get a lay of land of the current situation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To identify needs, challenges and opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share lessons learnt and good practices from around the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss a way forward and set priorities for future actions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Receive feedback on a knowledge e-primer to be released in 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide input for the e-Bario Vision for Indigenous Peoples as well as a supplement for UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide input for a regional action plan </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops: 3 clusters, 4 sessions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Press and media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Radio, TV and Film </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT and Telecentres </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ways Forward – Regional Action Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wrap up and concept note for A regional Initiative on e-inclusion and Media for Asia’s Indigenous Peoples </li></ul>Photo: Devasish Wangza
  10. 10. Roles <ul><li>Organizing team (UNDP RCB, Roger Harris Ind. Const., E-Bario) </li></ul><ul><li>Moderators (Roger, Mike, Lars) </li></ul><ul><li>Rapporteurs (Laura with help from others. Thanks!) </li></ul><ul><li>Presenters </li></ul>Photo: Endy
  11. 11. Your Input (Presentation) <ul><li>Introduction of yourself and your project/activity related to the Workshop theme. </li></ul><ul><li>What are you doing and trying to achieve, for whom, and who are you working with. Summary highlights of your project/activity. What has been achieved? </li></ul><ul><li>Issues and challenges within your project/activity. What were the problems, how were they overcome? </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson learned. What lessons are to be learned from the experience that can be used by others working in similar circumstances? </li></ul><ul><li>The wider significance of your project/activity. How is your project/activity contributing to e-inclusion for Indigenous Peoples? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thank You