About the webinar

NHN in collaboration with ICVA present the webinar to discuss the transformation of civil society through survival, adaptation & institutionalization of adaptation

About the Speaker

Mr. Jamshaid Farid Soomro is a development strategist and practitioner, rural planner, environmental designer, researcher, writer, mentor, and an artist by profession. His professional career spans over more than one and half decades (2002-2019). He has done M. Sc in Sociology and L.L.B. He has on his credit the conception, designing, planning, execution, management, and supervision of more than 60 projects and programs in the diverse fields of: Food Security and Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Change, Environmental Protection, Local Governance, Livelihoods, Voters’ Education, and Rural and Urban Development. He has authored/developed more than 25 knowledge products including: research reports, position papers, book chapters, articles, IEC materials and working models/frameworks in these fields. He is the co-founder of Indus Consortium.  He is also the Co-founder and Director of Indus Growers Pvt. Ltd, he is serving as the member of central executive committee of National Humanitarian Network (NHN). He has also served as Chairman District Coordination Council of NGOs in District Rajanpur. He is currently voluntarily serving as member District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Rajanpur, Board Member of Pakistan Vocational & Training Council (PVTC) Rajanpur and Corporate Member of DG Khan Chamber of Commerce.

Presentation of the session (click to download)

National Humanitarian Network Pakistan

A volunteer network, founded in 2010 in result of interactive dialogue in National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) “to act as an independent and vibrant voice to engage with stakeholders throughout Pakistan for promotion of humanitarian values by influencing policies and building capacities to ensure right based humanitarian response”. 172 humanitarian organizations are members of NHN from across Pakistan and it is open for all national and local organizations engaged in humanitarian assistance or disaster management advocacy.  NHN focus on “Effective and Accountable Humanitarian Governance” – mainly in Response and Disaster Preparedness through four major areas i.e. “Coordination/networking, Advocacy, Capacity Building and Information Management”.

NHN is a key network in Pakistan which is well connected with various stakeholders and demonstrated its effectiveness to do proper advocacy and lobbying for access, space and principled response. NHN supports stakeholders in collecting and timely sharing of critical information for preparedness and response as its members are spread across Pakistan and even in hard to reach areas.

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