Categories Asia, Council, Myanmar, People

Naw Ei Ei Min

Thematic representative for gender equality

Based in Myanmar. Naw Ei Ei Min is an Indigenous Woman from Myanmar, working in the capacity of Director at Promotion of Indigenous and Nature Together (POINT, ICCA Consortium Member) since September 2013. She advocates for sustainable environmental and economic policies for all Myanmar people, regardless of gender or ethnicity. She has been a long-time advocate for indigenous peoples’ roles in climate change response under UNFCCC. Since COP20, she has continued her engagement in climate change issues related to indigenous peoples at local, national, regional and international level. In addition to this, she actively works on indigenous women’s issues, biodiversity protection, promotion of indigenous knowledge. Academically, she is a student of International Development and Environmental Policy Studies.