The session was coordinated by Ms. Shakti Gurung, Treasurer of DPNet-Nepal. The session was chaired by Dr. Gangalal Tuladhar, DRRM Expert, and former Education Minister, and moderated by Mr. Ram Prasad Bhandari, DRRM Expert. The session had one paper presentation focusing on the policy and legal provisions on localization, the facilitation from the federal ministry, and the present status by Mr. Rishi Raj Acharya, Under Secretary, and Section Chief of the Disaster and Environment Section, MoFAGA.
Five panelists representing five different actors - Municipality, Deputy Mayor (for gender concerns), NGO supporting localization process, NARMIN (umbrella association of Rural Municipalities), and Independent expert familiar involved in responsibility delineation study and several guidelines for the LGs. The video can be accessed as a Technical Session B: DRRM Localization on the YouTube channel of DPNet Nepal.