In order to undertake the formation of the regional alliance, NFA undertook a risk assessment process. As part of this, NFA created an Advisory Group for the formation process comprising the following experts, and had bilateral consultations:

Advisory Group Members

1Aashish YadavJindal Global Law School
2Bongkot NapaumpornPeter McMullin Centre on Statelessness
3Christoph SperfeldtMacquarie University
4Chulhyo KimJeonbuk National University
5Grant MitchellInstitute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ISI)
6Hannah GordonNorthern Community Legal Centre
7Victor KarunanMahidol University

Based on the interest expressed by participants of the 2022 Asia Pacific Regional Consultations in the post-event survey and the subsequent bilateral meetings with NFA, NFA short-listed around 20 CSOs as potential members of the regional alliance and conducted the CSO Consultations on forming the regional alliance in Bangkok, Thailand on November 2 and 3, 2022 which was also attended by the Advisory Group members. The following participants attended the event:

Civil Society Organization (CSO) Participants

1.  Angshuman ChoudharyRight to Nationality and Citizenship Network (RNCN)
2.  Bina RamanandFamily Frontiers
3.  Daniel AwigraHuman Rights Working Group (HRWG)
4.  Deepti GurungCitizenship Affected People’s Network (CAPN)
5.  Jean KimDuroo – Association of Public Interest Law / Universal Birth Registration Network (South Korea)
6.  Khalid HussainCouncil of Minorities
7.  Maalini RamaloDHRRA Malaysia
8.  Marianne Carmel B. AgunoyAteneo Human Rights Center
9.  Melinda Anne SharliniGlobal Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights (GCENR) / Family Frontiers
10.   Mohammad NoorRohingya Project
11.   Ravi HemadryDevelopment and Justice Initiative (DAJI)
12.   Rizka ArgadiantiSUAKA
13.   Sabin ShresthaForum for Women, Law and Development (FWLD)
14.   Sevim SaadatMusawi
15.   Suyheang KryWomen Peace Makers (WPM)
16.   Tahera HasanImkaan Welfare Organization
17.   U Myo WinSmile Myanmar
18.   YadanaBraveheart Foundation
19.Yu Nandar KyawSmile Myanmar