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  • Group photo of Nepal ToT participants Group photo of Nepal ToT participants Photo: © IUCN Nepal

    Nepal’s ecosystem-based adaptation experts trained to train local communities

    23.05.2018

    In November 2017, a two-day national level workshop and a four-day Training of Trainers (ToT) were carried out in Kathmandu, Nepal, as part of IUCN’s “Enhancing Capacity, Knowledge and Technology Support to Build Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Developing...

  • Group photo Group photo of the participants at the GBM CSO Vision launch event  Photo: © Ann Moey / IUCN

    Civil Society Organisations launch vision for cooperative governance of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basins

    02.11.2017

    Cooperative governance of the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna Basins (GBM) region was strengthened through the recent launch of a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) vision for improved transboundary water management. The vision, which was developed by a network of...

  • Group photo of all workshop participants and facilitators © IUCN Group photo of all workshop participants and facilitators Photo: © IUCN

    Training event strengthens communications capacities of conservation actors across Asia

    11.07.2017

    40 conservation practitioners from 13 countries across Asia took part in a capacity-building workshop on strategic communications in Bangkok, Thailand from 5-7 July. The workshop was organised by IUCN, in collaboration with Mangroves for the Future (MFF) and...

  • Participants of South Asia Vulture Recovery Programme’s sixth Regional Steering Committee meeting Photo: Amit Poudyal/ IUCN

    South Asia Vulture Recovery Programme’s sixth Regional Steering Committee meeting held

    03.07.2017

    Sixth Regional Steering Committee meeting of the South Asia Vulture Recovery Programme was held at Kathmandu, Nepal on 28 June 2017. Representatives from governments, NGOs and research institutions from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan gathered to...

  • Group photo during the launch of TROSA in Dhaka, Bangladesh Group photo during the launch of TROSA in Dhaka, Bangladesh  Photo: © OXFAM Bangladesh

    TROSA: New trans-boundary water governance initiative aims to enhance regional cooperation

    23.06.2017

    Over the last decade, IUCN has been working with governments, civil societies and academics in Asia on trans-boundary hydro-diplomacy through its initiatives in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) and Mekong river basins. Based on IUCN’s experiences and its...

  • Her Excellency Right Honourable President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari IUCN Director General Inger Andersen greets Her Excellency Right Honourable President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari during her visit to IUCN Headquarters in Gland, Switzerland 16 June 2017. Photo: IUCN/Mark Gnadt

    President of Nepal visits IUCN to strengthen future collaboration

    16.06.2017

    President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari met with Inger Andersen, Director General of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today at the organisation’s headquarters in Gland, Switzerland to discuss opportunities for enhanced collaboration...

  • World Environment Day 2017 Photo: IUCN

    Nepal marked World Environment Day

    05.06.2017

    Every year, 5 June is celebrated as World Environment Day to spread awareness for conserving the environment. Nepal celebrated World Environment Day 2017 with a dedication to mark the theme of this year ‘Connecting People to Nature’.

  • Destroy of Wildlife Stockpiles Destroy of Wildlife Stockpiles Photo: Destroy of Wildlife Stockpiles

    Nepal destroys wildlife stockpiles

    24.05.2017

    Nepal marked International Day for Biodiversity by destroying a large amount of wildlife stockpiles in the Chitwan National Park (CNP), which had been stored for about two decades after being seized from poachers. 

  • 22nd National Wildlife Week celebrated in Nepal Photo: IUCN

    22nd National Wildlife Week concluded

    20.04.2017

    In Nepal, National Wildlife Week is celebrated every first week of the Nepali New Year with the objective of generating awareness on the importance of wildlife conservation by involving school students, youths and local communities. With the theme, "...

  • Participants during a trip to Owakudani, Hakone during the second APAP workshop Participants during a trip to Owakudani, Hakone during the second APAP workshop  Photo: © ERM

    Second APAP workshop: Collaborative management of protected areas emphasised

    04.04.2017

    The importance of collaborative protected area management through active stakeholder engagement took centre stage at the second Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP) workshop held in Hakone, Japan from 13-15 February 2017. 

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