- Workshop on “Climate Action Plan and Sustainable Development Goals” held
Climate change has already poses an additional challenge to development, especially to the Least Developed Countries and country with fragile geology like Nepal. Addressing climate change is an integral element of sustainable development policies. Strategies for sustainable development and climate change have many common elements, so addressing them jointly can create synergies. Implementation and success of the SDGs will rely on countries’ own sustainable development policies, plans and programmes. Governments will also need to develop their own national indicators to assist in monitoring progress made on the goals and targets.
- Inter School Art Competition themed "Solution to Air Pollution" held
Air pollution is the major cause of environmental and public health crisis in Kathmandu Valley. According to report released by World Health Organization (WHO) 2016, the air quality of Kathmandu is five times worse than WHO recommended guidelines. Almost everyone is facing the problem of air pollution in Kathmandu Valley and it is an undeniable fact that air pollution has high public health cost and economic burden to families and as whole to our nation.
- Maskmandu 2.0
Clean Energy Nepal together with Clean Up Nepal, YUWA and many other organizations organized “MASKMANDU2.0 : Clean Air Rally cum Talk Program” under I Care for Clean Air Campaign and Campaign for Clean Air Right(C-CAR) with an objective to draw attention of public and government towards the deteriorating air quality of Kathmandu Valley. It was a campaign, demanding our constitutional right to live in a healthy and clean environment as stated in Article 30 in the Constitution of Nepal 2072.
- Clean Air Forum conducted in Pokhara
Clean Energy Nepal (CEN), Clean Air Network Nepal (CANN), Fredskorpset(FK) in collaboration with Pokhara Sub-metropolitian city jointly organized “2nd Pokhara Sustainable Urban Mobility Forum” as Pokhara Clean Air Forum on 27th December, 2016. The annual forum aimed to bring the stakeholders together to initiate policy dialogues enhance partnership and collaboration among stakeholders, and share initiatives and best practices on sustainable urban mobility for better air quality. This year the discussion was focused on need and importance of clean air in Pokhara.