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Green Discussion on “Emission Reduction Program Document (ER-PD)”

The Government of Nepal (GoN) Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) Implementation Centre formally launched the Emission Reduction Program Document (ER-PD) on the 14 August 2016 in Kathmandu. The ER-PD envisages managing national forests with appropriate safeguards and a benefit sharing mechanism that will bring economic benefits to local forest management groups. It is expected that the Government of Nepal will enter into Emission Reduction Purchasing Agreement with Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) by 2017.

Eco - Fair 2017: Connecting People to Nature

On the occasion of World Environment Day, 2017: Connecting People to Nature Clean Energy Nepal organized an Eco – Fair on 4th June, 2017 at the CEN office premises, Satdobato, Lalitpur. The main objective of the Eco-Fair was to aware, educate and provide smart solutions on environmental issues to school children, community people and individuals.

I Care for Clean Air Award Ceremony

I Care for Clean Air Campaign was initiated from September 2016. The major achievements of the campaign were mass awareness to community and susceptible groups, awareness and sensitization to about 800 school students from 10 schools. “I Care for Clean Air” award ceremony was held to appreciate all the youths, academic institution, media and students engaged in the campaign.

Green Discussion on “Forest Management Issues in Federal System”

As guided by constitution of Nepal 2015, Nepal has already proceeded for the new federal structure, this structure consist of the Federation, the State and the Local level. In line with new federal structure, the Council of Ministers has recently passed the detail work plan for forest management. Considering the allocation of the responsibility to the local people, the management of the forest covering larger area will certainly brings complexity, also there will be the verse of the threat towards the gist of the community forest itself.

Promotional Event of Ktm Walks was Held at Kilagha

Along with the Kathmandu trinale art festival, promotional activities of ktm walks was held on Itumbahal of Killagal on Friday, 24th march, 2017 by the Ktm walks team. “KTM Walks” is a campaign to reclaim the streets occupied by vehicles and promote walking and cycling. The goal is to build more livable and humane city. The objective of the campaign is to restrict vehicles to enter the certain stretch, and the space is exclusively provided for the people so that they can enjoy the freedom of movement

Media Workshop on “Initiatives on Air Pollution Control” Held

Air pollution is yet to be prioritized as major public health issues and act accordingly. Realizing the media’s important role in raising public awareness Clean Energy Nepal, Clean Air Network Nepal in support with Nepal Forum for Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) organized a Media workshop on “Initiative on Air Pollution Control” to around 25 media person on 22 March 2017. The training workshop was conducted for journalists to increase their understanding of the issues and complexities surrounding air pollution, its sources and impacts, mitigations and data on air quality to convey to the public.

Community Awareness on Air Pollution Organized

With an objective to aware the community about air pollution, Drama entitled “Causes of Air Pollution and its Solution” was demonstrated at Mangalbazar, Lalitpur on Friday, 3rd March, 2017.Messages like Clean air right comes along with the responsibility for maintaining clean air from individual level was delivered by the drama.

Discussion Program on Should the Policy for Electric Vehicle and Petrol/Diesel Vehicle be the Same?

Putting mobility, accessibility and environment friendly and sustainability at the center an inclusive urban transport policy should be devised. Strategies, regulations and standards needs to be formulated to regulate, manage and promote public transportation. The government has decided to ban vehicles more than 20 years old from plying in Kathmandu Valley. In this context Clean Energy Nepal (CEN) conducted a dialogue amongst stakeholders to have a discussion on should the policy for electric vehicle and diesel/petrol vehicle be the same on 28 February 2017 at SAP Falcha, Babarmahal.

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.