The “Campaign for Clean Air Rights” led by a group of youth representing different organizations, civil entities, institutions and youth networks was kicked off on June 5th at Exhibition Road in front of Sabha Griha. Youths performed flash mob followed by a symbolic protest where the activists laid on the ground with mask on their face demanding urgent action against the hazardous and life threatening level of air pollution in Kathmandu Valley.
Clean Air Network Nepal (CANN), Clean Energy Nepal (CEN), in collaboration with Resource Center For Primary Health Care (RECPHEC) and Clean Air Asia(CAA ) jointly organized “5th Kathmandu Sustainable Urban Mobility Forum-an effort to ensure walking and cycling friendly environment”, on 18th May, 2016. The annual forum aims to bring the stakeholders together to initiate policy dialogue to enhance partnership and collaboration among stakeholders and to share initiatives and best practices on sustainable urban mobility and better air quality in the valley. This year the discussion was focused on need and importance of walking and cycling for better air quality.
Clean Energy Nepal organized a Talk Program with Michael Northrop* on the Title: Why is Paris different than Kyoto! A US Perspective on 4th May, 2016at Sap Falcha, Babarmahal Kathmandu. The talk program was attended by 20 various distinguished personalities representing from academic institutions, civil society organizations and international organizations.
Clean Energy Nepal and Kathmandu Metropolitan City jointly organized a National Level Workshop on Roof Top Farming (RTF) in Hotel Himalaya on 29th February, 2016. The workshop was organized to share the outcomes of the project and conduct consultation on possibilities of RTF in Kathmandu.
The "Training on Solar Installation & Energy Efficiency at Household Level" was organized from February 19-21, 2016 in Pokhara to impart technical skill for installation and maintenance of solar home system and impart knowledge on energy efficiency at household level.
CEN with support of Welthungerhilfe (WHH) and in partnership with Kathmandu Metropolitan City is running a project on Roof Top Farming (RTF) in Kathmandu. TOT to the social mobilizers of KMC and DDC has begun from today at the hall of Sap Falcha. The training comprises of Theory of Urban Gardening, practicals and field visits.The training will continue until 28th Jan 2016. CEN provided RTF training to 150 households in Ward no 10 and 34 of Kathmandu.
CEN in support from WWF Nepal, gathered experts and practitioners from varoius civil and government organizations in Sap Falcha on Jan 17, 2016 to discuss on the issues that Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) document should carry. In the program Naresh Sharma the chief of Climate Finance Section, MoPE, Ugan Manadhar (WWF Nepal), Manjeet Dhakal (Climate Analytics and CEN Board Secretary) and Kamal Raj Gosa, ED of CEN put forward their opinion. Numerous suggestions were gathered which will be compiled and submitted to MoPE soon.
The workshop on “Renewable Energy In Urban Context Challenges And Opportunities” was conducted on November 22, 2015 at Hotel Himalaya, Lalitpur. The workshop was organized by UN-Habitat, Clean Energy Nepal, FNCII and Institute of Engineering with the support of European Union under the project Green Homes: Promoting Sustainable Housing
Clean Energy Nepal (CEN) and Clean Air Network Nepal (CANN) together with Pokhara Sub metropolitan City (PSMC) organized Pokhara Sustainable Urban Transport Conference on 25th September 2015 in Pokhara. The conference was organized to bring stakeholders together to initiate policy dialogues, enhance partnership among stakeholders, and share initiatives and best practices on sustainable urban transportation to support Pokhara Valley for better transport plans.
Electric Vehicle and Cycle Rally was organized on 29th September 2015 from NAC, Newroad to Baneshwar to promote cycling and electric-based transport system for addressing existing petroluem crisis and urban transport problems.