Nepalese Youth for Climate Action (NYCA) together with Clean Energy Nepal (CEN) organized “COP 22 Ground Action Event” to observe the Global Day of Action, 2016 at Mangal Bazaar, Lalitpur on 12th of November, 2016. The event was supported by Oxfam in Nepal whereas Alliance for Agriculture and Food and GROW Campaign were other event partners.
The Ministry of Population and Environment (MoPE) together with Clean Energy Nepal (CEN) organized a UNFCCC COP22 Consultation Program on 23rd September at Roya Singi Hotel, Kathmandu. The program was chaired by Dr. Bishwa Nath Oli Secretary of Ministry of Population and Environment, Honorable Janak Raj Chaudhary, Dr. Ram Prasad Lamsal, Joint Secretary and Chief of Climate Change Management Division, MoPE, and Mr. Naresh Sharma, Under- Secretary, (Tech) and Chief, Climate Finance Management Section, MoPE.
With the objective of reclaiming the street for the promotion of non- motorized transportation, 4th vehicle free campaign “KTM Walks” was organized on Saturday, 17th September, 2016 at Killagal Kathmandu. This time the campaign was initiated by Star club (one of the active local club of Killagal) which was supported by several organizations including Clean Energy Nepal, Resource Centre for Primary Health Care and other local clubs.
Clean Energy Nepal (CEN), Clean Air Network Nepal (CANN) together with Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) and the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) organized a press meet to disseminate the truths associated with Air Pollution in Kathmandu Valley on 6th June, 2016. The meet aimed to clarify the hyped news in media on position of Kathmandu as the third most polluted city in the world and first in Asia and to enhance knowledge and share facts about air quality in the valley.
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.