International Conference on Climate Change to be Hosted by Nepal

The event will witness more than 200 delegates including scientists, environmental experts, government officials, non-governmental organizations and policy makers.

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An international conference on climate change and concerning its adverse effects to on Hind Kush mountain range’s habitat will be hosted by Nepal to address the sensitive issue. The four day international conference will be inaugurated by President Bidya Devi Bhandari to be focused at finding solution to Asia’s sustainable future which can tackle the affects of climate change.

The event is supposed to be organized by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) initiative will witness more than 200 delegates including scientists, environmental experts, government officials, non-governmental organizations and policy makers.

The ICIMOD Director General Dr David Molden said, the core agenda of the event which is supported by Nepal’s Ministry for Environment, will be to find a solution for resilience building, promoting regional cooperation and reducing the data gaps for sustainable mountain development.

ICIMOD mentioned in a statement that to have an impactful response the complex issues faced by Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH), a lot of factors come along together helping a development of collective vision for the region’s sustainable development.

Molden also said “It will approach resilience building for transformative change in the HKH from a holistic perspective, viewed in the context of multiple change process in mountain areas. It also aims to deepen the commitment among concerned stakeholders and decision makers to find and implement resilience building solutions in the HKH and downstream.”

To foster alliances for actions by joining hands with global processes and strengthening regional cooperation will be one the major aims of the conference.

The topics of discussion by the experts from HKH countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh Bhutan, India, Myanmar and Nepal will be disaster risk reduction, water, food, energy security and sustainable ecosystems, eradicating poverty and promoting social and gender equality and investing in mountain livelihoods.

Source: ET Energyworld

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