Participation of Ambassador Mr. Roland Schäfer in the International Conference on Resilient Hindu Kush Himalaya: Developing Solutions towards a Sustainable Future for AsiaEnlarge image (© ICIMOD)
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) jointly with the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Population and Environment and with support from the European Union, was organizing an international conference entitled, “Resilient Hindu Kush Himalaya: Developing Solutions towards a Sustainable Future for Asia.” Bringing together more than 400 experts from around the globe, the Conference aimed to identify, discuss, and jointly recommend possible resilient solution packages suitable for mountain areas. Roland Schäfer, Ambassador to Nepal from the Federal Republic of Germany participated together with the Right Honorable President of Nepal, Bidya Devi Bhandari in the High Level Panel on the first day. The mountain region provides ecosystem services and the basis of livelihoods for more than 210 million people living in the mountains as well as 1,3 billion people downstream. The Federal Republic of Germany supports ICIMOD and its projects since the last 30 years.
-ICIMOD Press release: http://www.icimod.org/?q=29623
-ICIMOD further information about the Conference: http://www.icimod.org/?q=16219
-Summary Day 1: Inauguration & High Level Panel…
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