National Conservation Day

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With the theme ‘Unite to Conserve Chure, the treasure of Biodiversity’, National Conservation Day is going to be celebrated on 23 September 2014. Government of Nepal taking the leadership is supported by 9 consortium member organization consisting of Bird Conservation Nepal, ECCA, ICIMOD, IUCN, National Trust for Nature Conservation, World Wide Fund for Nature, Wildlife Conservation Nepal.

During this program with the launching of other conservation related publication of consortium member organization, ICIMOD’s new publication, An integrated assessment of the effects of natural and human disturbances on a wetland ecosystem – A Retrospective from the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve will be launched by Rt. Honorable Chairman of Constituent Assembly Subhash Chandra Nembang.

ICIMOD being one of the member organization of the function, contributed some monetary support for the event. 

Below is the agenda of the program to be celebrated at Nepal Academy Hall.                        

PROGRAM AGENDA

11:00 AM All Guests to be seated
11:30 AM Arrival of Rt. Honorable Chairman of Constituent AssemblySubhash Chandra Nembang (National Anthem to be played immediately after the arrival of RtHonorable Chairman of Constituent Assembly Subhash Chandra Nembang)
11:35 AM Welcome speech by Honorable Minister for Forests and Soil Conservation Mahesh Acharya
11:40 AM Inauguration of the ceremony by Rt. Honorable Chairman ofConstituent Assembly Subhash Chandra Nembang
11:45 AM Launching of conservation publications by Rt. HonorableChairman of Constituent Assembly Subhash Chandra Nembang
  • Nepal’s National Bio diversity Strategy Action Plan 2014 -2020 MFSC
  • An integrated assessment of the effects of natural and humandisturbances on a wetland ecosystem - A Retrospective fromthe Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve by ICIMOD and MFSC
  •  Poster on Mammals Red List of Threatened Species by IUCN
  • Book on Wildlife Crime by WCN
11:50 AM Presentation ofNational Conservation Award by Ministry ofForests and Soil Conservation to be presented by Rt.Honorable Chairman of Constituent Assembly SubhashChandra Nembang
11:55 AM Presentation of Jatayu Scholarships by Bird ConservationNepal to be presented by Honorable Minister for Forests andSoil Conservation Mr. Mahesh Acharya
12:00 PM A drama on Chure Conservation by the students of JayaMultiple college and Ambition Academy College
12:15 PM Presentation of WWF Memorial scholarship
  • Chandra Gurung Memorial Scholarship
  • Jenifer Hedley Memorial scholarship
  • Jill Bowling Schafaler Memorial Scholarship
12:20 PM Presentation of WWF Conservation Awards
  • Abraham Conservation Award
  • Young Conservation Leader Award
  • Media in Conservation Award
12:25 PM Video on Chure Conservation focusing on its good practice andlearning
12:35 PM Remarks by Rt. Honorable Chairman of Constituent AssemblySubhash Chandra Nembang
12:40 PM Closing Remarks and Vote of Thanks by the Secretary ofMinistry of Forests and Soil Conservation Sharad ChandraPaudel
12:45 PM Refreshments