International Symposium on

Transforming Mountain Forestry 

Bridging transboundary challenges with 21st century paradigms for the welfare of mountain people, forests and environment in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

Dehradun, India

18 - 22 January 2015


Invitation and Additional Information


Event:Pres Briefing, Transforming Mountain Forestry in 21st Century for the Welfare of Mountain People, Forests and Environment in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
Date:Saturday, 17 January 2015
Time:12:00 – 13:00 HRS
Venue:Board Room Hall, Forest Research Institute
Event:Inaugural Session of the Transforming Mountain Forestry in 21st Century for the Welfare of Mountain People, Forests and Environment in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
Date:Saturday, 18 January 2015
Time:17:00 – 19:00 HRS; to be seated by 16.45 HRS
Venue:Convocation Hall, Forest Research Institute
Event:Press Conference, Transforming Mountain Forestry in 21st Century for the Welfare of Mountain People, Forests and Environment in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
Date:Saturday, 18 January 2015
Time:15:30 – 16:03 HRS
Venue:Board Room, Forest Research Institute

 Attending Conference Sessions

  • Please register yourself at the Media Desk and get a Press Card that will allow you access to the session 
  • For any interviews with experts, please also contact the Media Desk Team

Live Streaming 

  • Inaugural Session of the Transforming Mountain Forestry in 21st Century for the Welfare of Mountain People, Forests and Environment in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, 17:00 – 19:00 HRS, Sunday, 18 January 2015, Convocation Hall, Forest Research Institute

  • High level segment and lawmakers’ session With His Excellencies, Forest Ministers, and Parliamentarians from SAARC countries and Indian Mountain States, 13:30 – 16:30 HRS, Monday, January 19, 2015, Convocation Hall, Forest Research Institute

  • Valedictory Session,  Building the Roadmap from Recommendations to Policy Action and Up scalable Practices, Thursday, 22 January 2015,  13:45–15:00 HRS, Convocation Hall, Forest Research Institute

For further information contact:

Kunal Satyarthi, IFS, Head Silviculture Division , Forest Research Institute
Email: satyarthik@icfre.org, Cell: 91-9410394349; Web: www.icfre.gov.in

Nira Gurung, Senior Communications Officer, ICIMOD
Email: nira.gurung@icimod.org; Cell:  7579007752; Web: www.icimod.org