Annual Report 2015: Regional and Global outreach

China, India, and Myanmar Host ICIMOD Days

Every year, the people who make ICIMOD’s programmes happen in each country – from development partners to policy makers to researchers – come together to showcase their work, engage in dialogue, explore potential partnerships, and build connections for the future.

ICIMOD Day in Myanmar was held in Nay Pyi Taw on 25 March, with a keynote  speech by the Minister of Environmental Conservation and Forestry. The gathering in China, dubbed Partners’ Day, was held in November just before the ICIMOD Board Meeting in Kunming, enabling board members and partners to meet face to face.

This year’s gathering in India, timed to coincide with International Mountain Day on 11 December, expanded to a full week, which included a soft launch of  the Climate+Change exhibition and display of local products from India’s mountain states.

Country days are a platform for mutual sharing and learning and a chance to network, engage in interactive sessions on new and ongoing activities, mobilize support and strengthen collaboration.