Knowledge Forum Organized in Collaboration with Royal Norwegian Embassy

Time

Programme

1:00 pm Guests arrive – tea/coffee
1.20 – 1.30 pm Welcome by ICIMOD Director General David Molden
1.30 – 1.40 pm Opening address by Norwegian Ambassador Lasse Bjørn Johannessen
1.40 – 2.10 pm Situating the problem – Rajan Kotru, ICIMOD Regional Programme Manager, Transboundary Landscapes, on plastic pollution in river basins
2.10 – 2.30 pm Voices of the next generation – Doko Recyclers on alternative solutions for waste management in Kathmandu Valley and beyond
2.30 – 2.45 pm Address by Mayor of Lalitpur Metropolitan City – Mr. Chiri Babu Maharjan
3.00 – 3.30 pm Panel discussion – how do we take this further? Moderated by Kunda Dixit/Nepali Times
3.30 – 3.45 pm Announcement of ICIMOD Mountain Prize
3.45 pm Closing