World Environment Day 2011

Date:05 Jun 2011
Venue:Kathmandu, Nepal
Contact Persons:Nira Gurung
Type:International Event

Celebrating World Environment Day embracing the theme- 'Forests: Nature at Your Service'

To celebrate World Environment Day and help raise awareness on sustainable forest management and forest conservation, ICIMOD is joining hands with partners in several activities:

National Level Activities 

Regional Level Activities 

  • ICIMOD is supporting the G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED) to hold 'Voices of School Children - Children’s Discussion and Expression Sessions' with school children from mountain areas in different age groups. The topics of the discussions are

    1. Forest fires in mountains: why, how and what can I do? 
    2. Mountain people and forests: Children’s assessment of human dependence and people’s responsibilities

  • ICIMOD photo exhibition on International Year of Forests 2011, Almora, India.