Building on the success of these initiatives, ICIMOD, in partnership with the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN)
where ICIMOD serves as the thematic node on Mountain Climate Change, is now preparing for the Asia Pacific Youth Forum and Training Workshop, which will take place in Kathmandu, Nepal from 21 to 24 September 2014. The event will bring together young professionals, including scientists, early career professionals, young politicians, and youth initiative leaders from the region, and will develop their knowledge on mountain and climate change adaptation issues.
The Forum will bring together 40 participants from the Asia-Pacific region engaged in sustainability issues. With technical support from several leading institutions, the four-day programme will include capacity building and knowledge exchange sessions, leadership exercises, and excursions to nearby environmental projects.
This forum has been made possible with support from the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC)
under its Sustainable Mountain Development for Global Collaboration (SMD4GC
) programme, the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN
), and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).
For further information, please contact the event focal point:
Ms Smita Ghimire