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From the Director General

Our Director General offers his take on what’s happening within and beyond the region.

Raising ambition and action

2019 proved to be a year where evidence, awareness, and action around environment and climate reached new heights. One overarching ...

Even 1.5 degrees is too hot for our mountains

A key finding of the HKH Assessment Report is that 1.5 degrees is too hot for the Hindu ...

Putting People First

In late August this year, we hosted our first International Forum on the Cryosphere and Society in Kathmandu. ...

Celebrating the World Environment Day 2019

Fifty out of fifty one cities in northern South Asia and the Hindu Kush Himalaya that appear in the World ...

Recognizing uniqueness

Recognize and prioritize the uniqueness of HKH mountain people – this is what we have always sought to do through ...

Our biodiversity, our food, our health: Celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity 2019

Biodiversity is a global asset of tremendous value, recognized as “natural capital” necessary for the survival of all species that ...

HKH Call to Action

It has been absolutely delightful to see the response and acceptance, across the board, of the Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment ...

International Women’s Day 2019

Balance for Better: Men for Gender Equality in the Hindu Kush Himalaya Gender equality and women’s empowerment are prerequisites for prosperous ...

Celebrating World Water Day 2019 – Leaving no one behind

Ensuring water security for all, Access to safe drinking water is a universal human right. Water is an essential need not ...