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From the Director General

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

Celebrating World Water Day 2020: Water and climate change

Rivers have been the life force of civilizations from time immemorial. The Indus Valley, Ganges, and Mesopotamia civilizations all emerged ...

#EachforEqual: Changing self for equality in the HKH

Today, the topic of gender equality has gained visibility in all spheres of life, penetrating the public consciousness and discourse ...

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 ...