The pandemic’s long shadow

As this news digest reaches you in this first month of 2022 and we while we continue to hope for relief from COVID-19, I’d like to reflect back on all that we were able to accomplish in 2021 despite the limitations. As I reflect back on this year past, I see that the world over, […]


A couple of weeks have passed since the conclusion of UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow, and we have had some time to process and evaluate our participation in this significant conference. This year, we were engaged in a number of activities at COP26, including hosting a high-level panel which brought together representatives from our Regional Member […]

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The time to act is now: There are mountains of opportunity for climate action in the HKH

9 November 2021, Glasgow, Scotland, UK In a high-level event at the ongoing 26th session of the Conference of Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) introduced the ‘Mountains of Opportunity’ – an investment framework to enable partners to identify, align and scale up […]