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7 Jan 2022 Press releases
Honouring pandemic heroes of the mountains

Every year, the ICIMOD Mountain Prize is awarded to an individual, organization, or private sector entity based in the ...

16 Dec 2021 Press releases
IUCN report identifies sites with World Heritage potential in Himalaya and beyond

A new report lists seven broad areas in the Himalayas, the Hindu Kush and the Karakoram mountain ranges where new ...

12 Nov 2021 Press releases
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 ...

9 Aug 2021 Press releases
A spotlight on mountains in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Nepal’s Rt Honorable Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba has called for common regional voice at the upcoming United Nations Biodiversity ...

28 Jul 2021 Press releases
HKH2Glasgow: Hindu Kush Himalaya countries to raise a unified voice for mountains at COP26

Delegates from the eight Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) countries, including UNFCCC national ...

22 Feb 2021 Climate change
ICIMOD’s Adaptation Fund accreditation paves the way for strengthened regional cooperation on climate change adaptation in the HKH

On 17th February 2021, the Adaptation Fund Board announced its decision to accredit the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development ...

12 Jan 2021 Press releases
Global Landscapes Forum community urges seven ways to harness the power of landscapes to safeguard biodiversity

Kathmandu, Nepal, 12 January: As the world comes to terms with the effects of global environmental change on zoonotic disease ...

22 Dec 2020 KDKH
Stakeholders call for more transboundary cooperation to address disaster risk in the Koshi River basin

Earlier this year, the South Asian floods of 2020 were declared a humanitarian crisis when millions across the subcontinent were ...