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18 Nov 2020 Press releases
New Director General at ICIMOD

Kathmandu, Nepal (18 November 2020): Our newly appointed Director General, Dr Pema Gyamtsho, has taken up his role, beginning his ...

4 Nov 2020 Press releases
A key global asset under threat

Kathmandu, Nepal (29 October, 2020): The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is threatened by climate and other changes, and urgent coordinated ...

3 Aug 2020 Press releases
HKH post COVID-19 resilient recovery plans must consider mountain realities

As governments around the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region reel from the shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic immediate, medium- and ...

1 Mar 2020 Press releases
High and dry: New study warns of looming water insecurity in Himalayan towns

Press release for immediate release High and dry: New study warns of looming water insecurity in Himalayan towns March 1, 2020, ...

20 Dec 2019 Press releases
In service of mountains and people

Breaker of taboos Didar Ali, one of the founding members of the Bulbulik Heritage Centre in Gulmit, Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan, has dedicated himself to ...

9 Dec 2019 Press releases
Scientists rank world’s most important, most threatened mountain water towers

Research provides new insight on mountain glacier–derived water resource systems, impacting up to 1.9 billion people globally December 9, 2019 — ...

24 Sep 2019 KDKH
Country Chapter for the Koshi Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Hub to be developed

A recent UNESCAP disaster risk-focused report has identified transboundary river basins in South Asia as disaster hotspots. One such area ...