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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 ...

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 ...

15 Dec 2020 Press releases
Honouring mountain champions

Kathmandu, 11 December 2020 Every year, the ICIMOD Mountain Prize is awarded to an individual, organization, or private sector entity based ...

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, ...