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Andreas Schild

International Year of Youth – 2011

The present world faces many, often overlapping, challenges which threaten the environment, social stability, economic progress, and overall attempts to ...

Celebrating World Environment Day 2011, ‘Forests: Nature at your Service’

Forests cover approximately 25% of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region, and as a varied repository of biodiversity and biomass they ...

International Day for Biological Diversity 2011

Forests cover close to one-third of the earth’s land surface and contain more than two-thirds of the world’s terrestrial species. ...

World Water Day 2011

The world’s cities are growing at a great rate and urbanisation is increasing. Almost 38% of the growth is represented ...

International Women’s Day 2011

Over the past century, women have come a long way, and this is reflected in the celebration of International Women’s ...

IMD 2010 Message

A majority of the world’s indigenous women and men live in mountain regions, many on the margins of society and ...

WED 2010 Message

The Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region is among the most fragile and biodiversity-rich areas in the world. The biodiversity significance of ...

IBD 2010 Message

ICIMOD is celebrating the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB) 2010 with various activities including bringing its experience in biodiversity conservation ...