Addressing poverty and vulnerability in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
Date:
01-04 Dec 2013
Location:
Nepal (Kathmandu)

Forging regional partnerships to enable transformative change

Themes will include managing climate change and adaptation, gender, social development, Enviornmental sustainability.

Objectives

The Conference will bring together stakeholders from the Hindu Kush Himalayan region and beyond to: Crystallize science-based evidence for policy planning and action: To draw together science-based evidence on the extent and contours of poverty and vulnerability in the Hindu Kush Himalayas and deliberate issues, challenges, and opportunities to address poverty and vulnerability in the region and thereby, provide scientific evidence for policy planning and action.

Move beyond pilots to scaling up: To showcase good practices and lessons learnt and identify means for scaling up potential innovative solutions.

Foster regional partnerships for transformative change: To forge regional cooperation and partnerships for addressing poverty and vulnerability in the Hindu Kush Himalayas.


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How to register

For general Information, contact

Shammin Sultana
Consultant
Adaptation to Change
Tel: 977-1-500 3222 Ext 155
Fax +977-1-5003277
Mobile: +977 9813106769
Email: ssultana@icimod.org


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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Environment, Social Impacts & Resilience, Vulnerable Populations
Countries:
India, Nepal
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