- Press Meet: Air Pollution in Kathmandu Valley-Myth or reality
Clean Energy Nepal (CEN), Clean Air Network Nepal (CANN) together with Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) and the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) organized a press meet to disseminate the truths associated with Air Pollution in Kathmandu Valley on 6th June, 2016. The meet aimed to clarify the hyped news in media on position of Kathmandu as the third most polluted city in the world and first in Asia and to enhance knowledge and share facts about air quality in the valley.
- Campaign for Clean Air Rights
The “Campaign for Clean Air Rights” led by a group of youth representing different organizations, civil entities, institutions and youth networks was kicked off on June 5th at Exhibition Road in front of Sabha Griha. Youths performed flash mob followed by a symbolic protest where the activists laid on the ground with mask on their face demanding urgent action against the hazardous and life threatening level of air pollution in Kathmandu Valley.
- 5th Kathmandu Sustainable Urban Mobility Forum
Clean Air Network Nepal (CANN), Clean Energy Nepal (CEN), in collaboration with Resource Center For Primary Health Care (RECPHEC) and Clean Air Asia(CAA ) jointly organized “5th Kathmandu Sustainable Urban Mobility Forum-an effort to ensure walking and cycling friendly environment”, on 18th May, 2016. The annual forum aims to bring the stakeholders together to initiate policy dialogue to enhance partnership and collaboration among stakeholders and to share initiatives and best practices on sustainable urban mobility and better air quality in the valley. This year the discussion was focused on need and importance of walking and cycling for better air quality.
- Talk Program with Michael Northrop
Clean Energy Nepal organized a Talk Program with Michael Northrop* on the Title: Why is Paris different than Kyoto! A US Perspective on 4th May, 2016at Sap Falcha, Babarmahal Kathmandu. The talk program was attended by 20 various distinguished personalities representing from academic institutions, civil society organizations and international organizations.