Nepal destroys wildlife stockpiles
Nepal marked International Day for Biodiversity by destroying a large amount of wildlife stockpiles in the Chitwan National Park (CNP), which had...
Under the leadership of the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation and in the presence of conservation partner organisations and other stakeholders, more than 4000 animal parts and wildlife...
TROSA: New trans-boundary water governance initiative aims to enhance regional cooperation
Over the last decade, IUCN has been working with governments, civil societies and academics in Asia on trans-boundary hydro-diplomacy through its...
On 19 June 2017, Oxfam in Bangladesh launched a five-year project to promote improved policies and practices that protect the rights of communities along the trans-boundary Brahmaputra-Meghna river...
South Asia Vulture Recovery Programme’s sixth Regional Steering Committee meeting held
Sixth Regional Steering Committee meeting of the South Asia Vulture Recovery Programme was held at Kathmandu, Nepal on 28 June 2017. Representatives...
The meeting was chaired by Mr. Prakash Mathema, Secretary, Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Government of Nepal and co-chaired by Dr. Tej Pal Singh, Deputy Regional Director, IUCN Asia...
BRIDGE in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basins (BRIDGE GBM)
Project title: Building River Dialogue and Governance for civil society organisations in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basins (BRIDGE GBM) Location: Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River...
President of Nepal visits IUCN to strengthen future collaboration
President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari met with Inger Andersen, Director General of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today at...
An IUCN State Member since 1974, Nepal has collaborated with IUCN on the design and implementation of national policies, strategies and guidelines relating to the environment and development. Most...
Nepal marked World Environment Day
Every year, 5 June is celebrated as World Environment Day to spread awareness for conserving the environment. Nepal celebrated World Environment Day...
IUCN Nepal has celebrated this event, over the years, with its members and partners. This year also the event was celebrated jointly with the Central Zoo - National Trust for Nature Conservation (...
Photo gallery: Chitwan National Park – home of the one-horned rhino
Discover the beauty of Chitwan National Park in Nepal through stunning photos from a recent IUCN World Heritage mission! IUCN experts report on the...
In March 2016, IUCN carried out a monitoring mission to Chitwan National Park to assess its state of conservation, following a request by the World Heritage Committee. Nestled at the foot of the...
22nd National Wildlife Week concluded
In Nepal, National Wildlife Week is celebrated every first week of the Nepali New Year with the objective of generating awareness on the importance...
Various activities, which aimed at raising public awareness on the importance of wildlife conservation were conducted for a week, to mark the celebration. The event is being implemented every year...
World Water Day: IUCN video highlights key success factors for sustainable shared water resources management
A new video on the importance of transboundary cooperation for equitable and sustainable water resources development was launched today by IUCN, on...
The video was produced as part of the BRIDGE Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (BRIDGE GBM) project, an initiative launched by IUCN Asia in 2016, and supported by The Asia Foundation, to develop a regional...
World Environment Day Celebrated
Nepal celebrated World Environment Day 2016 with a dedication to mark the theme of this year 'Go Wild For Life', to encourage zero tolerance for...
IUCN Nepal has celebrated this June 5th event, over the years, with its members and partners. This year was no different, as IUCN Nepal celebrated World Environment Day jointly with the Central Zoo...
Building bridges for better cooperation
In light of the growing severity of natural disasters and increasing vulnerability to climate change in South Asia, the European Union Delegation to...
South Asia is particularly vulnerable to natural disasters and impacts of climate change. With new international commitments, such as the Paris Agreements signed on April 22, 2016, there is...
Fierce yet fragile: Coexistence in a changing world
Tigers once inhabited vast parts of Asia, from Indonesia to the Central Asian states; they have now vanished from over 90% of their former range. On ...
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