National Launching of LUCCC in Nepal Organized by The School of Environmental Science and Management (SchEMS).
The event was well attended by dignitaries representing government agencies and development partners, including representatives from universities in Nepal.
Among the participants were Former Under Secretary General of the United Nations – Gyan Chandra Acharaya, Secretary of the Minister of Population and Environment and Former LDC Group Chair – Prakash Mathema, Assistant Country Director of UNDP Nepal – Vijaya Singh.
It was a brief event of about 2 and half hours, started with short presentation on LUCCC (introduction, ongoing activities and future plan ) followed by discussions session. The discussion focused more on possible role and contribution of development agencies and government, and collaborations with other universities. Many development agencies, including UNDP and ICIMOD confirmed that they are happy to collaborate and formalize partnership with LUCCC at the national level.