World Environment Day 2017 Celebration

Nepal Youth Council organized interaction program on the occasion of World Environment Day on 5th June 2017 at Sungabha Foodland, Baluwatar, with theme of Connecting Youths to Nature.  32 youths

Nepal Youth Council organized interaction program on the occasion of World Environment Day on 5th June 2017 at Sungabha Foodland, Baluwatar, with theme of Connecting Youths to Nature.  32 youths participated in the program and interacted in different subject matter related to the environment, tourism, sustainable goals, photography etc. Different organizations like Greenhood Nepal, WWF-Nepal and Small Mammals Conservation and Research Foundation (SMCRF) presented their activities. Mr. Hem Bahadur Katuwal from SMCRF presented the introduction and activities of SMCRF and also shared his experiences at the program to motivate the youths. All presenters were awarded with the token of love.

Similarly, SMCRF also participated in the World Environment Day celebration organised jointly by the conservation partners- Lalitpur Metropolitan, NTNC, IUCN, WWF Nepal and BCN- participants at the event were mainly school students and teachers from over 50 schools. Chief guest at the event, and the exceptionally renowned Mr. Satya Mohan Joshi (Culture Expert and Littérateur), along with special guest Mr. Chiri Babu Maharjan (recently elected Mayor of Lalitpur Municipality) handed over prizes across various categories and joined in the country-wide celebrations. At the event, the very newly crowned Miss Nepal 2017 and NTNC Biodiversity Conservation Ambassador, Ms. Nikita Chandak (along with Miss Nepal Asia Pacific Ms. Sahara Basnet) administered the mass oath-taking pledge aimed at building collective commitment to enrich the country’s spirit for nature, culture and biodiversity.

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