Green Discussion on “COP 22 Outcomes and Opportunities for Nepalese Youth”

Nepalese Youth for Climate Action(NYCA) together with Clean Energy Nepal(CEN) organized a discussion program “COP 22 Outcomes  and  Opportunities for Nepalese Youth” as a part of green discussion series on 15th January 2017.

The main objective of the program was to  share the information and knowledge among the youth on the UN Conference of Parties(COP 22), its outcomes,youth involvement and climate tracking  that happened in Marrakesh, Morocco from 7-18 November  2016 and give further information on how they can grab the opportunities and become a change-maker.

The one and half hour session was conducted by Mr. Binod Prasad Parajuli, a research fellow at HI-AWARE, ICIMOD, fellow at Climate Tracker and  MSc. Candidate at Central Department of Environmental Science (CDES) TU. Also, he was an attendee of COP 22 in Morocco. He shared  his personal  experience about being a negotiator tracker and  following the COP negotiations during COP 22. He also discussed on the agendas that was put forward16106508_10208569554298158_449199190_o by the Government of Nepal during the COP. He stressed on the opportunities that youth can grab at any moment without waiting for the perfect moment to come highlighting the outcomes of COP 22 . He also shared his experience of tracking the negotiations. He also suggested youth to remain updated on the contemporary issues and explore the doors of opportunities .

The session was soon followed by a discussion forum where youths discussed about how to overcome the challenges that come along with the opportunities and what youth need to focus more on.

Enthusiastic youths from various backgrounds participated in the event.