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Least Developed Countries Group Push for Decisive Climate Action at United Nations General Assembly

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As the UN General Assembly convenes in New York, the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group calls on heads of state and government to reaffirm their pledge to tackle climate change by committing to fair and concrete climate solutions that will protect all people and the planet. The theme of this year's UN General Assembly debate - 'Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet' - is a timely and vital reminder of the importance of safeguarding a liveable world for ourselves and future generations.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 September 2017 20:33

More than 200 reported killed in Mexico earthquake

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According to reports 216 bodies been recovered so far from 7.1-magnitude earthquake which struck Mexico on Tuesday, 21 confirmed to be children under age of 10 years. Local media reports said soldiers had administered oxygen to one trapped child through a tube.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 19:04

6.1 Magnitude tremors hit east coast of Japan

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According to US Geological Survey an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 has been detected off the coast of Japan. The earthquake struck about 175 miles south east of Kamaishi, and around 200 miles east of Fukushima.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 18:45

Experts convene to address human mobility changes in Hindu Kush region

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Experts convene at ICIMOD to address human mobility challenges in the region’ on the conclusion of ‘Regional Knowledge Forum on 'Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Sustainable Development Goals in the Hindu Kush Himalaya region. The workshop was participated by many academics from Asia and was held at ICIMOD Headquarters, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 September 2017 18:47

“Forced From Home” exhibit carries a strong message across the United States

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Field worker Dr. David Kuwayama conducting a session at the exhibit

Medicines Sans Frontiers (Doctors Without Borders) kicked off their exhibit and awareness programs first session in Boulder, Colorado last week. Forced from home is a travelling exhibition that is designed to give visitors a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by the people forced to flee for their safety. The exhibition access is free for the general public.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 September 2017 05:20
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