People’s Climate March was organized in 7 different cities across Nepal ahead of crucial UN Climate talks in Paris on November 28, 2015,
In September 2014, ahead of Ban Ki Moon Climate Summit in New York, over 20 organizations came together and organized People’s climate march in Kathmandu. Over thousand people marched in the streets of Kathmandu demanding bold political action to address the climate crisis the march.
Many of the same organizations and individuals those were part of the People’s climate march in 2014 gathered again in October 2015 , this time they came as a collective force- people’s climate mobilization Nepal. People’s climate mobilization is a coalition of Nepali NGO’s and youth organizations working on environment, climate change, socio-economic, development, urban mobility and health issue.
Member organizations of the People’s Climate mobilization Nepal (Digo Bikas Institute, Youth Alliance for Environment, Nepalese Youth for Climate Action, We Inspire Nepal, YUWA, Car free cities and Jiwanta Nepal) organized 2 day Nepal climate convergence to unite and empower Nepalese youth on climate justice, activism, campaigning, art spaces and strategy and plan for the people climate march in different cities of Nepal.
People’s climate march was organized on Saturday, November 28 in 6 regional cities Damauli, Pokhara, hetauda, Chitwan, Butwal and Kathmandu, Capital of Nepal. This was first climate march organized in the regional cities. Youth and People from communities on the frontline of climate change lead the march in regional cities and in Kathmandu. People marched in different cities demanding clean energy future and justice to climate impacted vulnerable communities of Nepal.
Digo Bikas institute was one of the organizer for Nepal Climate Convergence and leading coordinating organizations for the people’s climate march in Kathmandu and other regional cities of the country.
Please visit People’s Climate Mobilization page for the photos and videos of the people’s climate march in 2014 and 2015 in Nepal.