The major objectives of the meeting
- To familiarise Ministry of Population and Environment(MOPE) officials with the CCRMF components
- To discuss on the initial screening of tools to identify which need to undergo further VA and AP assessment
- To discuss incorporation of Climata Change adaptation component in EIA
The meeting started with the opening remarks from Mr. Narayan Raj TImilsina, Joint Secretary and Chief of Environment Division from Ministry of Population and Environment (MOPE). The meeting was headed forward by Mr. Akhanda Sharma, Senior Division Engineer and National Project Manager, MOPE/PPCR3
There were two presentation during the meeting. First presentation was delivered by Mr. Peter John, Climate Change Risk Mangement Specialist presentation on climate change risk management framework and initial screening tools for resilient infrastructure.Another presentation was delivered by Dr. Pashupati Nepal, National Risk Management Specialist/ TA Project on suggestions for including climate change adaptation in EIA legislation and regulations.
All the senior officials from Ministry of Population and Environment, present in the meeting actively participated in the discussion.