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An Exhibition on Climate Change held in Pokhara
An Exhibition on Climate Change was organized at the International Mountain Museum (IMM), Pokhara, Kaski on 4th December 2008 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This exhibition was organized by Fredskorpset (FK) Network Nepal in collaboration with National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) and SEWA, Nepal. The FK Network Nepal, however, initiated and took the lead in organizing this exhibition. FK Network Nepal is a network of Nepal partner organizations of FK Norway and the secretariat of the FK Network Nepal is being hosted from NIDS.

An opening ceremony took place between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. for which the Norwegian Ambassador to Nepal, His Excellency Thor Gislesen and Madam Ambassador were present as guests of honor. The Exhibition was held in two locations within the IMM premises—indoors hall where the opening ceremony took place and on the grounds of IMM inside a tent. The Exhibition mainly targeted school children in Pokhara.

The Exhibition in the indoors hall consisted of various posters that gave information on climate change in general, including to the causes, its effects and mitigation activities. These posters were both in simple English and Nepali languages with pictures and diagrams. Besides, various documentaries about climate change were also shown in the hall. The Exhibition outdoors was divided into two sections. One section contained a display of information materials on climate change, including posters (both in Nepali and English language), booklets, magazine, books, brochures etc on climate change. Some booklets and information materials containing basics of climate change were distributed to the school children. The other section of the Exhibition contained documentary shows (both in Nepali and English) regarding climate change throughout the day. Open quiz contests were also organized for the school children. The questions were formulated on the climate change issue. The winners of the quiz contests were awarded with the educational materials. It was estimated that a total of about 1400 students and more than 100 community people observed the exhibition. The Exhibition officially ended around 4:30 p.m.
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