World Wetlands Day 2003: Pakistan

06/02/2003

Celebrating World Wetlands Day (2nd Feb)

Celebration Programme from 31 Jan- 5 February 2003

sameer [mailto:sameer@iucn.org.np]
Sent: 29 January 2003 04:30
To: ramsar@ramsar.org; Ger; BOS Elroy; Hans Friederich; Mira Lee Manickam; Jean-Yves Pirot
Subject: Celebrating World Wetlands Day in Nepal

Dear Friends,
I am very pleased to send you details of how IUCN Nepal is supporting the
celebration of World Wetlands Day this year.

Regards, Sameer Karki

Sl. No.

Programmes

Date

Time

Main Partners

Venue

1.

Meet the Press on the role of media

Jan 31, 2003

11 am

Nepal Forum of Environment Journalists

Hotel Greenwich

1.

A kaleidoscopic look of understanding Water and Wetlands

January 31

8:30 - 8:50 pm

Nepal Television

Achel (TV Programme on

Nepal Television)

3.

Wetland Day special features/anchors/supplements

January 31, February 1 & February 2

Print media Awareness

Various national newspapers

The Rising Nepal, Gorkhapatra, The Himalayan Times, Space Time Today, The Kathmandu Post, The Nepali Times, Spotlight

4.

Wetlands Dohori Song in Deuda Style

February 1

5:00 – 5:30 pm

Nepal Television

5.

IFY & Wetlands - A round table panel discussion

February 1

7:15 – 7:45 pm

Radio Sagarmatha FM

6.

Radio Programme, Naso

February 1

8:30-8:45pm

Radio Nepal

7.

Wetlands hard news

February 1 & 3

Print media Awareness

All major daily newspapers & tabloids

8.

Prime time wetland news coverage

February 1 & 3

Electronic media Awareness

Nepal Television & Channel Nepal News

9.

Billboard inauguration by Secretary Mr. Chandi Prasad Shrestha, MoFSC

February 2

9 am

Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation

DNPWC premises, Babarmahal

10.

National level interaction programme on wetlands

February 2

9 : 30 am

Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation

Hotel Narayani, Lalitpur

11.

Children’s Art Competition

February 2

11 – 1 pm

Friends of the Zoo (King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation)

Central Zoo

12.

Wetlands Day Exhibition

February 2

Day-long

Central Zoo

Central Zoo

13.

Celebrating Wetlands

February 2

6:30 – 6:50 pm

Hamro Kathmandu

Nepal Television

14.

Wetlands special by YA TV on Nature Calls

February 2

6:55 - 7:25 pm

Nepal Television

15.

No Wetlands - No Water documentary

February 2

8:00 – 8:30 pm

Channel Nepal

16.

IUCN Nepal National Committee Event to celebrate World Wetland Day

February 2

IUCN Nepal National Committee

Nagdaha, Lalitpur

17.

Valuing wetlands in Aankhijhyal

February 4

7:00-7:30pm

Nepal Television

18.

" Third Koshi Tappu Migratory Bird Festival" Ethic dance competition performance

February 5

  12:00 pm onwards

Nepal Tourism Board, Aquabirds Unlimited Co., UNDP’s Participatory Conservation Programme and Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (Sponsored by IUCN Nepal, organized under the Third Migratory Bird Festival))

LET US ALL CELEBRATE WORLD WETLANDS DAY

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