Nepal Environment Week 2013

Nepalese Youth for Climate Action (NYCA) with support from its partner organizations is continuously organizing awareness, advocacy and action campaign nationally since the time of its establishment. In the year 2009, 2010 and 2011 we were came up with the creative idea of celebrating environment day through Mega event “Eco-football: Goal Against Climate change” with main objective to spread message nationally through media and through participants same as in 2012 we organized Third Nepalese Youth Climate Summit in Pokhara to advocate youths from grassroots level.
This year, NYCA has come up with more creative, result oriented plan for bigger and better event to mark the world environment day 2013. The Environment day will celebrate for one whole week with many events in Nepal.

Following are the major activities that we have come up with:
a)Facebook and social networking campaign
Knowing the effectiveness of social networking tools in campaigning, a massive awareness campaign using social networking tools such as Facebook, Twitter, and Blog will be organized throughout the Week. During the campaign, photo profile and status of most of the youth and other people in Facebook will be same with the common theme, blog competition on theme of World Environment Day 2013. Among the blogs best 3 will publish on NYCA official website and the different message will be circulated through Facebook, twitter and other social networking tools.

b)Nepal Environment Film Festival (NEFF)
Nepal Environment Film Festival is one of the events which will be organized in mid of the environment week on 3, 4 and 5 June 2013. The latest documentaries short films and movie clips on different environmental issues will be screened during this festival. The two hour documentary/film screening will be followed by the talk program and discussion on issues highlighted by the documentaries. NYCA will try to have the presence of documentary producer and subject related expert in the discussion session every day.

Date : 3 to 5 June 2013
Time : 2 to 5 PM
Venue : Russian Culture center
Entrance : Tickets for Corporate houses and free invitation pass for general public

c)Climate Song
A song will be prepared which will be sang by renowned artists and officially the lyrics is called on opening of Environmental Film Festival and will be played in 6th Anniversary of NYCA (August 10, 2013)
d)Idea Challenge
Idea Challenge is a competition will be done through the social media facebook, where people can post their creative and genuine ideas. Among them NYCA choose the best idea will implement in Environment week 2013.