November 22, 2018
SYMPOSIUM: ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS

November 24, 2018 : AFK’s ENVIRONMENT FESTIVAL: Beat the Plastic Pollution
WCN will be collaborating with Alliance Francaise and many other partners in their biennial event Planet Nepal on the theme “Beat The Plastic Pollution”. WCN will be putting up stalls and exhibits focused on instigating behavioral change towards plastic use. WCN will also be organizing work stations where students of different ages can come and participate in hands-on activities on thinking creatively about waste.
We expect participation of more than 2000 individuals from different walks of life in the program, including Eco-Smart Member Schools.

Some of the activities in the stations will include:
– Waste sorting activities
– Paper DIY
– Videos on waste
– Photographic/Information Display on waste

Session I : Presentation
1. Voices from the schools – Students and Teachers from winning teams of WCN/NPP’s Eco-Smart Schools Grant 2018
2. School Garden – as learning spaces
3. Interactive Education- earlier the better
4. Environmental Education, Nepal and US
5. Community Education

Session II: Panel Discussion

November 29-30, 2018
CONFERENCE :YOUTH FOR SMART SOLUTIONS – 2nd Edition
DAY I
ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS OF NEPAL – CONNECTING PEOPLE TO SOLUTIONS

Session I: Presentations
1. Status of Air Pollution in Nepal
2. Ozone as an Air Pollutant
3. Air Pollution-Case Study of Kathmandu
4. Issues and Impacts of Noise Pollution
5. Water Pollution
6. Waste
7. Urbanization and Land degradation
8. Evidences of Impacts of pollution on Health in Nepal

Session II: Panel Discussion on Environmental Problems of Nepal –Connecting people to Solutions

DAY II
ROLE OF ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND AWARENESS IN SOLUTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS OF NEPAL
Session I: Presentations
1. Education for Sustainable Environment
2. Sustainable Development through Education
3. History of Environmental Education in Nepal
4. Importance of Environmental Education at School level
5. Climate Change and Education
6. Importance of Mass Communication on Environment-A perspective in Nepal
7. Status of Environmental Education in Nepal-Way forward for Environmental Education in Nepal

Session II: Panel Discussion on Environmental Education in the 21st Century