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Himalayan Consensus


Member of the United Nations Theme Group on Poverty and Inequality.

 

Himalayan Consensus is a fresh economic paradigm for protecting ethnic diversity and local identity through community empowerment, emphasizing the fight against climate disruption. 

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Himalayan Consensus


Member of the United Nations Theme Group on Poverty and Inequality.

 

Himalayan Consensus is a fresh economic paradigm for protecting ethnic diversity and local identity through community empowerment, emphasizing the fight against climate disruption. 

The Himalayan Consensus Institute is a non-profit organization, advocating for a fresh economic development paradigm drawn from collective experiences across the Himalayan region. 

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Nepal In Crisis


On April 25, 2015 Nepal was devastated by a 7.9 mega-earthquake followed by a second shattering 7.6 quake on May 12th. At the time five members of the Himalayan Consensus Board were in Nepal. Each has worked in their own individual capacity through their own network organizations as part of the relief response to this tragedy that underscores the fragility of the Himalayan region which is now the front line in our battle against climate disruption. 

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Nepal In Crisis


On April 25, 2015 Nepal was devastated by a 7.9 mega-earthquake followed by a second shattering 7.6 quake on May 12th. At the time five members of the Himalayan Consensus Board were in Nepal. Each has worked in their own individual capacity through their own network organizations as part of the relief response to this tragedy that underscores the fragility of the Himalayan region which is now the front line in our battle against climate disruption. 

SUJEEV SHAKYA OF HIMALAYAN CONSENSUS EXECUTIVE BOARD IS NOW LEADING NEPAL EARTHQUAKE. RELIEF EFFORTS IN SINDHUPALCHOWK. HE HAS SENT THIS URGENT APPEAL:

Relief efforts in Sindhupalchowk. He has sent this urgent appeal: "We are now channeling all funds to Chaukath VDC Ward No 8 in Sindhupalchowk where about 560 houses have been destroyed affecting 3000+ people.

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heritage in crisis

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Nepal is famous for its unique and ancient heritage sites, especially in the major metropolis of Kathmandu . After the 7.8 magnitude earthquake which shook the region on April 25th, not only are thousands dead, but many of these famous and precious heritage sites have sustained extensive damage. As much of Kathmandu's economy relies on tourism and religious pilgrimages, the damage is catastrophic beyond just architectural loss.

Thomas Schrom, Executive Director of Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust and Himalayan Consensus Advisory Board member spent over a decade restoring heritage temples and palaces in Patan. Following the earthquake he has been calculating the damages and costs of reconstruction. Himalayan Consensus is launching a fund raising drive "Adopt at Temple" for the restoration of the work that has been lost.

Schrom blogged, "just got back from Kabre (East of the Valley) - what a disaster.. almost all the old stone houses gone. I'm helping (and fundraising for) four of our staff who lost their homes there. Now we just had another good shake 7.4 North-east of KTM. I'm a bit rattled…" 


Himalayan Consensus Discusses Earthquake Relief With Nepal Ambassador On CCTV

Himalayan Consensus founder Laurence Brahm sat down with the Nepalese Ambassador to China, Dr. Mahesh Maskey, and the host of the popular CCTV News show Dialogue on April 28th to discuss disaster relief in Nepal and China's role in relief efforts and future rebuilding of infrastructure. 

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Nepal Economic Forum - Making Fund Transfer and Relief Work Through NGOs

Sujeev Shakya of Himalayan Consensus Executive Board has led the negotiation for amnesty of donations in the Nepal earthquake crisis. There had been a government tax of 15% on donations transferred to bank accounts and controls on physical goods entering the country. Sujeev Shakya has led the negotiation that offered a desperately needed breakthrough. Here is the news:

http://www.nepaleconomicforum.org/news/news.php?n=93

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Dwarikas founder Ambica Shresta, of Himalayan Consensus Advisory Board takes lead on relief efforts in Kavre where Dhulikel  is located. Her family's blog:

http://himalayanconsensus.org/dwarikas-blog


KAVRE EARTHQUAKE RELIEF NEPAL - An Urgent Appeal To The Global Community To Help Nepal

Rajeev Goyal, member of Himalayan Consensus Board of Advisers has been on the front line of disaster relief leading efforts in Kavare, a rural community devastated by Nepal's earthquake disaster. Hundreds of thousands of people are without homes and thousands of villages have collapsed.

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Voices from the ground post earthquake Nepal


Positives from the Nepal Earthquake 2015

Following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal (25th April 2015) there were a lot of positives that emerged. A salute to the unsung crusaders!

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