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#OceanAction21440
Creating more informed and aware citizenry
by Government of Nepal (Government)
Although Nepal is a land-locked country, over 4.5 million Nepali people (or over 15% of its population) work outside Nepal, including in various island and coastal countries, several thousand of them serving as sea-farers. Therefore, Nepal wishes to make use of all opportunities to inform, orient, train and educate its young people, professionals, officials as well as seafarers and others likely to work in or near seas and oceans, on their responsibility towards water, Himalayas, seas and oceans in general, so as to create a more aware citizenry and skilled personnel as part of capacity building as well.
Progress reports
14.a
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Training and professional development
  • Other (please specify): inform, orient, train and educate
regular
Although Nepal is a land-locked country, over 4.5 million Nepali people (or over 15% of its population) work outside Nepal, including in various island and coastal countries, several thousand of them serving as sea-farers. Therefore, Nepal wishes to make use of all opportunities to inform, orient, train and educate its young people, professionals, officials as well as seafarers and others likely to work in or near seas and oceans, on their responsibility towards water, Himalayas, seas and oceans in general, so as to create a more aware citizenry and skilled personnel as part of capacity building as well.
Staff / Technical expertise
training, education and public awareness
Basic information
Time-frame: June 2017 - December 2030
Partners
Ministry of Law and Justice; Ministry of Environment Ministry of Labour and Employment (Department of Foreign Employment) National Planning Commission
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations New York, PMN-UN, NY, nepal@un.int, 12123703988
New York
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