Orientation program held for Kathmandu-based journalists

20th August 2021, Kathmandu: NEFEJ supported Government of Nepal Ministry of Forests and Environment to organize an orientation program for central level journalists on Roadmap to COP26 to facilitate journalists to report on climate change issues as well as the upcoming 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference which is scheduled…..Read More

Melamchi area at risk: Floods could strike again at any time

15th August, Kathmandu: Experts have pointed out that floods and landslides could hit Melamchi again even before the assessment of complete loss and damage caused by the floods in the Melamchi river. The statement was made as there is still a risk of landslides in Vemathang where the debris was…..Read More

Memorandum of Understanding signed between NEFEJ and Kathmandu University

30th July 2021, Kathmandu: A seven-point memorandum of understanding was signed between Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) and Kathmandu University at a ceremony held at the university today. The MoU was signed in the presence of Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa. The signature was done…..Read More

NEFEJ’s building construction and Progress Commitments

23rd July, 2021: NEFEJ organized a program to discuss on the building construction and progress commitments on Friday. During the program, there was a participation of NEFEJ's former executives and the current executive committee. Speaking on the building construction of NEFEJ, Former President Aaditya Man Shrestha said," Environmental Forums have…..Read More

NEFEJ organizes Climate Change-based Journalism Training

NEFEJ organized a virtual half day training to motivate journalists towards Climate change adaptation based reporting. Twenty-two journalists from fifteen different districts had participated during the training program moderated by Senior journalist Sabin Sharma. Climate Change Expert Manjeet Dhakal gave his expert presentation highlighting the context of climate change scenario…..Read More

SC issues interim order against export of construction material

Kathmandu, June 19: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order to the government not to implement its decision to export construction material like stone, gravel and sand. The government had announced the decision in its budget speech for the fiscal year 2021/22. Citing the fundamental right of citizens to…..Read More

NEFEJ welcomes govt decision to promote EVs and ban plastic bags

Kathmandu, May 31: Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) has welcomed the government decision to introduce various policies to promote electric vehicles and replace vehicles run on fossil fuels. The government has decided to form a working group to formulate plans and implement them to replace vehicles run on fossil…..Read More

NEFEJ demands withdrawal of decision to export construction material

Kathmandu, May 31: Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) has demanded that the government immediately withdraw the decision to export material like stone, gravel and sand to reduce the trade deficit. The government decision is not in favor of the country from environmental, financial and social perspective as it is…..Read More