Nepal is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change. British Council Nepal's Road to COP26 programme is countering climate change through innovation and empowering women and young people.

Some of the Road to COP26 projects in Nepal

Women Reporters on Climate Change

Through the Road to COP26 campaign, the British Council is offering women reporters in Nepal the chance to take part in a specialised five-week media workshop on the links between gender and climate change, followed by mentoring and grant support to publish original reportage. The workshops and mentoring are virtual.   

Find out more about Nepal's Women Reporters on Climate Change. 

Road To COP26 Innovation Grant Programme

After incubating 40 sustainable business ideas, the RoadToCOP26 Innovation Grant Programme has selected six innovation grantees to move into the next stage of mentoring and financial support. Experts are supporting their nature and craft-based supply chains ideas to deliver ecological and social benefits in the long-term. 

Find out more about Nepal's Road to COP26 Innovation Grant Fund.                              

Climate Change Film Competition

British Council Nepal, Camera Sika and Into Film are inviting school students to produce short documentary films on climate change. Up to 10 films will have digital screenings and the creators of the top five films will win prizes, including the opportunity to work with a film professional to make a new film. 

Find out more about Nepal's Climate Change Film Competition.

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