Hon Wai Wai, Institute for the Research of Tibetan Buddhist Heritage, Palace Museum, announced cooperation with UNESCO in digital archiving of Nepal's great religious heritage sites. The collaboration extends to the Department of Archaeology in order to archive the murals, artifacts and architecture of Nepal. Along with the conservation of heritage...
Eckart Roth, Chief Risk Of cer, Peak Re, announced plans to establish an insurance program for earthquake-prone regions of the Himalayas, focusing mainly on emergency relief and reconstruction. As insurance is believed to be essential for stable economic growth,
Daniel C. Taylor, President, Future Generations University, announced twenty scholarships for students from the Himalayan region undertaking Master’s Degree studies in Sustainable Development. It is a distinctive kind of degree for professionals seeking to create a dialogue..
Mahendra K.Shrestha, Chairman, Himalayan General Insurance (HGI) Co. Ltd., announced establishment of a USD 20 million fund entitled Himalayan Heritage Hotel Fund. It has a vision of conservation, sustainability and economic prosperity which are all very close to the spirit of Himalayan Consensus. The fund seeks to bridge the gap between traditional hospitality and nancial sustainability,