Third Regional Media Dialogue (Kathmandu)

The Third Indus Basin Regional Media Dialogue "Looking to the Future-the Indus basin in 2028", was held in Kathmandu, Nepal on the 21st -22nd June, 2018. The central theme of the dialogue was the Indus River Basin in the next decade, reflecting the United Nations General Assembly declaration of 2018-2028 as the International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development. The dialogue was attended by 24 journalists from Afghanistan, China, India and Pakistan and Nepal. Experts from ICIMOD, IWMI and the Ministry of Energy and Water (Afghanistan) addressed the media. A field visit to a wetland site near Bhaktapur to study an Ecosystem Based Adaptation initiative championed by the local community was organized for the second day.