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Development Advocate

Posted on March 3, 2021 7:15:00 PM

Towards a more sustainable and resilient society: COVID-19 should serve as an alarm and herald our transition to a sustainable society that takes climate action into account

COVID-19 has disrupted our lives in ways we could not have imagined. The pandemic blurred political borders and exposed how interconnected the different socio-political systems and global economy are. On the other hand, while the global economic engine, industries and cities slowed down, people saw the return of a habitable environment in cities that were previously clotted with congestion, dust, pollution, and noise.

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Posted on March 3, 2021 7:15:00 PM

Taking the lead in a post-COVID world

The coronavirus scourge has led the world to realise that we all are connected and the whole world really is one large family. But at the same time, the pandemic has also introduced social distancing as a primary means to defeat the virus.

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Posted on March 3, 2021 7:15:00 PM

A Smart City is only possible with smart citizens, smart governance, smart economy, and smart infrastructure

Among Nepal’s 753 local government units, Syangja’s Waling Municipality has been at the forefront of championing the digital agenda. The municipality has developed a ‘Smart Waling’ mobile application that connects residents directly with the local government, among other measures meant to take governance and bureaucracy online.

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Posted on March 3, 2021 7:15:00 PM

Building bridges, surviving the pandemic and emerging stronger

The COVID-19 pandemic overall has not been kind to the LGBTIQ+ community as it continues to entrench existing inequalities, push hard-working individuals further down the socio-economic ladder, and even take lives.

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Posted on January 26, 2021 7:15:00 PM

Going local and sustainable

With the right economic and environmental policies, it is possible to create an economy that thrives, both culturally and economically, co-evolving with nature itself.

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