The Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal
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Ujol Sherchan, ICIMOD's Knowledge Management and Communication Officer, and Director General Dr. David Molden introduced Ing. Cesar Portocarrero, winner of the 2017 Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal, at a Knowledge Forum set up to share expertise in glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) hazard mitigation. Also in attendance was Dr. John Reynolds, a geophysicist with global experience in natural hazard assessment and mitigation (including the project that lowered Tsho Rolpa in Rolwaling).
At podium, Ujol Sherchan. In front row at right, John Reynolds and Cesar Portocarrero.