Announcement

Starting Bachelor in Midwifery program in Nepal is a milestone

16 January 2017

KATHMANDU, 16 January 2017 – The official start of the Bachelor in Midwifery program in Nepal is an important milestone towards improving maternal and newborn health in the country, said the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The Government of Nepal launched the Bachelor in Midwifery pro

Promoting and Safeguarding Nepal’s intangible heritage: Workshop on developing safeguarding plans, 21-25 November 2016

18 November 2016

Promoting and Safeguarding Nepal’s intangible heritage: Workshop on developing safeguarding plans, 21-25 November 2016UNESCO supports Nepal in building national capacities through the development of safeguarding plans for intangible cultural heritage. With the support of the International Tr

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Call for Volunteer Award 2016

11 November 2016

For this years International Volunteer Day, we announce the launch of the first ever Volunteer Awards in Nepal to showcase the work and commitment done by volunteers in Nepal. The international theme of IVD 2016 is “Volunteers, the best among us" so let's choose the best and award their everyday d

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Call for Expression of Interest UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group (Deadline: 22 September 2016 at 17:00 pm Nepal time)

2 September 2016

BackgroundThe United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Womenwww.unwomen.org) was established by General Assembly resolution 64/289 of 2 July 2010 on system-wide coherence with the mandate to assist Member States and the United Nations system to progress more effecti

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Australian Ambassador Glenn White visits Bhutanese Refugee Camp

1 September 2016

Damak, Nepal - As the large-scale resettlement programme for Bhutanese refugees draws to a close, the Australian Ambassador to Nepal, H.E. Glenn White, visited Beldangi refugee camp in Jhapa District on Thursday. During the trip, Mr White met with Bhutanese refugees and observed programmes designed

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Call for entry on " Lifelong Learning Open Photography Competition" on the occasion of the 50th International Literacy Day

30 August 2016

The UNESCO Kathmandu is organizing an Open Photo Competition on Lifelong Learning on the occasion of the 50th International Literacy Day, 8th September 2016. Submission deadline is 8th September 2016Please click here for more information on the competition guidelines.

Olympian Deepak Bista celebrates Refugee Spirit and Olympic Participation

18 August 2016

KATHMANDU, 18 August – Today, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Nepal marked the first-ever participation of a refugee team in the Rio Olympics by organizing various sporting events for refugees. Olympian Deepak Bista attended the event and cheered on hundreds of refugees of diverse na

UNHCR Nepal to Celebrate Refugee Olympic Team

12 August 2016

KATHMANDU, 11 August - The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is organizing various sporting events for refugees in Nepal to celebrate the first-ever participation of a refugee team in the Rio Olympics.

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Nepal :Flood and Landslide Affected Districts Maps are available on Website

27 July 2016

Nepal :Flood and Landslide Affected District Maps are available on Website.Please check the link http://un.org.np/resources/maps

World Population Day: An opportunity for Nepal

11 July 2016

Statement for World Population Day by Giulia Vallese, Country Representative for Nepal, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)Nepal’s aspiration to become a middle-income country and to attain the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 rests on how much it will invest in its you

United Nations Security Council: Resolution 2250(2015)

30 June 2016

United Nations Security Council: Resolution 2250(2015) Adopted by the Security Council at its 7573d meeting,09 December 2015.

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ONE YEAR ON INFOGRAPHIC

5 May 2016

1.8 million individuals have been assisted through the provision of emergency shelter assistance, technical shelter support to build back safer, camp coordination and camp management, debris removal, income support and protection activities as well as provision of health and psychosocial services fo

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Re-advertisement: Senior Admin & Finance Assistant

21 April 2016

Re-advertisement: Senior Admin & Finance Assistant(Open to Nepalese nationals only)UNESCO Office in Kathmandu seeks applications from qualified and experienced candidates of Nepalese citizens for the following position:Position Title :Senior Admin & Finance Assistant Condition of Emplo

IOM February 2016 Infosheet

15 February 2016

Nepal became an International Organization for Migration (IOM) member state in 2006. In 2007, the Government of Nepal (GoN) and the IOM signed a memorandum of understanding to encourage cooperation and the delivery of services to Nepal, which is a country of origin, transit and destination of migrat

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Boost access, quality of sexual and reproductive health services for youth in Asia-Pacific, says UNFPA report

1 February 2016

Bangkok – 1 February 2016 A new report from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, finds that more of the nearly one billion young people between 15 and 24 in the Asia and Pacific region are having sex before marriage than ever before, yet many face a dangerous dearth of information on se

Mobilizing young people to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights of quake-affected young people

25 January 2016

Visiting the places that still bear the scars of last year's devastating earthquake and educating affected young girls and boys about issues related to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) was never going to be an easy job for young volunteers. Bound and determined, a bunch of

Giving youth a platform to contribute to development agenda

18 January 2016

Young people in Baitadi have called for their full and effective participation in decision-making in order to contribute to the future development agenda in this Far Western district of Nepal.Such a call came during the district's first Youth Conference which was attended by around 200 young people

UNESCO Rescue Archaeology Mission provides instrumental findings to set up better approach for post-disaster responses to rehabilitation of earthquake damaged heritage

13 January 2016

UNESCO Rescue Archaeology Mission provides instrumental findings to set up better approach for post-disaster responses to rehabilitation of earthquake damaged heritageThe 2015 earthquakes that hit Nepal were not only human catastrophes of enormous proportions, they also triggered a cultura

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Join Us this Saturday, December 12, 2015!

7 December 2015

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) cordially invites you and your family to the Grand Finale Event of the “Get to know and help us protect 83 Open Spaces in Kathmandu Valley