Giving a voice to women: New radio station is force for change in empowering women

29 November 2011

A group of women in Jumla waited patiently and celebrated heartily the day when the antenna finally arrived and Radio Nari Aawaaj, which means Voice of Women, could start its transmissions as the first women’s community radio station in Jumla. ”It was a happy day. We danced and laughed and

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Documenting music heritage: challenges and future directions for Nepal

23 November 2011

A symposium on “Documenting music heritage: Challenges and future directions for Nepal” will be held in Lalitpur on 28 November at the Hotel Himalaya from 12:30 – 17:00 pm. , immediately following the International Folk Music Film Festival Nepal 2011.

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Science scholarships at UNESCO’s International Centre for Theoretical Physics now available

15 November 2011

Nepali graduates in natural sciences can now apply for scholarships for a one-year training in four specialized fields (Condensed Matter Physics, High Energy Physics, Earth System Physics and Mathematics) at UNESCO’s Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy.

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UNESCO Office in Kathmandu Newsletter, Volume III, Issue III, July-September 2011

12 October 2011

UNESCO Office in Kathmandu Newsletter, Volume III, Issue III, July-September 2011

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Radio Nari Aawaj starts test transmissions

3 October 2011

Radio Nari Aawaj, otherwise known as Radio Women’s Voice, a community radio station managed and operated by women from the remote Jumla district in Nepal’s Far western region, recently started test transmissions.

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