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Let’s cherish the music of freedom - Jazz, on 30 July. Come join us! The 2015 International Jazz Day celebration will kick off at Moksh, in Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur on Thursday, 30 July at 6 pm...
Mon, 2015-07-27
Open Photography Contest on ‘Women’s Literacy’ In collaboration with the Non Formal Education Center, UNESCO is organizing an open photography contest with the theme of ‘Women’s Literacy’....
Mon, 2015-07-27
Nepal - Three months after the devastating Nepal earthquake, a new IOM report shows that internally displaced people (IDPs) are consolidating in fewer, larger sites, but important service and...
Fri, 2015-07-24
Following reports of children being trafficked in the wake of April and May earthquakes in Nepal, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has joined forces with the Government and other organizations to...
Tue, 2015-07-21
The #MigrantHeroes Smartphone Film Competition is a new IOM initiative to collect films shot on smartphones that tell migrant stories from around the world. Selected films will ...
Mon, 2015-07-20
Nepal - Since the Government of Nepal’s 30 June decision to temporarily relocate people living in areas at risk from landslides, IOM, as the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM)...
Tue, 2015-07-14
With the onset of the monsoon season, which often brings heavy downpours, floods and landslides in Nepal, United Nations and humanitarian partners have expedited distribution of basic food items to...
Tue, 2015-07-14
UN Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific (UNRCPD) assists countries in the Asia and Pacific region in achieving their peace, security and disarmament goals, through...
Tue, 2015-07-14
STATEMENT FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY Giulia Vallese Representative of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for Nepal As Nepal is progressively recovering from a devastating seism, World...
Mon, 2015-07-13
Kathmandu, 10 July 2015: The international community commends the current progress in the constitution drafting process, and the efforts shown by all political parties to finalize the constitution in...
Fri, 2015-07-10
Kathmandu, July 9, 2015 - For years, various national and international studies have claimed that the Kathmandu Valley is highly prone to earthquakes and that most infrastructure and buildings in the...
Thu, 2015-07-09
7 July 2015 BARHABISE, Sindhupalchowk - She pauses for a moment when asked about the damages caused to her family by the devastating Nepal earthquake of 25 April 2015. Seconds later, 70-year-...
Tue, 2015-07-07
SINDHULI DISTRICT, Nepal - After losing her house to the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25, Sanu (name changed to protect identity), 20, was lured away from her hometown by promises...
Wed, 2015-07-01
In Nepal, land issue was one of the primary drivers of ten years of armed conflict. It has devastated thousands of lives and properties in the country. On top of that, Nepal also faces significant...
Fri, 2015-06-26
(Kathmandu/Bangkok, 25 June 2015) Two months after the first of the two devastating earthquakes hit Nepal, some 2.8 million of the people affected continue to require vital humanitarian assistance....
Thu, 2015-06-25
Nepal – IOM’s distribution of Corrugated Galvanized Iron (CGI) sheets in Barhabise Village Development Committee (VDC), Sindhupalchowk District, continues despite temporary road closures in Jurey due...
Tue, 2015-06-23
IOM has warned of a worrying increase in post-earthquake displacement in Nepal as it releases the second round of results from its Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM). The level is set to rise still...
Tue, 2015-06-16
15 June KATHMANDU – Queen Letizia of Spain has been named FAO Special Ambassador for Nutrition in a ceremony in organized by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome....
Mon, 2015-06-15
We take the World Day Against Child Labour as an opportunity to raise our collective voice against child labour and CALL IN all children back to school, who have been missing out on education since...
Fri, 2015-06-12