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The Monthly Update includes a brief overview of political developments, operational space challenges and emerging issues affecting peace and development for March as well as a humanitarian update for...
Tue, 2014-04-15
GENEVA (14 April 2014) - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Monday expressed grave concern at a bill presented to the Nepalese Parliament which could lead to amnesties for serious...
Tue, 2014-04-15
39 stranded Nepalese migrants, mostly victims of trafficking and exploitation have been repatriated from Beirut, Lebanon with the support from IOM and the Nepal Embassy in Cairo, Egypt today, 14th...
Mon, 2014-04-14
ILO News (KATHMANDU) – Improving the situation of Nepal’s migrant workers was high on the agenda of a three-day high level visit to Nepal by the ILO’S Assistant Director General and Regional Director...
Thu, 2014-04-10
Nepal’s human rights record faced the scrutiny of the United Nations Human Rights Committee for the second time on Tuesday 18 March and Wednesday 19 March in meetings that was webcast live. Nepal is...
Mon, 2014-04-07
Remittances from overseas workers are an economic lifeline in Nepal, last year amounting to around USD 4.75 billion, or 25 per cent of the country’s annual GDP – the highest rate among South Asian...
Fri, 2014-04-04
Welcome! It has been an exciting year so far with a new field unit team and five new UN volunteers from Switzerland, Norway and Nepal. Six Youth Volunteers have also recently completed their...
Thu, 2014-04-03
Kathmandu – IOM Nepal has been awarded a Rana Samundra Trophy by the National Tuberculosis Center (NTC), Department of Health Service, the Ministry of Health and Population, for having introduced the...
Tue, 2014-03-25
This year, the world commemorates the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for the first time following the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela. This sad...
Thu, 2014-03-20
The Monthly Update includes a brief overview of political developments, operational space challenges and emerging issues affecting peace and development for January, as well as a humanitarian update...
Thu, 2014-03-13
The UNESCO Office in Kathmandu jointly with Ministry of Education and the Nepal National Commission for UNESCO will present the Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report 2013/14, “Teaching and...
Thu, 2014-03-13
Kathmandu 12 March 2014 - The UNAIDS Representative to Nepal and Bhutan had the pleasure today, Wednesday 12 March 2014, of welcoming Carolyn Miles, President and Executive Director of Save the...
Thu, 2014-03-13
Kathmandu, 10 March 2014 —“Vision is looking beyond the obvious, and success is doing something about it! Drastic changes must and will be made to do the right things and to do them right. These...
Tue, 2014-03-11
On the occasion of International Women’s Day we celebrate the courageous and determined women who have broken down barriers so women in their communities and countries can claim their rights and...
Fri, 2014-03-07
This International Women’s Day, we are highlighting the importance of achieving equality for women and girls not simply because it is a matter of fairness and fundamental human rights, but because...
Wed, 2014-03-05
Today we join the people of the world in celebration of the progress made for women’s rights, women’s empowerment and gender equality. We also acknowledge that progress has been slow, uneven and in...
Wed, 2014-03-05
04 March 2014 On Tuesday, the Dumse drinking water project and the Beldangi police station, both funded by the European Union, were inaugurated in the Damak Municipality (Jhapa district, eastern...
Tue, 2014-03-04
UNICEF Nepal, UN Women and UNFPA Nepal jointly present Nirbhaya Foundation’s “Women in Concert” on the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8 (SATURDAY, Falgun 24) with a...
Mon, 2014-03-03
CITYNET and Microsoft invite government officials, urban planners, and software developers to join CityApp Kathmandu 2014: Innovative Solutions for Cities. This unique event brings together...
Mon, 2014-02-17
Kathmandu – The formulation of a comprehensive land act was the central theme of a conference on land issues held in Kathmandu on Thursday. The conference, ‘Post Conflict Land Issues and Land...
Fri, 2014-02-14