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Some 22 per cent of Nepali women aged 15-49 experience domestic violence at least once in their lifetimes, according to the National Demographic and Health Survey (2011). For most, speaking out is...
Thu, 2016-12-08
New Fast-Track HIV Plan aims to end AIDS epidemic in Nepal, by 2030 Nepal Lunches five-year strategic HIV plan: "Nepal HIVision 2020" KATHMANDU, 1 December 2016 - Nepal’s Minister of Health, Gagan...
Thu, 2016-12-01
Today Nepal marks ten years following the Comprehensive Peace Accord that brought an end to its decade-long conflict. Steadily over the last ten years, Nepal has made strides toward maintaining peace...
Mon, 2016-11-21
Promoting and Safeguarding Nepal’s intangible heritage: Workshop on developing safeguarding plans, 21-25 November 2016 UNESCO supports Nepal in building national capacities through the development of...
Fri, 2016-11-18
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...
Fri, 2016-11-11
NEPALGUNJ, 24 Oct 2016: On the occasion of the 71st UN Day today, the UN Country Team in Nepal has launched a nationwide ‘SDGs Roadshow’ as a campaign to raise awareness on the Sustainable...
Mon, 2016-10-24
This news letter covers: Chief of UN Volunteers Development Program visits Nepal Sustainable Development Goal Quiz' Reproductive Health Kits and Dignity Kits are important component of...
Fri, 2016-09-30
UNESCO strongly condemns the planting of multiple Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and suspicious objects near school buildings around the Kathmandu Valley, out of which three exploded in the early...
Wed, 2016-09-21
20 September 2016, Kathmandu: UNICEF condemned the placement and explosion of bombs at more than half a dozen schools in Kathmandu Valley today. According to reports, improvised explosive...
Tue, 2016-09-20
Sep 14, 2016- Ganga Maya Adhikari is fasting until death. She is protesting the handling of the case of her murdered son, killed in 2004 allegedly by Maoist combatants. Ganga Maya wants the accused...
Wed, 2016-09-14
Background The 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...
Fri, 2016-09-02
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...
Thu, 2016-09-01
UNESCO very concerned about inappropriate rebuilding of historic structures, in particular Ranipokhari Last week, in a letter to the Kathmandu Metropolitan City and the Department of Archaeology,...
Thu, 2016-09-01
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 2016...
Tue, 2016-08-30
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY 2016 OP-ED Today we are witnessing human suffering on a scale that has not been seen since the end of the Second World War. More than 130 million people around the world need...
Fri, 2016-08-19
KATHMANDU, 19 August 2016 — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has prepositioned life-saving Reproductive Health (RH) Kits and Dignity Kits in Kathmandu, three regions and 16 districts of...
Fri, 2016-08-19
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...
Thu, 2016-08-18
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...
Fri, 2016-08-12
Nepal :Flood and Landslide Affected District Maps are available on Website. Please check the link http://un.org.np/resources/maps
Wed, 2016-07-27
The Newsletter covers New UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Valerie Julliand presents letter of credential New UNHCR Representative in Nepal Secretary General condemns on attacks in Afghanistan UNV...
Fri, 2016-07-15