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GENEVA (12 September 2014) – UN Special Rapporteur on transitional justice Pablo de Greiff* Friday warned that “despite clear international obligations, only a fraction of perpetrators of massive...
Mon, 2014-09-15
We live in an age of profound challenges in terms of increasing complexity of major crises and their impact on affected people throughout the globe. As well as climate related disaster which...
Mon, 2014-09-15
The UNESCO Office in Kathmandu is partnering with the Jeevan Bikas Samaj on climate change education for sustainable development (CCESD) at the local school level in the Morang District. A district...
Thu, 2014-09-11
Against the backdrop of increasing instances of climate induced disasters in Nepal, climate experts from six different countries, including Nepal have called for integration of climate and disaster...
Wed, 2014-09-10
On behalf of the United Nations in Nepal, Real Solutions Pvt. Ltd., invites applications from potential Nepali candidates belonging from Socially Excluded Groups for a traineeship programme with UN...
Mon, 2014-08-25
Right Honorable President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav, Honorable Minister for the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, Nilam K.C. Khadka, Chief Secretary Lilamani Poudel, Convenor, National...
Thu, 2014-08-21
Nepal, 20 August 2014: The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Nepal, Jamie McGoldrick expressed his condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives and those who are still...
Wed, 2014-08-20
We live in an age of profound challenges in terms of increasing complexity of major crises and their impact on affected people throughout the globe, as well as climate related disaster, which are...
Wed, 2014-08-20
Colleagues, Excellencies and friends. We are gathered here today to celebrate the annual United Nations International Youth Day and it is with great pleasure I welcome you all here at the UN House....
Wed, 2014-08-13
A safe and healthy passage from adolescence into adulthood is the right of every child. Being healthy means not merely the absence of illness, but complete physical, mental and social well-being. An...
Tue, 2014-08-12
Kathmandu, 11 August 2014: Mr. Tomoo Hozumi, a national of Japan, today took up his post as the new Representative for UNICEF in Nepal. On arrival Mr. Hozumi said, “It has been a long cherished dream...
Tue, 2014-08-12
School management committees’ (SMC) role is vital in ensuring inclusive and equitable access to quality education for all contributing to sustainable peace in future federal Nepal. This was discussed...
Fri, 2014-08-01
Various activities have been done in the Climate Change Education (CCE) in Nepal by several agencies, both governmental and non-governmental, development partners and academia. However, the...
Thu, 2014-07-24
The Government of Nepal, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed a USD 5 million to expand access to renewable in rural areas under the...
Mon, 2014-07-21
Godavari, Lalitpur, was the setting for the UNESCO/UNPFN workshop on “Education Planning and Effective Delivery of Education in a Future Federal State”. Held from the 15 to 18 July, this residential...
Fri, 2014-07-18
(New York) UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, today announced the appointment of British Actress, Emma Watson, as Goodwill Ambassador...
Tue, 2014-07-08
The Government of Nepal and UNESCO signed an agreement on Monday, 30 June 2014 to implement the three-year second phase of the project “Strengthening conservation and management of Lumbini, the...
Tue, 2014-07-01
IOM Nepal Press release 24 June 2014 Nepal launches Joint Migration and Development Initiative Project Kathmandu - The Joint Migration and Development Initiatives (JMDI), where International...
Wed, 2014-06-25
In April 2014, UNV deployed 8 National UN Volunteers ICT Experts to 5 regions of Nepal as part of LGCDP II. Nepal’s First National LGBTI Community Dialogue, part of the Asia-Pacific regional...
Wed, 2014-06-25
The Monthly Update includes a brief overview of political developments, operational space challenges and emerging issues affecting peace and development for May as well as a humanitarian update for...
Fri, 2014-06-20