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KATHMANDU, 15 June 2016 – A national conference on early childhood development (ECD) calling for greater coordination and investment in holistic development of children aged 0-8 is being held today...
Wed, 2016-06-15
A joint press statement from the Government of Nepal represented by the Ministry of Labour and Employment together with the International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF, Joint Trade Union...
Sun, 2016-06-12
As members of the international community with long-standing commitments to the Government and people of Nepal, we have been following recent developments in relation to human rights and transitional...
Fri, 2016-05-27
Statement for the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula By Giulia Vallese, Representative of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for Nepal 23 May 2016 Women and girls in...
Mon, 2016-05-23
I was traveling along with my colleagues and government officials through a dirt road in Sindhuli district, when I felt the ground move at 11:56 am on April 25th, 2015. We were heading towards a safe...
Wed, 2016-05-11
1.8 million individuals have been assisted through the provision of emergency shelter assistance, technical shelter support to build back safer, camp coordination and camp management, debris removal...
Thu, 2016-05-05
It is often possible to predict, prepare for and even avoid worst impacts of natural disasters Before the dust had even settled after the two major earthquakes that hit Nepal in 2015, local...
Mon, 2016-05-02
Kathmandu 25 April, 2016. Today at 11:56, UN staff in Nepal will observe one minute’s silence on the first anniversary of the Nepal earthquake. We remember those who lost their lives and reflection...
Mon, 2016-04-25
KATHMANDU, 24 April 2016 – A year after devastating earthquakes in Nepal, 1.6 million school children are starting the new academic year in affected areas. Yet many of them continue to study in...
Mon, 2016-04-25
Re-advertisement: Senior Admin & Finance Assistant (Open to Nepalese nationals only) UNESCO Office in Kathmandu seeks applications from qualified and experienced candidates of Nepalese citizens...
Thu, 2016-04-21
UNESCO Director-General to visit Nepal Katmandu, 14 April – UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova will visit Nepal, at the government’s invitation, for the main purposes of monitoring the post-...
Thu, 2016-04-14
The Government of Nepal, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has today launched a National Action Plan to eradicate hunger from the country by...
Thu, 2016-03-31
On 9 March 2016, Australian Embassy, in partnership with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, UN Women and Sancharika Samuha Nepal, hosted a discussion on “...
Wed, 2016-03-09
UN Joint Statement for International Women's Day 2016 'Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it Up for Gender Equality!' "As women thrive, so will we all. If girsl are held back, the whole world feels the pain...
Tue, 2016-03-08
Kathmandu, March 2, 2016: UNICEF Nepal and the Government of Finland signed an agreement today to co-finance recovery and reconstruction of Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities in...
Wed, 2016-03-02
The information this week came from #quakehelpdesk volunteers based on face-to-face conversations and community hearings with around 455 people in the 7 priority districts between 18 - 25 February...
Tue, 2016-03-01
KATHMANDU, 25 February 2016 - The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) today released the findings of the Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (NMICS) 2014. The findings included data on child...
Thu, 2016-02-25
The information this week came from #quakehelpdesk volunteers based on face-to-face conversations and community hearings with around 206 people in the 6 priority districts between 4 - 11 February...
Tue, 2016-02-16
Nepal became an International Organization for Migration (IOM) member state in 2006. In 2007, the Government of Nepal (GoN) and the IOM signed a memorandum of understanding to encourage cooperation...
Mon, 2016-02-15