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At 11:56 local time, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, with the epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu and south of the China border. Dozens of aftershocks followed, including...
Sun, 2015-04-26
At 11:56 local time, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, with epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu; south of China border. Government reporting 30 out of 75 districts affected...
Sun, 2015-04-26
At 11:56 local time, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, with epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu; south of China border). Government reporting 30 out of 75 districts...
Sat, 2015-04-25
Kathmandu (26 April 2015): An estimated 6.6 million people live in the 30 districts affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal yesterday, 25 April 2015. According to the US Geological...
Fri, 2015-04-24
UNESCO urges making inventories to help recover stolen art objects. UNESCO is the custodian of several legal instruments in the field of art theft and illicit traffic of cultural property....
Wed, 2015-04-15
Nepal’s education minister participates in the 2015 Education for All Global Monitoring Report Launch in New York Minister for Education Chitra Lekha Yadab participates today, 9 April 2015 as a panel...
Thu, 2015-04-09
Since the 1960s, thousands of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures have disappeared from Nepal’s public temples, courtyards, fountains, and fields. Before they were stolen, they were worshipped in their...
Wed, 2015-04-08
Since the 1960s, thousands of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures have disappeared from Nepal’s public temples, courtyards, fountains, and fields. Before they were stolen, they were worshipped in their...
Wed, 2015-04-08
Suraj Maharjan has won the first prize in a UN-sponsored short video competition for his video "Ma Byujhiyapachi" (After I Wake Up). The video contest, which was organized on the theme of "Gender...
Tue, 2015-04-07
Nepal has its first ever National Population Policy endorsed by the Cabinet. The policy saw the day light when world leaders had just agreed to tackle emerging population and development priorities...
Fri, 2015-04-03
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) together with the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal have today inaugurated the country’s first Humanitarian Staging Area...
Wed, 2015-04-01
“Do you respect women and girls?” “Yes”. “Do you commit to ending violence against women and girls?” “Yes”. On March 17, these questions and answers resonated through Kharshal Tole, a human...
Fri, 2015-03-20
Nepal’s Silk Roads: “ancient highway” needs protection, mapping of historical sites The more than 2000-year-old historic Silk Roads bring different images to mind. These are often of camel caravans...
Fri, 2015-03-20
This is a call to express interest (EOI) in membership on the CCMN, to represent any one of the five (5) non-governmental constituencies, listed above. With an expression of interest, actual...
Fri, 2015-03-20
On the occasion of the 105th International Women’s Day, on 8 March 2015, in a joint event titled ‘Equality means Business’ organized by UN Women and Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), four CEOs...
Mon, 2015-03-09
As the world commemorates the twentieth anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the blueprint global agenda for the empowerment of women, it is also about to decide the...
Mon, 2015-03-09
UN Joint Statement for International Women’s Day 2015 ‘Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!’ Today, on International Women’s Day, we join governments and activists across...
Sun, 2015-03-08
THE SECRETARY- GENERAL -- MESSAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY New York, 8 March 2015 Twenty years ago, when the world convened a landmark conference on women’s human rights, the devastating...
Fri, 2015-03-06
Nepal: Zeid hails Supreme Court rejection of amnesties for serious human rights violations GENEVA (6 March 2015) - The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein today...
Fri, 2015-03-06