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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
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
Bangkok – 1 February 2016 A new report from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, finds that more of the nearly one billion young people between 15 and 24 in the Asia and Pacific region...
Mon, 2016-02-01
SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES PARLIAMENT’S MOVES TO AMEND CONSTITUTION In response to a question on Nepal, the Spokesman said that the Secretary-General welcomes Parliamentary action to...
Thu, 2016-01-28
Press Release - Department of Archaeology, Government of Nepal, Lumbini Development Trust and Durham University Archaeological Team resume archaeological investigations at Tilaurakot, Nepal. A team...
Wed, 2016-01-27
The information this week came from #quakehelpdesk volunteers based on face-to-face conversations and community hearings with around 264 individuals in the six priority districts between 14 -...
Mon, 2016-01-25
Visiting the places that still bear the scars of last year's devastating earthquake and educating affected young girls and boys about issues related to sexual and reproductive health and rights...
Mon, 2016-01-25
Young people in Baitadi have called for their full and effective participation in decision-making in order to contribute to the future development agenda in this Far Western district of Nepal. Such a...
Mon, 2016-01-18
UNESCO Rescue Archaeology Mission provides instrumental findings to set up better approach for post-disaster responses to rehabilitation of earthquake damaged heritage The 2015 earthquakes...
Wed, 2016-01-13