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UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE RESIDENT COORDINATOR IN NEPAL Press Statement – 16 October 2014 ________________________________________ Nepal, 16 October 2014: The Resident Coordinator of the United...
Thu, 2014-10-16
OCT 14 - Shoko Noda has witnessed major changes in Nepal during her tenure as UNDP Country Director for Nepal. Noda, who leaves for the Maldives as the island nation’s UN chief, commends Nepal’s...
Tue, 2014-10-14
The recent monsoon season has provided us with stark reality that even though great strides have been made in disaster risk reduction, we are still a long way from a resilient and well prepared Nepal...
Mon, 2014-10-13
Kathmandu, 9 October 2014 – Film actor, director and producer Aamir Khan has become Ambassador for UNICEF in South Asia. In this capacity Mr. Khan will support UNICEF’s work to promote the right of...
Thu, 2014-10-09
Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on World Habitat Day, to be observed on 6 October: Over the past decade, efforts under the Millennium Development Goals have cut the proportion...
Tue, 2014-10-07
Monday, 6 October 2014 Every year on the first Monday of October we reflect on the state of our human settlements and what we want the cities of our future to look like. This year, the United Nations...
Tue, 2014-10-07
Nepal, 24 September 2014: The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Nepal, Jamie McGoldrick reiterated the UN’s sadness at the demise of Nanda Prasad Adhikari, which was also expressed in the...
Wed, 2014-09-24
KATHMANDU (23 September 2014) - The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is deeply saddened by the death of Nanda Prasad Adhikari, father of Krishna Prasad Adhikari. Nanda Prasad Adhikari...
Tue, 2014-09-23
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre in Paris and the UNESCO Office in Kathmandu in close collaboration with the Department of Archaeology, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal is...
Mon, 2014-09-22
KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is participating in the eighth annual Kathmandu Marathon to highlight the importance of school meals programmes in fighting hunger. WFP has...
Sat, 2014-09-20
WFP News Release 19 September 2014 KATHMANDU – Fourteen-year-old Dhan Bahadur Bohara of Bajhang district of Nepal has been named as one of the winners in a global children's design competition...
Fri, 2014-09-19
The IPV will help secure a world free of all polio disease KATHMANDU, 18 September 2014 – In a landmark step to accelerate the global eradication of polio and help prevent a resurgence of the disease...
Thu, 2014-09-18
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