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UNICEF calls on governments, donors and the private sector not only to invest more, but also to invest more wisely in education KATHMANDU, 22 January 2015 – In many countries around the world,...
Thu, 2015-01-22
Kathmandu, 21 January 2015: Nepal’s political leaders have successfully achieved many of their peace process commitments since the end of the conflict in 2006. Agreement on a new constitution is a...
Wed, 2015-01-21
UNITED NATIONS Under Secretary General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman Press Statement – 14 January 2015 Nepal, 14 January 2015: I am concluding a two-day visit in Nepal. I...
Wed, 2015-01-14
The declaration of Bajura and Arghakhachi as the 16th and 17th Open Defecation Free (ODF) districts in the country was a major milestone for the GSF Programme in Nepal as it meant that half of the...
Mon, 2015-01-12
UNFPA provides reproductive health and dignity kits in four mid-western districts KATHMANDU, 12 January 2015— UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, provided reproductive health and...
Mon, 2015-01-12
Lumbini excavations highlighted among world’s top 10 discoveries Archaeology, the magazine of the Archaeological Institute of America features the discovery of a structure dating back to the...
Mon, 2015-01-12
Nepal has launched 5th series of Population Monograph and CensusInfo, marking another milestone in the country's 100 years of census history. The National Planning Commission (NPC) released the...
Tue, 2014-12-30
In Dadeldhura, a UNFPA-supported district, priests, traditional healers and astrologers launch an action plan to tackle child marriage Priests, astrologers and traditional healers in Dadeldhura...
Tue, 2014-12-30
2nd High Level Consultation: Migration for Development: Integrating Labour Migration in the Sectoral Policy Kathmandu, 19 December 2014 – Today marking the International...
Fri, 2014-12-19
The Monthly Update includes a brief overview of Local level updates, Constitution/Federalism/Political updates, Inclusion/Discrimination, Operational incidents updates, UN RCO...
Fri, 2014-12-19
Statement by UN Resident Coordinator a.i. Ziad Sheikh At the NHRC Human Rights Day 9 December 2014 - Check Against Delivery - Right Honorable Prime Minister Mr. Sushil Koirala...
Wed, 2014-12-10
Press statement by international development partners in Nepal on the occasion of the International Day of Anti-Corruption Development partners call for collaboration to combat...
Tue, 2014-12-09
On 26 November, the Victims Common Platform on Transitional Justice presented the Kathmandu Declaration and Plan of Action to Jamie Mcgoldrick, the UN Resident Coordinator. The Platform is a group of...
Wed, 2014-12-03
The Monthly Update includes a brief overview of Local level updates, Constitution/Federalism/Political updates, Inclusion/Discrimination, Operational incidents updates, UN RCO...
Mon, 2014-12-01
25 November 2014 As we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, let us mobilize for the 16 days of activism from now until Human Rights Day on 10 December...
Tue, 2014-11-25
New York, 24 November 2014 — A United Nations call to “Orange YOUR Neighbourhood” kicks off tomorrow with people around the world displaying the colour to symbolize hope for a future free from...
Tue, 2014-11-25
UN joint statement for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Gender-Based Violence ‘Justice for women...
Tue, 2014-11-25
Kathmandu, November 23: The Working Women Journalists (WWJ) organized a discussion on “Status of survivors of conflict related sexual violence (CRSV) and their access to services”. The event...
Sun, 2014-11-23
Violence against women and girls appears all too often in headlines across the world. But along with the cases that make the news are many thousands of other incidents occurring every day, on every...
Thu, 2014-11-20
20 November 2014 - Kathmandu Metropolitan City And UNICEF To Work Together For Clean, Green And Child-Friendly City KATHMANDU, 20 November 2014 – Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) and UNICEF...
Thu, 2014-11-20