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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
Dailekh – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has held its Annual Children’s Design Competition at the Bhairabnath Higher secondary school, Naumule Bazar in Dailekh district. The theme for...
Tue, 2015-03-03
In 1995, at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, world leaders committed to a future where women are equal. One hundred and eighty nine countries and 4,000 civil society organizations,...
Tue, 2015-03-03
UN Resident Coordinator and and UNDP Resident Representative Jamie McGoldrick speaks to "Radio Talk", Radio Kantipur. In the 45-minute radio interview aired on Wednesday, Jamie talks about a range of...
Fri, 2015-02-27
A public private partnership initiative to strengthen community security Gadhimai Mela ‘a religious fair lasting for a month’ takes place every five years at the Gadhimai temple premises of...
Fri, 2015-02-20
Press Release Global Study on the Implementation of Resolution 1325 conducted in Nepal 19 February 2015 Kathmandu: From 11-12 February, a team of specialists working on the Global Study on the...
Fri, 2015-02-20
Theme: Gender Equality in Nepal. Context: International Women’s Day 2015 Participate to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in Nepal! UNDP and UNFPA jointly offer you a great opportunity...
Tue, 2015-02-17
UNESCO’s activities in Lumbini and Tilaurakot bring new life to Buddhist heritage sites UNESCO enhanced its efforts to conserve Buddhist sacred and ancient city sites in the Greater Lumbini Area with...
Wed, 2015-02-04
Nepal commits to ending AIDS, by 2030. Shanta Bahadur Shresta, Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Population of Nepal meets with the UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel...
Tue, 2015-02-03
The ESCAP Resolutions 66/10 and 67/9 call upon all of us, governments, civil society and international partners, in this region with a geographical scope that stretches from Turkey in the West to the...
Fri, 2015-01-30
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
Over 70 participants including 50 persons with disability representing four development regions gathered in Kathmandu on 16 and 17 January to discuss ways of ensuring the rights to education for...
Wed, 2015-01-21