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Calls on the concerned parties to protect children during demonstrations and agitations and to preserve ‘zones of peace’ around children Kathmandu 26 August 2015 - UNICEF said today that it is...
Wed, 2015-08-26
Ishwori Dangol is more than an earthquake survivor. As a seven-month pregnant woman when the devastating disaster struck Nepal on April 25, she not only had a narrow escape, but also lost her...
Wed, 2015-08-26
We are concerned by reports from Nepal of continuing political violence. Seven members of the security forces and three protestors were reportedly killed yesterday. The two year-old son of one...
Tue, 2015-08-25
Deadline Extended for ‘Women’s Literacy’ Open Photography Contest! The deadline of the Women’s Literacy’ Open Photography Contest organized by UNESCO on the occasion of International Literacy Day has...
Tue, 2015-08-25
The three-day long exhibition on ‘Sustainable and Safer Housing Technologies’ concluded with an overwhelming number of visitors including practitioners, entrepreneurs, and students. The feedback...
Mon, 2015-08-24
(Kathmandu/Bangkok, 19 August 2015) Marking the World Humanitarian Day, aid community in Nepal saluted contributions made by good-‐willed individuals and communities themselves to saving lives...
Tue, 2015-08-18
Ram Maya Majhi is sitting quietly between a team of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and staff members at a gathering at Charikot's Female-Friendly Space (FFS) in Ramechhap, one of the...
Fri, 2015-08-14
Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for the International Day of Youth, observed on 12 August: Emerging threats, violent extremism, shifting political conditions, economic turmoil...
Wed, 2015-08-12
Facebook Page Launched for International Literacy Day Celebration International Literacy Day is celebrated every year on 8 September 2015. This year, a Facebook page has been launched by UNESCO and...
Mon, 2015-08-10
(Kathmandu/Bangkok, 10 August 2015) Helicopter services vital to humanitarian relief efforts in quakestruck Nepal may be terminated earlier than planned unless more funding is secured to continue...
Mon, 2015-08-10
This report covers the period from 1 to 31 July 2015. The next report will be issued on or around 1 September. HIGHLIGHTS Some 60,000 people remain in 104 displacement sites in 13...
Tue, 2015-08-04
Visiting around 30 villages, meeting around 700 earthquake survivors and supporting them in whatever way he could during almost three months since the devastating earthquake struck Nepal on April 25...
Mon, 2015-08-03
Let’s cherish the music of freedom - Jazz, on 30 July. Come join us! The 2015 International Jazz Day celebration will kick off at Moksh, in Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur on Thursday, 30 July at 6 pm...
Mon, 2015-07-27
Open Photography Contest on ‘Women’s Literacy’ In collaboration with the Non Formal Education Center, UNESCO is organizing an open photography contest with the theme of ‘Women’s Literacy’....
Mon, 2015-07-27
Nepal - Three months after the devastating Nepal earthquake, a new IOM report shows that internally displaced people (IDPs) are consolidating in fewer, larger sites, but important service and...
Fri, 2015-07-24
Following reports of children being trafficked in the wake of April and May earthquakes in Nepal, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has joined forces with the Government and other organizations to...
Tue, 2015-07-21
The #MigrantHeroes Smartphone Film Competition is a new IOM initiative to collect films shot on smartphones that tell migrant stories from around the world. Selected films will ...
Mon, 2015-07-20
Nepal - Since the Government of Nepal’s 30 June decision to temporarily relocate people living in areas at risk from landslides, IOM, as the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM)...
Tue, 2015-07-14