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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
Hon’ble Minister Acharya, Inter- party Women’s Alliance, Fellow panelists, UN Colleagues and partners, Hon’ble CA members, and former CA members, Ladies and Gentlemen, ...
Thu, 2014-11-20
NOV 18 - Last month, I had the opportunity to meet three adolescents from Dang, Kapilvastu, and Sindhuli, respectively. Their insights and understanding were striking as they described the...
Tue, 2014-11-18
In 2013, Farhan started his own campaign, MARD — Men Against Rape and Discrimination — that aims to sensitize men and create awareness about the safety of women. The MARD campaign has successfully...
Fri, 2014-11-14
The Gender Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) initiative - initiated in 2011 - was re-launched in Nepal following the signing of a GBV Information Sharing Protocol (ISP) on 10...
Fri, 2014-11-14
Celebrating International Day for Tolerance 2014 An exhibition “Tolerance, Understanding, Coexistence. Oman’s message of Islam” Media Advisory On the occasion of the International Day for Tolerance,...
Mon, 2014-11-10
NOV 08 - This past monsoon was a vivid reminder, if one was needed, of the impact disasters can have on families and communities across the country. While Nepal faces the risk of floods, landslides,...
Sat, 2014-11-08
Deputy Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Director General of International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) signed a memorandum of...
Wed, 2014-11-05
The Nepal Government’s Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed charges against officials from the Ministry of Health and Population’s Child Health Division on...
Tue, 2014-11-04
UN DAY IN NEPAL is taking place THURSDAY, 30 OCTOBER 14:00 -16:45pm at JAWALAKHEL FOOTBALL GROUND in Lalitpur and EVERYONE IS WELCOME to this event!!The programme features live music by Joint Family...
Wed, 2014-10-29
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
The Monthly Update includes a brief overview of political developments, Trasitional Justice, Inclusion/Discrimination, Operational space the month of September 2014
Wed, 2014-10-01
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