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Jwala Panday, Consultant, shared the findings of the report in the workshop organized by UNESCO Office in Kathmandu and the Curriculum Development Centre (CDC) of Nepal on 17 July in Kathmandu. The...
Thu, 2014-07-24
The Government of Nepal, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed a USD 5 million to expand access to renewable in rural areas under the...
Mon, 2014-07-21
Godavari, Lalitpur, was the setting for the UNESCO/UNPFN workshop on “Education Planning and Effective Delivery of Education in a Future Federal State”. Held from the 15 to 18 July, this residential...
Fri, 2014-07-18
(New York) UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, today announced the appointment of British Actress, Emma Watson, as Goodwill Ambassador...
Tue, 2014-07-08
The Government of Nepal and UNESCO signed an agreement on Monday, 30 June 2014 to implement the three-year second phase of the project “Strengthening conservation and management of Lumbini, the...
Tue, 2014-07-01
IOM Nepal Press release 24 June 2014 Nepal launches Joint Migration and Development Initiative Project Kathmandu - The Joint Migration and Development Initiatives (JMDI), where International...
Wed, 2014-06-25
In April 2014, UNV deployed 8 National UN Volunteers ICT Experts to 5 regions of Nepal as part of LGCDP II. Nepal’s First National LGBTI Community Dialogue, part of the Asia-Pacific regional...
Wed, 2014-06-25
The Monthly Update includes a brief overview of political developments, operational space challenges and emerging issues affecting peace and development for May as well as a humanitarian update for...
Fri, 2014-06-20
United Nations Nepal Resident Coordinator's Office Pulchowk, Lalitpur Have your say: Join volunteers in setting the new development agenda KATHMANDU 18 JUNE 2014: In a bid to bring the voices...
Thu, 2014-06-19
The UN’s top climate change official was in Nepal from 28 to 30 April for a series of engagements linked to a major community adaptation conference. Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN...
Mon, 2014-06-16
GENEVA – Well designed social protection policies, sensitive to children’s needs, can make a real difference in the fight to eradicate child labour, said the International Labour Organization on the...
Thu, 2014-06-12
A number of activities are planned to observe World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) 2014 in Nepal. This year, WDACL draws attention to the role of social protection in keeping children out of child...
Thu, 2014-06-12
KATHMANDU, 6 June 2014— UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, launched a Selfie Campaign during the ongoing First National Population Conference 2014 at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu,...
Fri, 2014-06-06
JOINT PRESS RELEASE First National Population Conference 2014 5-7 June 2014 (Jestha 22-24, 2071), Kathmandu, Nepal KATHMANDU, 3 JUNE 2014 — The First National...
Thu, 2014-06-05
NEW YORK (May 29, 2014) – Actress, multi-platinum recording artist and UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez just returned from a visit to Nepal, where she traveled to bring attention to children in need...
Fri, 2014-05-30
Speech Jamie McGoldrick, UN Resident Coordinator On the occasion of the National Human Rights Commission 14th Anniversary 27 May 2014 National Human Rights Commission Right Honorable...
Tue, 2014-05-27
New York, 23 May 2014 The theme of this year’s International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, “Tracking Fistula – Transforming Lives,” reflects an important step forward in eradicating this preventable...
Fri, 2014-05-23
Perhaps even more startling is the fact that if the Beijing negotiations occurred today, they would likely result in a weaker agreement. We all have a responsibility to keep pushing ahead for full...
Fri, 2014-05-23
BACKGROUND Every day, almost 800 women die from pregnancy complications. For every woman who dies, 20 or more are injured or disabled. One of the most serious injuries of childbearing is obstetric...
Fri, 2014-05-23