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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
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