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Video Challenge to Promote Gender Equality in Nepal

17 February 2015

Theme: Gender Equality in Nepal.Context: International Women’s Day 2015Participate to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in Nepal!UNDP and UNFPA jointly offer you a great opportunity to explore and use your creativity. Produce a short video (maximum 4 minutes) around the theme “Ge

Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women November 25, 2014

20 November 2014

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 continent, and in every country. According to the World Health Organization, gender-based violence kil

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Nepal’s progress on MDGs exemplary says Shoko Noda, UNDP Country Director for Nepal

14 October 2014

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 progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Manish Gautam caught up with Noda to di

Integrate climate and disaster risks into national policies

10 September 2014

Against the backdrop of increasing instances of climate induced disasters in Nepal, climate experts from six different countries, including Nepal have called for integration of climate and disaster risks management into national development policies and programmes.In their deliberations at the "Clim

US$ 5 million project signed to increase access to renewable energy in rural areas

21 July 2014

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 Government’s National Rural Renewable Energy Programme Framework.The project’s expected results

Speech by Helen Clark ,United Nations Development Programme Administrator, to The Constituent Assembly of Nepal

23 November 2011

This is a speech by Ms. Helen Clark to the Constituent Assembly of Nepal on 23 November 2011.

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