For over two decades, UNDP in partnership with the Government of Nepal and with the support from the Government of Australia, has been working towards the goal of eradicating poverty by helping those living below the poverty line to become entrepreneurs through the Micro-enterprise Development Programme (MEDEP).
The 28th Gender Equality Update highlights how the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a focus on mental health crisis in Nepal. The update includes challenges in providing mental healthcare in Nepal, the innovations made to ensure mental healthcare services reach the most affected communities, and long-term recommendations to sustain mental wellbeing among vulnerable groups in Nepal.
An equal and inclusive society demands the inclusion of voices from all paths and experiences. It demands that we do not give center stage to the loudest and most visible voices, but recognize the diverse expertise and experience held across our society, including differing views.
The 26th Gender Equality Update highlights the importance of ensuring equitable distribution of the covid-19 vaccine in Nepal. It includes a checklist including key issues around women´s leadership, gender barriers, disaggregated data, access to data and countering misinformation.
The purpose of the Gender Equality Update # 25 is to facilitate a multi-level and multi-sectoral approach through recommendations for humanitarian and development actors responding to COVID-19 to address harmful practices specific to Nepal.
This Gender Equality Update was developed on behalf of the United Nations Harmful Practices Working Group (HPWG).
Objectives of the framework
- To design the UN approach to socioeconomic response and recovery over the next 12-18 months, concurrent to and beyond emergency support
- To generate collective intelligence, data, and information that informs the UN system to work in support of Nepal’s SER response to COVID-19
- To serve as an organizing basis for UNCT, to repurpose its ongoing work in Nepal
- To serve as a tool to mobilize additional resources in support of SER response for Nepal
Karnali provincial government has developed its approach paper for its first five year plan, and has set its priorities for the period. The priorities include infrastructure, social development among others. Based on these priorities, the development ideas, targets, purposes, strategies, action points and expected results ae set in line with the SDGs. This SDG Baseline Report will help achieve the targets, purposes, strategies, and actions of Karnali Province