Headlines

This Newsletter highlights on various events from January to February 2017: Message from Resident Coordinator Report on lessons learned from the 2015 earthquake International Day of the...
Tue, 2017-03-14
Valerie Julliand (UNDP RR and UNRC Nepal) Kathmandu, 8 March, 2017 Women drive the economy in Nepal. They work in both unpaid and paid labour pools, and yet, they wield the least amount of...
Wed, 2017-03-08
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE RESIDENT COORDINATOR IN NEPAL Press Statement–7 March 2017 Nepal, 7 March 2017: The United Nations in Nepal is seriously concerned by the escalation of tensions in the...
Tue, 2017-03-07
The Equator Initiative announces a global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2017. This year’s prize will be awarded to outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing...
Fri, 2017-02-24
KATHMANDU, 16 January 2017 – The official start of the Bachelor in Midwifery program in Nepal is an important milestone towards improving maternal and newborn health in the country, said the United...
Mon, 2017-01-16
This Newsletter highlights on various events from October to November: UN takes SDGs Roadshow in Nepalgunj SDGs and the role of the Human Rights Defenders The Power of Running Nepal celebrates...
Tue, 2017-01-03
Successful Completion of Heritage Inventory at Hanumandhoka A UNESCO supported project to create an inventory documenting objects recovered from Hanumandhoka Durbar Square, a site located at...
Mon, 2016-12-19
Post-disaster excavations at Earthquake-Damaged Jagannath and Gopinath Temples, Hanumandhoka Durbar Square, Kathmandu Valley UNESCO World Heritage Property, Nepal UNESCO has commissioned post-...
Mon, 2016-12-12
“Unprecedented pressure on international human rights standards risks unravelling the unique set of protections set in place after the end of World War II.” In a statement issued in the run-up to...
Thu, 2016-12-08
Some 22 per cent of Nepali women aged 15-49 experience domestic violence at least once in their lifetimes, according to the National Demographic and Health Survey (2011). For most, speaking out is...
Thu, 2016-12-08
New Fast-Track HIV Plan aims to end AIDS epidemic in Nepal, by 2030 Nepal Lunches five-year strategic HIV plan: "Nepal HIVision 2020" KATHMANDU, 1 December 2016 - Nepal’s Minister of Health, Gagan...
Thu, 2016-12-01
Today Nepal marks ten years following the Comprehensive Peace Accord that brought an end to its decade-long conflict. Steadily over the last ten years, Nepal has made strides toward maintaining peace...
Mon, 2016-11-21
Promoting and Safeguarding Nepal’s intangible heritage: Workshop on developing safeguarding plans, 21-25 November 2016 UNESCO supports Nepal in building national capacities through the development of...
Fri, 2016-11-18
For this years International Volunteer Day, we announce the launch of the first ever Volunteer Awards in Nepal to showcase the work and commitment done by volunteers in Nepal. The international theme...
Fri, 2016-11-11
NEPALGUNJ, 24 Oct 2016: On the occasion of the 71st UN Day today, the UN Country Team in Nepal has launched a nationwide ‘SDGs Roadshow’ as a campaign to raise awareness on the Sustainable...
Mon, 2016-10-24
This news letter covers: Chief of UN Volunteers Development Program visits Nepal Sustainable Development Goal Quiz' Reproductive Health Kits and Dignity Kits are important component of...
Fri, 2016-09-30
UNESCO strongly condemns the planting of multiple Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and suspicious objects near school buildings around the Kathmandu Valley, out of which three exploded in the early...
Wed, 2016-09-21
20 September 2016, Kathmandu: UNICEF condemned the placement and explosion of bombs at more than half a dozen schools in Kathmandu Valley today. According to reports, improvised explosive...
Tue, 2016-09-20
Sep 14, 2016- Ganga Maya Adhikari is fasting until death. She is protesting the handling of the case of her murdered son, killed in 2004 allegedly by Maoist combatants. Ganga Maya wants the accused...
Wed, 2016-09-14
Background The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Womenwww.unwomen.org) was established by General Assembly resolution 64/289 of 2 July 2010 on system-wide...
Fri, 2016-09-02