Research & Publications

  • Apr 25, 2016Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development

  • Training Manual-Empowering Women Affected by HIV to Protect their Rights at Health Care SettingsApr 8, 2016Training Manual-Empowering Women Affected by HIV to Protect their Rights at Health Care Settings

  • UNDP Nepal Annual Report 2015Mar 30, 2016UNDP Nepal Annual Report 20152015 was an eventful year for Nepal. In April a massive earthquake struck followed by a powerful aftershock in May killing 8,850 people, injuring 22,000 people, and destroying 800,000 buildings. Basic service delivery was hampered particularly in the 14 hardest-hit districts, an estimated 700,000 people have been pushed below the poverty line, and GDP growth sunk to 3 percent against earlier projections of 6 percent. According to the Post-Disaster Needs Assessment, damages and losses rose to US$7 billion and reconstruction costs are estimated at US$6.7 billion.

  • SDGs Brochures in Nepali and EnglishMar 30, 2016SDGs Brochures in Nepali and English

  • Sustainable Development Goals National Report - NepalFeb 28, 2016Sustainable Development Goals National Report - Nepal

  • Earthquake Recovery ResultsDec 29, 2015Earthquake Recovery Results

  • Development Advocate Nepal October 2015 - March 2016Oct 11, 2015Development Advocate Nepal October 2015 - March 2016The fourth edition (October 2015 - March 2016) of UNDP Nepal's publication, "Development Advocate Nepal" with the theme "Towards a Resilient Nepal". Resilience may be thought of as ‘the ability of a system to absorb shock and maintain its structure and functions with a minimum loss and resume pre-event functionality in a relatively short time.’

  • Development Advocate Nepal December 2014 - June 2015Mar 31, 2015Development Advocate Nepal December 2014 - June 2015Today social protection has a central place in development agenda. It is no longer seen just as protection for the poor but also as a way to promote growth by transforming the poor into a productive force to boost national economies. Nepal adopted this idea earlier than many other countries in the region.

  • Analytical Report on Media MonitoringMar 12, 2015Analytical Report on Media MonitoringThe Election Commission of Nepal commissioned a media monitoring for the Constituent Assembly elections 2013 in line with the media code of conduct prepared for elections. The objective was to foster reflections and subsequent development of the media fraternity in reporting elections. This analytical report on media monitoring provides a rich view of how the media reported elections in 2013.

  • UNDP Nepal Annual Report 2014Mar 2, 2015UNDP Nepal Annual Report 2014UNDP’s partnerships with the Government of Nepal and development partners achieved considerable success in 2014. UNDP also started several new initiatives in 2014. We remain committed to supporting efforts to ensure that the benefits of growth reach the poorest and most marginalized people across the country—supporting the Government in its priorities. This 2014 Annual Report provides a snapshot of the results achieved by UNDP and its partners and selected human stories demonstrating the impact of its interventions on improving the lives of Nepali people.