• SDGs Booklets in Nepali and English
    Dec 19, 2016

    UN System in Nepal has published two easy-to-read SDG booklets in both Nepali and English and they are now available for download.

  • UNDP Strategy for Earthquake Recovery Assistance
    Dec 6, 2016

    In the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes of 2015, UNDP has been extending its support to the Government of Nepal to coordinate, plan and manage the recovery and reconstruction processes. In addition to the immediate emergency assistance provided within the first six months, UNDP is further assisting the Government through a comprehensive recovery programme spanning four years. This report presents the UNDP’s strategy with regards to earthquake recovery assistance in Nepal, and the effort therein to systematically address underlying vulnerabilities in order to help the country to return to sustainable development pathways and build back better.

  • Vulnerability and Impacts Assessment for Adaptation Planning in Panchase Mountain Ecological Region, Nepal
    Dec 5, 2016

    The Panchase Mountain Ecological Region (PMER) is a unique and rich ecosystem located in Nepal’s Mid Hill region and comprises the 17 Village Development Committees (VDCs) of Kaski, Parbat and Syangja districts. The PMER is part of the country’s Western Region (WR). This report is a presentation of the tools and methods of a vulnerability and impacts assessment (VIA) of both climatic and non-climatic changes on ecosystem services and community livelihoods in the PMER. The assessment was conducted to develop the information and knowledge needed for human-centered adaptation strategies in order to develop a sustainable ecosystem management plan for the PMER and its surrounding areas.

  • UNDP support to Nepal’s 2015 Constitution
    Sep 22, 2016

    On 19 September, Nepal marked one year since the promulgation of its Constitution. In the years leading up to the landmark milestone, UNDP has been a steadfast partner to Nepal and has offered support to stakeholders and the public toward this achievement. For more information about UNDP support to Constitution of Nepal, click here.

  • Election in Constitution of Nepal
  • May 19, 2016

    Disaster, Disability and Difference : A Study of the Challenges Faced by Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in Post-Earthquake Nepal. This research-based report seeks to empirically assess the contemporary landscape of disability in Nepal, with a focus on the unique challenges faced by persons with disabilities (PwDs) in the wake of the earthquakes that devastated Nepal in April and May of 2015.

  • Post Disaster Recovery Framework (PDRF)
    May 12, 2016

    The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) published this Post-Disaster Recovery Framework (PDRF) in consultation with key stakeholders, to provide a systematic, structured and prioritized framework for implementing recovery and reconstruction. Prepared with technical and financial support from including UNDP and the World Bank, the PDRF is a common framework meant to serve all of government, as well as national and international partners and other recovery stakeholders, including the affected population.

  • Training Manual-Empowering Women Affected by HIV to Protect their Rights at Health Care Settings
  • UNDP Nepal Annual Report 2015
    Mar 30, 2016

    2015 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.