May 19, 2016Disaster, Disability and DifferenceDisaster, 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.
May 12, 2016Post Disaster Recovery Framework (PDRF)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.
Apr 25, 2016Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development
Apr 8, 2016Training Manual-Empowering Women Affected by HIV to Protect their Rights at Health Care Settings
Mar 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.
Mar 30, 2016SDGs Brochures in Nepali and English
Feb 28, 2016Sustainable Development Goals National Report - Nepal
Dec 29, 2015Earthquake Recovery Results
Oct 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.’
Mar 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.