UNDP Annual Report 2005
The delivery of developing assistance in Nepal remained challenging during 2005. The Royal takeover of the Government in February heightened political tensions, while violent cashes between the Government and the CPN (Maoist) continued The United Nations Secretary- General Kofi Annan made several statement during 2005 expressing his concern about events unfolding in Nepal. He called on all parties to find ways of decreasing violence and to seek mutual anderstanding.
In response to the conflict and its impact on devlopment and humanitarian assistance, UNDP, in close consultation with the Government of Nepal, conducted a thorough review of its country programme. The review recommended a major shift in direction and implementation in conflict affected areas.