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Norway provides USD 3.6 million for elections operation and capacity building of the Election Commission

Kathmandu — The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have partnered together for the grant assistance of USD 3,611,350 to more

UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director completes his two-day Nepal visit; urges an end to political instability

Mr. Ajay Chhibber, UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for the Asia-Pacific concluded his two-day visit to Nepal urging the government leadership more

UNDP, Election Commission sign four-year agreement to carry out electoral reforms

Today the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN), the European Commission (EC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have embarked on a new partnership to strengthen the more

DFID, UNDP sign agreement to bring major election reforms

The Department for International Development (DFID) and UNDP have signed a cost sharing agreement of US$ 0.59 million for ’Institutional Strengthening and Professional Development Support for more

ECN, Denmark and UNDP sign Cost Sharing Agreement: Election Commission receives additional US$ 2.1m support for voter registration

A Cost Sharing Agreement was signed today between the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN), the Danish Embassy and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the more

Voter registration starts

The first phase of voter registration exercise started from 15 September in 58 municipalities of 43 districts across Nepal. The Election Commission of Nepal (ECN), through more

Norway, UNDP sign agreement to bring major reforms in the election process

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNDP have signed a cost sharing agreement of NOK 13,000,000 (US$ 2.14 m) to support the Election Commission of more

AusAID, UNDP sign agreement for Electoral Education and Information Centre

The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and UNDP signed a AUS $ 1.3 million cost sharing agreement to support the establishment of an Electoral Education more

Voter registration piloting exercise completes

The Election Commission has just completed the voter registration pilot exercise with the new digital photo and fingerprint recognition system in seven Village Development Committees of more

Project Overview

Status:
Active

Project duration:
Phase I:
August 2008 to December 2012

Phase II:
January 2013-January 2016

Focus Area:
Democratic Governance

Main partner:
The Election Commission of Nepal

UNDP's Role:
Donor and overseeing agency

Development Partners:
European Union, DFID, Danida, Norway

UNDP focal point:
Ms. Pragya Bashyal
Governance Unit, UNDP
UN House, POB 107 Pulchowk, Lalitpur, Nepal
Tel: 977-1- 5523200 ext. 1053
Fax: 977-1-5523991
Email: pragya.bashyal@undp.org

Project focal point:
Mr. Andres Del Castillo Sanchez
Chief Technical Advisor/ Project Manager
Election Commission of Nepal, UNDP, Electoral Support Project
Election Commission, Kantipath, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: (+977-1) 4231572/4221513
Email: andres.castillo@undp.org