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  • With Yeti Airlines, the Global Goals fly high in Nepal Sep 25, 2017

    The Global Goals have gained new heights in Nepal with Yeti Airlines Domestic Pvt. Ltd, a private sector domestic airliner, branding their ATRs with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Kick-starting a new life Sep 22, 2017

    Once a cobbler on the streets of Rajbiraj, Kari Ram now runs a successful shoe-making enterprise—a flip of the switch he says he managed all thanks to help from UNDP’s Micro-Enterprise Development Programme

  • On safer ground Sep 13, 2017

    Embankments constructed by the Community-Based Flood and Glacial Lake Outburst Risk Reduction Project in a village in Udaypur have proved effective in protecting residents and their properties against the impacts of heavy flooding—and worked wonders to restore locals’ confidence

  • UN’s Global Emergency Response Fund provides US$4.8 million for flood affected communities in Nepal Sep 12, 2017

    The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has announced US$4.8 million new humanitarian funding to help address urgent needs amongst flood affected communities in the Terai

  • Nepal developing proposal for Green Climate Fund, addressing risks related to melting glaciers Sep 12, 2017

    Nepal is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to climate change. A project to safeguard lives and livelihoods against flood and glacial lake outburst floods is now taking shape, targeting finance from the Green Climate Fund

  • Leading conflict resolution and accountability: Birbas Rural Municipality Sep 10, 2017

    A rural township in Gulmi is proving something of a role model in effectively implementing a mechanism to resolve locals’ grievances and disputes, and clearing a path for development

  • Plugging the gaps in recovery efforts Sep 7, 2017

    In order to address the paucity of skilled workers in the country that has been blamed for the slow pace of post-earthquake reconstruction in the country, UNDP’s SKILLS is committed to helping the Government of Nepal expand the quality, scope and access of Technical and Vocational Education and Training, particularly as relates to construction

  • Forewarned, forearmed Sep 7, 2017

    With the installation and operationalization of Community-Based Flood Early Warning Systems at three strategic locations along the Ratu river in Mahottari by the Community-Based Flood and Glacial Lake Outburst Risk Reduction Project, vulnerable communities in areas at high risk of floods have been able to better prepare themselves against disaster

  • Petty contractors eager for formalization of sector Sep 6, 2017

    In view of the benefits of being part of the formal sector—in terms of better regulation, recognition and access to facilities—along with contributing better to the nation’s infrastructure development goals, petty contractors are requesting the government to make provisions to help ease their passage

  • More women on the political frontlines Sep 5, 2017

    Thanks to constitutional and legal provisions that introduced compulsory quotas for women in different posts in local governments, as well as intensive campaigns for women’s engagement in politics carried out by the Election Commission Nepal with the support of UNDP’s Election Support Project, a record number of women have won seats in the first two phases of the local-level elections

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