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  • Towards innovation: Glocal Teen Hero Jul 24, 2017

    Winner of the Glocal Teen Hero 2016 prize, Shantosh Lamichhane, is proof of the power of youth in accelerating innovation

  • Nepal: Taking action for sustainable development Jul 21, 2017

    What are the bold actions being taken by the Government and UNDP to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Nepal?

  • Chaudhary Foundation and UNDP join hands to push forth the SDGs in Nepal Jul 14, 2017

    Chaudhary Foundation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nepal have signed a new partnership agreement for the promotion and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nepal

  • MPs pledge to strengthen public climate finance processes Jul 11, 2017

    Parliamentarians in Nepal have pledged to closely monitor the use of climate finance and help improve the national system to successfully access global funds available to the vulnerable communities for addressing climate change impacts

  • Helping people help each other Jul 10, 2017

    As part of its efforts to help earthquake-affected communities in Nepal recover their livelihoods, UNDP’s Community Infrastructure and Livelihood Recovery Programme has been extending support to a number of cooperatives in hard-hit districts such as Nuwakot, in recognition of the role these entities play in affording members the opportunity to help each other rise out of poverty

  • TVET for all: Call for GESI-friendly technical-vocational programmes Jul 7, 2017

    Experts have underlined the need to increase and improve access of targeted marginalized groups to TVET programmes and opportunities in the country

  • Reinforcing the link between mental health and human rights Jul 7, 2017

    In order to extend the advocacy of the National Human Rights Commission to cover the protection and promotion of the rights of persons with mental disabilities, the NHRC Strategy Plan Support Project under UNDP recently held a workshop geared at better sensitizing human rights defenders and health workers of the Far West

  • Need of M & E mechanism to ensure quality of TVET programmes Jul 6, 2017

    Stakeholders in the TVET sector in Butwal have expressed the need for proper monitoring and evaluation of technical and vocational trainings currently being provided across the country so as to ensure their quality and effectiveness

  • Youths call for action on climate change Jul 4, 2017

    Young people recently participated in a special session of the Mock Youth Parliament forum held to mark World Environment Day, a programme that raised a number of lively debates on existing strategies to do with mitigating the effects of climate change in Nepal as well as possible policy solutions

  • Steering the automotive repair & service sector in the right direction Jul 4, 2017

    A recent visit to an “Auto Village” in Butwal, Rupandehi, proved fruitful for UNDP and government representatives in learning about potential policy-level interventions needed to tackle the challenges faced by the region’s automotive repair and service sector