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Economically empowering indigenous women

The newly launched "Economic Empowerment of Indigenous Women in Nepal" provides an overview and analysis of the vulnerability and discrimination faced…

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2019 Human Development Report to focus on inequality

The report, to be released in the last quarter of the year, will provide a comprehensive picture of the many forms of inequality that are shaping the 21st Century.  


LGBTI Activists Call for Social and Legal Reforms on Zero Discrimination Day

In order to end discrimination and achieve broad acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people across South Asia, coordinated and strategic advocacy efforts to…  


National Cooperative Federation Nepal and UNDP join hands to work on the SDGs

The National Cooperatives Federation Nepal (NCF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nepal have signed an agreement to strengthen the role of cooperatives for the achievement of the…  


Call for Applications: Participation of civil society representatives in the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women

The UN Country Team will support the participation of representatives of Nepali Civil Society in the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, organized at United Nations Headquarters in…  


Nepal's Agri Sector Reshapes its Budgeting Approach to Tackle Climate Change

The GoN in partnership with UNDP has developed a new tool to identify and track spending on agricultural activities for promoting farmers’ resilience to climate change.  


Local representatives pledge to support smallholder farmers for better income

Provincial and local government officials together with concerned stakeholders discussed the need for proper coordination in order to strengthen the effective extension system to help increase income…  


National Climate Conference concludes in Gufadanda issuing the 10-point declaration

The First National Climate Change Conference held at the scenic Gufadanda in Sindhupalchowk district successfully concluded on 1 January by issuing the 10-point declaration.  


Role of TVET in promoting gender equality

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion in TVET was jointly organized by UNDP Nepal's Support to Knowledge and Lifelong Learning Skills (SKILLS) Programme and the Ministry of Education, Science and…  


Lalitpur Local representatives vow for gender inclusive workspace

As part of promoting gender and social inclusion within the local government, Lalitpur municipality with support from UNDP organized a workshop in Lalitpur on 20 December.  


Open Parliament and Open Government

In order to improve governance process in the country, members of the House of Representatives (HoR) and National Assembly (NA) have emphasized on need to join Open Government Partnership (OGP) - a…  

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