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On the frontline of crisis response: UN Volunteers with UNDP

United Nations Volunteers (UNVs) have long comprised a crucial pillar of support in the work of various UN agencies in Nepal, including UNDP; and…

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A call for SDGs-based provincial planning

The National Planning Commission in partnership with UNDP is looking to boost localization and internalization of the SDGs in provincial-level development planning through a series of workshops for…  

South-South collaboration to advance legal gender recognition and inclusion of transgender people in South Asia

Government officials, transgender groups, national human rights institutions, civil society and development partners gathered in Kathmandu from 27-28 September 2018 for a regional roundtable…  

At UN, Himalayan nations, at forefront of climate impact, outline threats to their unique ecosystems

Addressing world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Nepal urged greater international focus on the developing world to ensure they are able to implement the SDGs  

Nepal needs to invest more to achieve the SDG targets by 2030

Nepal needs to bring in more investment and accelerate progress towards meeting Agenda 2030, government officials, civil society leaders and development experts observed, marking the 3rd anniversary…  

Global Goals Week 2018: Nepal

Events being held all across Nepal to mark the Global Goals Week 2018  

Cultivating resilient reporting: Orientation for Gorkha journalists

To help the journalists become more aware about the need for resilient reporting during disasters and associated issues, the Federation of Nepali Journalist, Gorkha and the Government of India-funded…  

Call for applications: Participation of civil society representatives in the 71st Session of the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

The UN Country Team will support the participation of representatives of Nepali Civil Society in the 71st Session of the Committee on Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination…  

MEDPA to be rolled out in all 753 subnational bodies

The Micro Enterprise Development Programme for Poverty Alleviation Programme (MEDPA),will be rolled out in all 753 subnational bodies, as part of efforts to reduce poverty and generate employment.  

Women in parliamentary reporting: Interaction

An interaction on Parliamentary Reporting for women reporters was organized by the Working Women Journalists with support of UNDP to discuss the rarity of women journalists reporting on parliamentary…  

State-of-the-art technical university planned in Surkhet

Technical-vocational education and training is set to receive a facelift in Karnali Province with the establishment of a state-of-the-art technical university in Surkhet, the province capital  

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