• The role of the private sector in sustainable development in Nepal Nov 17, 2017
  • 'Inclusive and quality TVET key if Nepal serious about achieving SDGs' Nov 15, 2017

    Local officials and stakeholders in education, business and other related sectors in Birgunj have called for a revamp of technical and vocational education and training in Nepal if the Global Goals are to become a reality

  • Project to address climate risk taking final shape Nov 10, 2017

    “Developing Climate Resilient Livelihoods in Vulnerable Watersheds in Nepal”, a Least Developed Country Fund ( LDCF) / Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded project aimed at addressing climate risk management issues, is close to taking final shape

  • Together for effective early recovery response Nov 3, 2017

    Stakeholders emphasized the necessity of close coordination among early recovery clusters and foster synergy among state and non-state stakeholders to accelerate the early recovery.

  • Elected representatives at local level oriented on human rights-justice linkages Oct 30, 2017

    Newly elected local-level representatives from four districts were oriented on their roles with regards to addressing human rights issues in their respective jurisdictions

  • UN Day 2017 celebrations in Nepal Oct 25, 2017

    Catch a few glimpses of how UN Day was celebrated by UN staff in Nepal on 24 October

  • 'One house, one skill training programme' Oct 25, 2017

    The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Policy needs to be made more effective in producing and retaining skilled workforce in Nepal itself, said stakeholders at a recent interaction programme

  • Seeding startup stars at Seedstars Kathmandu Oct 24, 2017

    Eight Nepali tech startups vied to win the Seedstars Kathmandu 2017 competition organized by MIC Nepal in partnership with UNDP

  • Discussing the path to a disaster-resilient nation: International Day for Disaster Reduction 2017 Oct 18, 2017

    To examine Nepal’s efforts in reducing disaster risks a panel discussion was organized on 18 October by the Ministry of Home Affairs, in collaboration with UNDP and the Disaster Prevention Network Nepal to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2017

  • Parliamentary committee gives force to NHRC report Oct 13, 2017

    For the first time in the country, a parliamentary committee has examined the Annual Report of the National Human Rights Commission and prepared a separate analytical report with concrete directions to the government on implementing the Commission’s recommendations

  • Walled in by water Oct 12, 2017

    The flood-proofing drainage system in Nainhi in Mahottari built with support of UNDP, Government of Nepal and GEF has not only helped locals prepare better to withstand the rainy season, but also raised their productivity and mobility

  • Charting futures: Free drawing preparation initiative for safer reconstruction Oct 4, 2017

    UNDP recently joined hands with the Chautara Sangachowkgadhi Municipality in Sindhupalchowk to guide earthquake-affected homeowners in the district towards safer and more resilient reconstruction

  • Crucial to mainstream GESI in skills development programmes: Experts Oct 1, 2017

    Increasing access for women and disadvantaged groups in skills development programmes is essential if Nepal is serious about achieving its development goals, experts have said

  • Emerging from fear: Flood-control interventions in Mahottari Sep 30, 2017

    Thanks to flood-control measures put in place with the support of UNDP, Government of Nepal and GEF’s CFGORRP, residents of Sarpallo in Mahottari are far more confident about being able to minimize loss of life in flash floods

  • Quality and access over quantity in TVET: Report Sep 26, 2017

    The findings of a report on policy dialogue on the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Policy in Nepal was recently shared with development partners highlighting the need to focus on improving the relevance, access, quality and consistency of TVET programmes rather than on expansion alone

  • Bold ideas and skills on display at “Yantra4SDGs” Sep 24, 2017

    Organized by the Robotics Association of Nepal [RAN] in collaboration with UNDP Nepal and Nepal Engineers' Association, the #Yantra4SDGs session sought to explore how technological innovation could contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

  • 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

  • Hope at last Sep 19, 2017

    For Rupandehi’s Prem Kumari, being helped UNDP’s Socio-Legal Aid Center through her legal problems was not just a reminder of the need to exercise her rights, but also of the many other women who were suffering owing to the difficulty of navigating a complex court system

  • Athletes run for SDGs at 11th Kathmandu Marathon Sep 17, 2017

    The 11th Kathmandu Marathon brought together a diverse group of athletes to #Run4SDGs. The event was held in partnership with UNDP, among other UN agencies, in recognition of the role of sport in promoting many of the cornerstones of the Sustainable Development Goals

  • 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

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