The Sustainable Development Goals have once more rightly taken centre stage in UNDP’s work in Nepal during 2019. They are the lynchpin of UNDP’s efforts worldwide, adopted by all United Nations Member States in a wide-ranging and determined endeavour to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.This report highlights our activities during another eventful year that focused on inclusive economic growth, democratic governance, rule of law and human rights and resilience, disaster risk reduction and climate change.
UNDP is supporting the Government of Nepal through a 3-year recovery program. The program focuses on supporting national recovery and reconstruction planning and implementation; recovering livelihoods and promoting socio-economic development opportunities of communities; restoring local governance systems and public service delivery; and helping to build a disaster-resilient Nepal
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UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in some 170 countries and territories, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners. UNDP has been supporting the Nepalese people in their struggle against poverty since it opened an in-country office in 1963.
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