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Norwegian Embassy extends contribution to advance access to justice for women and marginalized communities in Nepal

The Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs (MOLJPA) and United Nations Development Programme in Nepal (UNDP) signed the “Enhancing Access to Justice through Institutional Reform Project II…  


Invest in a better future at home: Story of Returnee Migrants

With the support of local governments, the Value Chain Development of Fruit and Vegetables Project (VCDP) of UNDP identified returnee migrants who wished to opt for agri-entrepreneurship as a way of…  


Poem Recitation to End Gender-based Violence against Women and Girls

To mark #16DaysofActivisim, this year UNDP Nepal will organize Second edition of Poetry Recitation among young students from Grade VIII to Grade X. The Poetry Recitation Topic based on the global…  


Short video competition to battle caste discrimination

We are pleased to announce this short video challenge on the theme of eliminating caste discrimination. The videos are expected to help raise awareness and understanding around the issue of caste…  


MPs pledge to address concerns of endangered Bankariya community

Thuli Maya Bankariya is now in her seventies. She is the only eldest member of Bankariya ethnic group residing at Musedhap of Manahari Rural Municipality-4 in Makwanpur, which lies some 30 km west…  


Nepal’s Cinema halls feature UN-led “Don’t Choose Extinction” campaign

Nepal Motion Picture Association, Digital Cinema Nepal, and the UN Development Programme jointly launched one of the biggest screenings of an UN-backed global campaign film, this Friday. The Nepali…  


Norwegian Embassy extends additional support to strengthen Nepal’s parliamentary system

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Nepal and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nepal have signed an agreement for an additional funding to the ongoing Parliament Support Project of UNDP…  


A call for bolder decisions for climate justice from Asia

United Nations Development Programme representatives from eight Asian countries have called on world leaders to take bold action to ensure climate justice for highly vulnerable developing states.  


Asian Pre-COP26 Dialogue


Using smartphones for electoral education

Nirwachan Sikshya is based on the curriculum on elections and democracy that ECN developed for secondary school social studies teachers. The application contains seven chapters on topics such as…  

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