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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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Green Gossip: #ClimateAction

Green Gossip, a talk programme on climate issues, brought together climate activists, civil groups, development partners and the private sector to share their experiences of working for climate action…  

Putting a focus on social protection

Various stakeholders got together to support the Government of Nepal’s vision of becoming a more prosperous nation with social protection for all  

National-level consultation in Kathmandu for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Koshi River basin

A recent UNESCAP disaster-risk focused report has identified transboundary river basins in South Asia as disaster hotspots. One such area in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region is the Koshi Basin.  

Preparations for the by-elections kick off at the Election Commission

On November 30, 2019, Nepal will see the biggest by-elections in its history, with nearly half a million people across the country voting to elect representatives for at least 51 vacant positions.  

Taking strides towards making elections more accessible

The ECN’s BRIDGE workshop sought to increase the participation of people with disabilities in elections by drawing participants from a wide section of society  

Youth Urgently Calls for Climate Action

At the UN Youth Climate Summit mock exercise in Kathmandu, students appeared as provincial and national leaders to bring attention to the climate crisis  

Taking Stock of UNDP’s Country Programme Document 2018-2022

Examining the progresses made and challenges faced, with room for suggestions, UNDP and its partner organizations got together to discuss its Country Programme Document (2018-2022).  

Enlightening the generation

The youth of Sudurpaschim Province were educated about the parliamentary system through the ‘Informed Youth: Increased Accountability’ seminar organized by AYON with UNDP support  

Calling for inclusivity in health and education

Hoping to bring about change, individuals belonging to the LGBTIQ group shared their stories with MPs from the Education and Health Committee  

Foreign Minister Gyawali in 74th UNGA

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Kumar Gyawali emphasized on the necessity of investment and technology than ample of development assistance for landlocked countries.  

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