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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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ECN expands by-election preparations to cover Community Learning Centres and Electoral Dispute Resolution in Kaski

The ECN has been conducting CLC and EDR workshops across the country, most recently in Kaski, in order to provide civic and electoral education to local communities.  

Leadership development training on SDGs localization

Assuring the integration of the SDGs in the municipal planning process, the Municipal Association of Nepal put together a leadership development training seminar in Chitwan.  

Bridging the gender gap in electoral journalism

Sancharika Samuha’s interaction programme brought women journalists and women politicians together to build a network and to highlight the importance of a balanced gendered perspective in electoral…  

Parliamentarians gather to reflect on parliamentary affairs and the law-making process

Province 3 Assembly Members convened at Dhulikhel over two days to discuss parliamentary affairs, along with the challenges that they have so far encountered.  

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…  

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.  

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.  

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  

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  

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).  

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