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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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Challenged by COVID-19, Nepal innovates online course for its legal officers

Challenged by COVID-19, the Government of Nepal is innovating new digital solutions to bring efficiency in some its functions. The Ministry of Law Justice and Parliament Affairs (MoLJPA) on 27…  


Short video challenge 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…  


Lawmakers feel the heat of climate change

Aware of Nepal’s climate vulnerabilities and an increasing trend of extreme climate events, parliamentarians have expressed their commitment to take action on climate change through active advocacy…  


Turning plastic waste into bricks

Unlocking the potential of local innovators, UNDP Accelerator has introduced a new technology to make bricks using non-recyclable plastic waste. The first demonstration toilet made up of these bricks…  


Election Commission Establishes a New Mechanism to Reach All Voters

The Election Commission, Nepal has recently established a mechanism and appointed Electoral Focal Persons, with 7 Electoral Focal Persons from the provincial government, and 753 from the local…  


Election Commission Strengthens Ways to Reach Voters

The Election Commission, Nepal, in a stride to enhance outreach among the voters and citizens, has recently launched two new knowledge products, a Code of conduct for the Commission’s officials and…  


We are helping 2100 farmers dream big: Dhankuta Mayor and Deputy Mayor

UNDP sat down with the mayor of Dhankuta municipality, Mr. Chintan Tamang and Deputy Mayor Ms. Sakuntala Basnet to discuss how the concept of climate smart village is being materialized, what new…  


UNDP provides 400 oxygen concentrators to Nepal

UNDP handed over 400 oxygen concentrators to the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Health and Population. Provided as part UNDP’s emergency COVID response, these machines are expected to help ease the…  


UNDP Marks World Press Freedom Day

This year, the theme for the World Press Freedom Day is information as a public good. The virtual event brought out the voices of many journalists, who expressed the numerous challenges they face in…  


Barsha Mahato wins National level Poetry Competition

Barsha Mahato from Adhunik Rastriya Secondary School, Bagmati Province was declared the winner of national level-poetry competition—at the finale held virtually today to mark International Women’s…  

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