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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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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…  


Call for participation: Poem competition to mark International Women's Day 2021

This year UNDP Nepal in collaboration with the Rato Bangala Foundation (RBF) will mark the day involving the students from grade 8-12 standard.  


Karnali Provincial Assembly setting example towards openness promotion

For the first time in a relationship spanning 300,000 years, instead of the planet shaping humans, humans are shaping the planet. This is the Anthropocene: the age of humans.  


Time to localize SDGs

Effectively implementing the SDGs and achieving desired results calls for adequate space for meaningful participation of civil society organizations says Gopal Lamsal of the NGO Federation of Nepal.  


[Women Achievers Series] Fully committed to fulfill SDGs: Chandrakala Poudel

Nepal has seen a substantial increase in women joining civil service in the recent years, but their participation is low in the higher posts. Among few, Chandrakala Poudel is an exemplary figure in…  


[Women Achievers Series] Show your abilities, forget about disabilities: Ganga Chhantyal

Ganga Chhantyal was a healthy child till six months old, but all of sudden her lower body part got paralyzed followed by fever and some strange sickness. Having lived in a remote village in Baglunj…  


[Women Achievers Series] Access to justice should be first understood by the family, then society and the local bodies: Dr Shashi Adhikari

Dr Shashi Adhikari is a Professor in Nepal Law Campus, who is involved with other non-government organizations as well. Most importantly, Adhikari is involved in enhancing the access of Nepali women…  


[Women Achievers Series] Indigenous knowledge is significant to conserve natural ecosystem: Dr Pasang Dolma Sherpa

Dr Pasang Dolma Sherpa has been working with indigenous people of Nepal in the areas of climate change and environment protection since over a decade. Not just the work, but her study is also focused…  


[Women Achievers Series] Being a transgender is not my weakness, rather a power: Sophie Sunuwar

Sophie Sunuwar is the first transgender makeup artist of Nepal. She owns a hair and makeup studio in Kathmandu, who is also known to be the first transgender to come out openly in public. But her…  


[Women Achievers Series] There is a need of localization of the SDGs: Tara Devi Bhatta

Tara Devi Bhatta is the Chairperson of Sustainable Development and Good Governance Committee of the National Assembly. Her journey from a remote village in far-western district Dadeldhura to the post…  

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