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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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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…  

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…  

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