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Nepali business community commits to contribute to Nepal’s sustainable development

Nepal’s business community has expressed its firm commitment to contribute to the country’s sustainable development, helping it achieve the…

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Temporary Basic Income to protect the world's poorest people could slow the surge in COVID-19 cases, says UNDP

The immediate introduction of a Temporary Basic Income for the world’s poorest people could slow the current surge in COVID-19 cases by enabling nearly three billion people to stay at home, according…  


Progress against the multiple dimensions of poverty was made before the pandemic-but now it is at risk

he United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) remains the most transparent UN agency and ranks as the third most transparent development organization in the world, according to a leading global index…  


UNDP remains the most transparent UN agency, according to new index

he United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) remains the most transparent UN agency and ranks as the third most transparent development organization in the world, according to a leading global index…  


UNDP initiates livelihoods recovery programme for the most vulnerable

The UN Development Programme has initiated a livelihoods recovery programme to help the most vulnerable people cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.  


COVID-19 Recovery Must Deliver Universal Health Insurance, Safety Nets and Affordable Internet Access, Says UNDP

The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and…  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and…  


ADB and UNDP partner with AEPC to provide affordable renewable energy solutions to remote communities of Nepal

Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC), the focal agency for renewable energy promotion in the country under the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation (MoEWRI), and United Nations…  


Provincial Leaders Commit to Implement Findings of Federalism Stocktaking Report

The Chief Ministers of five provinces expressed appreciation of the process and agreement of the findings and recommendations of the Federalism Capacity Needs Assessment (FCNA) at a special briefing…  


National Planning Commission to accelerate implementation of SDGs

The Government of Nepal and the United Nations Development Programme signed “Accelerating Implementation of the SDGs” project to accelerate implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in the…  


New government report takes stock of federalism in Nepal

Federalism is taking root in Nepal with measurable progress in institutional and regulatory environments for federalism states a new government report disseminated today by the Ministry of Finance and…  

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