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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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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…  


UNDP to support Nepal in developing capacity of province and local governments

The United Nations Development Programme in Nepal signed a US$ 10 million financing agreement with the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration(MoFAGA) to provide Technical Assistance to…  


New Head of UNDP in Asia Pacific Region ready to support countries accelerate on their sustainable development pathways

Kanni Wignaraja is set to assume her role as Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on 1 December 2019.  


Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNDP join hands for resilient local airports

Deutsche Post DHL Group, the leading mail and logistics company, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nepal rolled out its first Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) Local workshops.  


Youth Urgently Calls for Climate Action

At the UN Youth Climate Summit mock exercise in Kathmandu, students appeared as provincial and national leaders to bring attention to the climate crisis  


UNDP Accelerator Lab launched to help Nepal accelerate the achievement of the Global Goals

The United Nations Development Programme has launched the Accelerator Lab to help Nepal identify, test and scale innovative solutions to emerging development challenges facing the country and the…  


UNDP and NTB join hands to promote sustainable tourism

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) & UNDP in Nepal have signed an agreement to develop Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) framework and to promote sustainable tourism in Nepal.  


2019 Human Development Report to focus on inequality

The report, to be released in the last quarter of the year, will provide a comprehensive picture of the many forms of inequality that are shaping the 21st Century.  


LGBTI Activists Call for Social and Legal Reforms on Zero Discrimination Day

In order to end discrimination and achieve broad acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people across South Asia, coordinated and strategic advocacy efforts to…  

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