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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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Campaign to promote cycling for healthy cities launched

The Government of Nepal Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, United Nations Development Programme, Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Kantipur Media Group and Cycle City Network Nepal jointly…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new report by the United Nations Development Programme…  


Nepal Tourism Board & UNDP launch new project to create short-term jobs for COVID-affected people in tourism sector

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have jointly launched a new project “Sustainable Tourism for Livelihood Recovery” to support the recovery of Nepal’s…  


Government of Nepal and UNDP launch new project to boost climate-resilient livelihoods

Kathmandu, 29 November 2020 – The Government of Nepal and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility Least Developed Countries Fund - today launched a new USD42…  


Report by ICIMOD and UNDP identifies potentially dangerous glacial lakes in Koshi, Gandaki, and Karnali river basins

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…  


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…  

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