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NEPAL / SELENA GOMEZ

Actress, multi-platinum recording artist and UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez just returned from a visit toNepal, where she traveled to bring attention to children in need within the country and across the globe. U.S. FUND FOR UNICEF

29 May 2014 | Read More »

NEPAL/ OPEN DEFECATION FREE

Chitwan district in Nepal celebrated becoming one of the first areas in the country to be declared 'Open Defecation Free', inching the entire country closer to its national goal by 2017. Open defecation is a major problem in Nepal. According UNICEF, only about 46 percent of Nepalese have latrines in their homes – and in [...]

2 Nov 2013 | Read More »

NEPAL / SMALL BUSINESS

Entrepreneurship is booming in Nepal, helped by a modernization project at the country's Office of Company Registrar that has streamlined the process by which private and public limited companies are registered and file their annual reports. A new computer system, with the support of the World Bank Group's International Finance Corporation (IFC), has made it [...]

17 Aug 2013 | Read More »

NEPAL / TRADE

To export a truckload of goods out of Nepalmeans a flurry of paperwork, unbelievably treacherous mountain roads, and a border post without a proper computer system. It’s an exhausting, frustrating  journey. Now there are plans to streamline the process to improve trade with India and the world. WORLD BANK

23 Feb 2013 | Read More »

NEPAL / NUTRITION

In Nepal, where 41 percent of the population is estimated to be undernourished, children lower down in the – officially abolished – caste system tend to be more stunted than others. Community health workers are going door-to-door to help them. UNICEF

19 Jan 2013 | Read More »

NEPAL / HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT

The United Nations Human Rights office, in a report, has documented serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law that occurred during the ten year conflict in Nepal from 1996-2006, and expresses concern over the country's failure to create promised transitional justice mechanisms. OHCHR

8 Oct 2012 | Read More »

UN / NEPAL

The UN top official in Nepal presents the 16th and final report of the Secretary-General before the UN Mission in that country ends its mandate on 15 January. UNTV

5 Jan 2011 | Read More »

NEPAL / WOMEN IN CONFLICT

Ten years after its adoption, Security Council resolution 1325, which calls for women’s protection and full involvement in peacebuilding and reconstruction, remains largely unrealized in Nepal where political infighting has stalled the peace process leaving much of the country ungoverned and its women with no sense of security. UNFPA

20 Oct 2010 | Read More »

NEPAL / EQUITY

UNICEF programmes are gaining ground on equity in Nepal. Work is under way to narrow the gaps in gender, geography, rich and poor, the outcast and the uncounted in an effort to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. UNICEF

27 Sep 2010 | Read More »

UN / CHILDREN IN ARMED CONFLICT WRAP

Addressing an open debate on children and armed conflict, UN Special Representative Radhika Coomaraswamy says “the collective voice of the Council, guided by the common moral compunction of humanity to protect its children, must be used to make outcasts of those who commit unspeakable acts against children in war.” UNTV / FILE

16 Jun 2010 | Read More »

 

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