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Bhutanese Refugees On Strike in Kathmandu The UN refugee agency has noted some 50 Bhutanese refugees demonstrating in front of the UN House in Kathmandu since Friday, 02 June 2006, to draw the attention of the international community for an early resolution of the Bhutanese refugee issue. An...
UNHCR, (2006)
Government of Australia Contributes US $ 534,351 to UNHCR’s Nepal programmes The Government of Australia, Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (DIMA), has contributed US$ 432,595 towards the UN refugee agency’s 2006/2007 Annual Budget Programme for Nepal plus USD 101,756 for the protection of, and assistance to...
UNHCR, (2006)
Government of Germany Contributes 100,000 Euro To UNHCR’s Nepal Programme The Government of Federal Republic of Germany has contributed 100,000 Euro towards Humanitarian Assistance and International Protection for the Bhutanese refugees in Nepal. This contribution is in response to a specific proposal submitted by UNHCR to...
UNHCR, (2006)
Government of Japan Contributes US$ 2 Million to UNHCR’s Nepal Programme The Government of Japan, has contributed US $2,000,000(two million) to UNHCR’s 2006 Annual Programme Budget for Nepal, boosting the refugee agency's ability to provide continued protection and assistance for the refugees in camps in eastern Nepal. Ex...
UNHCR, (2006)
Nepal Investment Bank Contributes NPR 640,000 to UNHCR’s Nepal Programme Nepal Investment Bank Limited (NIBL), a local bank in Nepal, has contributed NPR 640,000 equivalent to US$ 8,557 towards UNHCR’s Annual Programme for Bhutanese refugees in camps in eastern Nepal. Expressing his gratitude, UNHCR’s Representative in Ne...
UNHCR, (2006)
Resettlement of 16 Vulnerable Refugees from Bhutan on Protection Grounds The UN refugee agency has noted the recent protests and demonstrations by some refugees from Bhutan on the granting of exit visas to the 16 vulnerable individuals for resettlement to USA and Canada. UNHCR wishes to inform that these cases were submit...
UNHCR, (2006)
UN Inter-agency HIV/AIDS Assessment Mission Conducted Among Conflict-affected Populations and Displaced Persons in Nepal The UN refugee agency together with UNAIDS Secretariat, WFP, UNWFPA, OCHA, UNESCO, UNDP, and NGOs including AMDA and GWP, LWF and the Government of Nepal including the National Centre for Aids and STD Control, have concluded a 12-day HIV/AIDS Assess...
UNHCR, (2006)
UNHCR Global Refugee Tally At 26-Year Low While Internally Displaced Increase While the number of refugees worldwide has reached a 26-year low, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees reported today that its annual global count of uprooted people rose last year to nearly 21 million, primarily because of the agency’s expanding ...
UNHCR, (2006)
Nepal Fact Sheet March 2016 In Nepal, persons of concern to UNHCR include refugees from Bhutan, Tibetan new arrivals, urban refugees and asylum‐seekers. Nepal has not acceded to the 1951 Refugee Convention or its 1967 Protocol, and has no domestic asylum legislation. The Govern...
UNHCR, (2016)
UNHCR Calls on Refugees To Show Restrain and Halt Growing Violence in The Camps in Eastern Nepal The UN refugee agency expressed grave concern over the death of one refugee minor and several injured refugees and policemen during the clash which first started between the refugees and later with the police in the Beldangi II refugee camp in Jhapa ...
UNHCR, (2007)
UNHCR’s New HIV/AIDS Awareness Project For Conflict-affected Populations In Nepal UNHCR has started a new project for strengthening HIV and AIDS services among the conflict-affected populations in Nepal with funding from the Department for International Development (DFID), channelled through UNAIDS. This six months project will be...
UNHCR, (2007)
Refugee Management UNHCR's main objectives in Nepal were to support the Government, in identifying and implementing durable solutions for Bhutanese refugees, with a focus on re-registration of camp populations, re-settlement of refugees and issuance of basic documents;...
UNHCR, (2006)
Nepal - UNHCR Mid Year Progress Report 2002. The initial objectives of the UNHCR programme in Nepal remain unchanged. However, the global funding shortfall is affecting the programme in Nepal as well and UNHCR is in the process of reviewing the entire 2002 budget to prioritise activities. This ...
UNHCR, (2002)
Dhading District: Shelter Recovery Assessment, 28 May-3 June 2015 On 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal with its epicenter in Lamjung District, approximately 81 km northwest of the country capital, Kathmandu. Another earthquake of magnitude 7.3 followed on 12 May 2015 in Dolakha District. REACH,...
UNHCR, (2015)
Dolakha District: Shelter Recovery Assessment, 27 May-1 June 2015 On 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal with its epicenter inLamjung District, approximately 81 km northwest of the country capital, Kathmandu. Another earthquake of magnitude 7.3 followed on 12 May 2015 in Dolakha District. REACH, ...
UNHCR, (2015)
Kavrepalanchok District: Shelter Recovery Assessment, 30 May-4 June 2015 On 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal with its epicenter in Lamjung District, approximately 81 km northwest of the country capital, Kathmandu. Another earthquake of magnitude 7.3 followed on 12 May 2015 in Dolakha District. REACH,...
UNHCR, (2015)
Okhaldhunga District: Shelter Recovery Assessment, 26 May-31 May 2015 On 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal with its epicenter in Lamjung District, approximately 81 km northwest of the country capital, Kathmandu. Another earthquake of magnitude 7.3 followed on 12 May 2015 in Dolakha District. REACH,...
UNHCR, (2015)
Nepal Earthquake Response: Ramechhap District- Factsheet (26 May-1 June 2015) On 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal with its epicenter in Lamjung District, approximately 81 km northwest of the country capital, Kathmandu. Another earthquake of magnitude 7.3 followed on 12 May 2015 in Dolakha District. REACH,...
UNHCR, (2015)
Nepal Earthquake Response: Rasuwa District - Factsheet (29 May-3 June 2015) On 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal with its epicenter in Lamjung District, approximately 81 km northwest of the country capital, Kathmandu. Another earthquake of magnitude 7.3 followed on 12 May 2015 in Dolakha District. REACH,...
UNHCR, (2015)
IOM and UNHCR Condemns Attack On Refugee Bus In Eastern Nepal The International Organisation for Migration and the UN refugee agency condemns the attack on IOM bus Monday evening by some masked men near the Khudunabari refugee camp in eastern Nepal, which left the IOM driver and two refugees from Bhutan injured...
UNHCR, (2008)
New UNHCR Representative for Nepal The newly appointed UNHCR Representative in Nepal, Mr. Stéphane Jaquemet, presented the Letter of Credentials to the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Nepal, Her Excellency Mrs. Sujata Koirala on Wednesday. Before coming to Nepal, he serv...
UNHCR, (2010)
Statement of The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nepal 1 August 2007- On The Safe And Unhindered Access to Flood-Affected Communities in Nepal Due to the recent flooding in the terai it is essential that humanitarian organizations responding to the crisis are provided unhindered and safe access to flood-affected populations. recent estimates suggest as many as 230,000 people may have been a...
UNHCR, (2007)
Bhutan/Nepal Trapped by Inequality: Bhutanese Refugee Women in Nepal Bhutanese women, living as refugees in Nepal, many for more than a decade, confront not only the hardship of life in refugee camps, but also the injustice of gender-based violence and discrimination. Refugee women and girls have reported rape, sexual...
UNHCR, (2003)
PUT AN END TO THIS CRUELTY AGAINST ME: Lessons Learned from the High Commissioner’s Special Project on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Nepal In 2012, the High Commissioner’s Special Project on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Nepal offered a unique opportunity to more comprehensively address the issue of SGBV in the refugee camps.The interventions under the Project made use of i...
UNHCR, (2012)
The Changing Lens on Gender In October and November 2012, a group of refugee men from Bhutan in the Beldangi and Sanischare camps in eastern Nepal participated in a photography project, where, following discussions on gender roles and masculinities, and after a basic photo work...
UNHCR, (2012)
Thousands of Refugees Homeless in Nepal after Fire Razes Camp Thousands of refugees from Bhutan in eastern Nepal are homeless after a devastating fire swept through Goldhap refugee camp Saturday night,burning 80 percent of the camp to the ground and injuring seven refugees.“This is a disaster and an absolutely ...
UNHCR, (2008)
UNHCR Global Appeal 2011 Update (2015 July 20) Nepal is in the midst of a political transition, with general elections planned for late 2011. However, those elections will only take place if a new constitution is promulgated by May 2011, provided differences between the country’s various politica...
UNHCR, (2015)
Addressing HIV in the Context of Resettlement in Nepal Over 104,000 refugees from Bhutan were residing in seven camps in Eastern Nepal. This is a protracted refugee situation with the first refugees arriving in 1992. A large-scale programme of resettlement to third countries was launched in October 2007 ...
UNHCR, (2010)
From Refugee to a New Life The Government of Nepal together with UNHCR has over the last 20 years supported some 108,000 refugees from Bhutan. Throughout this protracted refugee situation, from the time the refugees arrived in Nepal in the 1990’s to the time of resettlement, ...
UNHCR, (2013)
Nepal - Country Fact Sheet 2009 The report stated public health including malnutrition, food and security, maternal and newborn health, family planning, sexual and gender based violence, monitoring and evaluation, prevention, care and treatment, water, sanitation and hygiene. #Cou...
UNHCR, (2009)
Nepal - UNHCR Mid Year Progress Report 2001 The initial objectives of this project is as follows: 1. Facilitate bilateral discussions between the Governments of Nepal and Bhutan to seek durable solutions for Bhutanese refugees. 2. Provide protection and assistance to Bhutanese refugees until...
UNHCR, (2001)
NEW ISSUES IN REFUGEE RESEARCH (Research paper No.258) Waves of Life: The role of Radio in Bhutanese Refugee Camps in Nepal (July 2013) Radios are powerful objects. They transmit information to societies, nurture communities and, as in the case of the Rwandan genocide, even destroy them (Kellow and Steeves 1998,107). Though in the Western world radio is often perceived as an outdated...
UNHCR, (2013)
(Error) Family:In Nepal, Family Torn Between New Life and Leaving Loved Ones Behind DAMAK, Nepal, June 17 (UNHCR) –Seventy-nine-year-old Keshar Singh Rai vividly remembers the day he started his life as a refugee. It was August 1992, when he came to Nepal from Bhutan with his wife Bhai Maya Rai and their three sons. #Family #Re...
UNHCR, (2013)
(Wrong File) Operational highlights In 2010, UNHCR’s Nepal operation ran the largest resettlement program in the world, sending some 14,800 refugees, originally from Bhutan, to third countries. Since the large-scale operation began at the end of 2007, more than 40,000 refugees have be...
UNHCR, (2010)
(Wrong File) Put an End to this Cruelty against me Lessons learned from the High Commissioner’s Special Project on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Nep KATHMANDU, 22 May – The newly-appointed UNHCR Representative in Nepal, Mr. Steven Craig Sanders, presented his Letter of Credentials to Honorable Minister for Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Mr. Madhav Prasad Ghimire on Wednesda...
UNHCR, (2010)
(Wrong File) Wednesday, 13 January 2010 New UNHCR Representative for Nepal KATHMANDU, 13 January – The newly appointed UNHCR Representative in Nepal, Mr. Stéphane Jaquemet, presented the Letter of Credentials to the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Nepal, Her Excellency Mrs. Sujata Koirala on Wednesd...
UNHCR, (2010)
At 99, Grandma From Bhutan Chooses New Life Over Old Ninety-nine-year-old Bishnu Maya Bharati Nepal comes out to greet visitors to her home in Beldangi, Nepal. The old woman, along with eight family members, has been waiting to get resettled in the United States, the largest destination of refugees fro...
UNHCR, (2011)
EU-Funded Water Project and Police Station Inaugurated in Damak, Eastern Nepal On Tuesday, the Dumse drinking water project and the Beldangi police station, both funded by the European Union, were inaugurated in the Damak Municipality (Jhapa district, eastern Nepal. Both projects are part of the overall EU funding of €...
UNHCR, (2014)
European Union Donates Fire Fighting Truck to the Damak Municipality in Eastern Nepal European Union donated a fire fighting truck, equipped to fight all types of fires, to the Damak Municipality in Jhapa district in eastern Nepal. This donation is expected to help the Damak Municipality in providing immediate and efficien...
UNHCR, (2012)
Information Paper on ID Card Following the Census exercise, the Government of Nepal and UNHCR wishes to announce that Refugee Identity Cards will be distributed to all registered refugees in seven camps - Beldangi I, Beldangi II, Beldangi Ext., Timai, Khudunabari and Goldhap in ...
UNHCR, (2007)
NEPAL Nepal hosts a large number of refugees and asylum-seekers, mainly from Bhutan, although their numbers have steadily decreased in recent years as a result of the resettlement program. With the support of the Government of Nepal and the international ...
UNHCR, (2012)
New UNHCR Report says Global Forced Displacement at an 18 Year High A report released today by UNHCR, the UN's refugee agency, says that more people are refugees or internally displaced at any time 1994, with the crisis in Syria having emerged as a major new factor in global displacement. #RefugeesAndInternallyDisp...
UNHCR, (2012)
New UNHCR Reports Says Global Forced Displacement at an 18 Year High A report released today by UNHCR the UN's refugees agency says that more people are refugees or internally displaced than at any time since 1994 with the crisis in Syria having emerged as a major new factor in global displacement. #DisplacementOfPer...
UNHCR, (2013)
On World Refugee Day, Guterres Says Refugee Protection More Challenging Marking World Refugee Day on Friday 20 June, UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres said that providing protection for refugees today is vastly more challenging than when his office began work in 1951 trying to find solutions for European...
UNHCR, (2008)
Over 8000 Refugees From Bhutan Resettled in 2008 UNHCR continues to ensure that refugees are able to make a free and informed decision regarding solutions. Comprehensive and transparent information on resettlement and other durable solutions are provided to the refugees through regular inform...
UNHCR, (2009)
Considerable Amount of Reduction in the Supply of Essential Items, UNHCR The news reports published on 23March 2005 regarding a supposed announcement by UNHCR in early March of a “considerable amount of reduction in the supply of essential items” to the Bhutanese refugees in eastern Nepal, have come to our attention. Th...
UNHCR, (2005)
UNHCR Nepal observes World Water Day in the Bhutanese Refugee Camps Water is critical for sustainable development, including environmental integrity and the alleviation of poverty and hunger, and is indispensable for human health and well-being. The United Nations General Assembly at its 58th session in December 2003...
UNHCR, (2005)
UNHRC Nepal Factsheet UNHCR maintains direct contact with the Government both at the central and local level. It is an active member of a number of joint UN coordination mechanisms in the country and leads several thematic coordination mechanisms. implementing Partners mi...
UNHCR, (2014)
UN Day ceremony in Kathmandu, 23 October 2009 The United Nations is heavily invested in Nepal. Perhaps more so than ever in our almost 60 year presence.UN staff are involved in many spheres of Nepali life, be it as arms or food monitors, as education or constitutional experts, as adviser or imp...
UNHCR, (2009)
General Assembly - UNHCR Activities Financed by Voluntary Funds : Report for 1994-1995 and Proposed Programmes and Budget for 1996 At 31 December 1994, 86,100 refugees and asylum-seekers from Bhutan, largely of ethnic Nepalese origin, were registered and assisted by UNHCR in eight camps in the south-eastern districts of Jhapa and Morang in Nepal. According to Nepalese authoritie...
UNHCR, (1996)
Nepal - 2002 UNHCR Statistical Yearbook This yearbook consists of statistical outcome related to the following topic for the year 2002: 1. REFUGEES, ASYLUM-SEEKERS AND OTHERS OF CONCERN TO UNHCR. 2. DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS, LOCATION, LEGAL BASIS AND RECOGNITION, END 0F 2002. 3. REFU...
UNHCR, (2002)
Nepal - 2003 UNHCR Statistical Yearbook This yearbook consists of statistical outcome related to the following topic for the year 2003: 1. REFUGEES, ASYLUM-SEEKERS AND OTHERS OF CONCERN TO UNHCR. 2. DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS, LOCATION, LEGAL BASIS AND RECOGNITION, END 0F 2003. 3. R...
UNHCR, (2003)
Nepal - 2004 UNHCR Statistical Yearbook This yearbook consists of statistical outcome related to the following topic for the year 2004: 1. REFUGEES, ASYLUM-SEEKERS AND OTHERS OF CONCERN TO UNHCR. 2. DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS, LOCATION, LEGAL BASIS AND RECOGNITION, END 0F 2004. 3. R...
UNHCR, (2004)
Nepal - 2005 UNHCR Statistical Yearbook This yearbook consists of statistical outcome related to the following topic for the year 2005: 1. REFUGEES, ASYLUM-SEEKERS AND OTHERS OF CONCERN TO UNHCR. 2. DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS, LOCATION, LEGAL BASIS AND RECOGNITION, END 0F 2005. 3. R...
UNHCR, (2005)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Appeal 2003 The main objectives of this report are mentioned below: ■ Urge the Governments of Bhutan and Nepal to resume the bilateral verification of refugees as soon as possible, with a view to solving the Bhutanese refugee issue. ■ Provide protection and ba...
UNHCR, (2003)
Nepal - UNHCR Mid Year Report 2000 The initial objective of this reports are mentioned below : · Protect and assist Bhutanese refugees until a lasting solution is found. · Support bilateral efforts by the Governments of Bhutan and Nepal to find such a durable solution. · Emphasise ...
UNHCR, (2000)
Nepal in short - UNHCR 2001 Global Appeal Main objectives of this report are mentioned below: • Facilitate bilateral discussions between the Governments of Bhutan and Nepal to seek durable solutions for Bhutanese refugees. • Provide protection and assistance to Bhutanese refugees until a l...
UNHCR, (2001)
News Release: OHCHR Saddened by Death of Nanda Prasad Adhikari KATHMANDU (23 September 2014) - The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is deeply saddened by the death of Nanda Prasad Adhikari, father of Krishna Prasad Adhikari. Nanda Prasad Adhikari had been on hunger strike with his wife Ganga Maya...
UNHCR, (2014)
Preventing and Reducing Statelessness: The 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness The UN General Assembly selected UNHCR for the task of assisting States to avoid statelessness not only because refugee and statelessness problems sometimes overlap, but also because dealing with statelessness requires, in many ways, a similar approa...
UNHCR, (2014)
Asia and the Pacific Huge disparities in wealth across the region and the denial of fundamental rights in some countries have driven broad population movements in Asia. As these flows consist of both victims of forced displacement and economic migrants, a primary challen...
UNHCR, (2009)
UNHCR Nepal Factsheet UNHCR maintains direct contact with the Government both at the central and local level.It is an active member of a number of joint UN coordination mechanisms in the country and leads several thematic coordination mechanisms.Nepal, the persons of con...
UNHCR, (2014)
Behavioral Surveillance Survey among Refugees and Surrounding Host Community - Jhapa and Morang districts, Nepal (November 2005) A Behavioural Surveillance Study (BSS) was undertaken in seven refugee camps and selected surrounding host community sites in south-eastern Nepal in October and November 2005. This information will be used to strengthen HIV prevention programs in the...
UNHCR, (2005)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2003 Urge the Governments of Bhutan and Nepal to resolve the situation of protracted camp populations in Nepal; provide international protection with special attention to the issues related to SGBV; assist Tibetan arrivals in transit; provide legal advice...
UNHCR, (2003)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2005 UNHCR's main objectives in Nepal were to support the Government in identifying and implementing durable solutions for Bhutanese refugees, with a focus on re-registration of camp populations, resettlement of refugees and issuance of basic documents; p...
UNHCR, (2005)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2006 In July, the Government of Nepal and UNHCR reached agreement on a census of refugees in camps in the country. UNHCR assisted more than 3,300 Tibetans in transit through Nepal, including approximately 2,400 new arrivals. The Office protected and assis...
UNHCR, (2006)
Nepal - UNHCR 2002 Global Appeal - 165 In the pursuit of a durable solution for some 100,400 Bhutanese refugees in Nepal, the Governments of Bhutan and Nepal held their tenth round of bilateral talks in Kathmandu in December 2000. During these talks the two Governments agreed upon a defin...
UNHCR, (2002)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Appeal 2004 The main objectives of this report are mentioned below: • Urge the Governments of Nepal and Bhutan to find durable solutions for the Bhutanese camp population. • Provide international protection to this population pending durable solutions. • Impl...
UNHCR, (2004)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Appeal 2005 The main objectives of this report are mentioned below: • Actively support the Government of Nepal to provide refugees with international protection and seek durable solutions. • Safeguard the welfare of vulnerable refugees through the establishmen...
UNHCR, (2005)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Appeal 2007 The main objectives of the report are mentioned below: • Seek durable solutions for refugees and asylum-seekers to bring an end to their protracted situation in the camps, while continuing to ensure they receive adequate legal and physical protectio...
UNHCR, (2007)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Appeal 2009 Update The main objectives of the report are mentioned as follows: • Seek durable solutions for refugees and asylum-seekers, notably through large-scale resettlement; ensure that they are able to make informed and free decisions; and that those with specif...
UNHCR, (2009)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Appeal 2010 - 11 The main objectives of this report are mentioned below: Favourable protection environment 1. Ensure standards of protection are met for all refugees and asylum-seekers, taking into account age, gender and diversity, with particular attention to the...
UNHCR, (2011)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Appeal 2013 The main objectives of this report are mentioned below: Favourable protection environment 1. Access to territory is improved and the risk of refoulement reduced. - No credible cases of refoulement are reported. Security from violence and exploita...
UNHCR, (2013)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2000 The main objective and activities of this report are listed below: 1. Protect and assist Bhutanese refugees until a durable solution is found. 2. Support bilateral efforts by the Governments of Bhutan and Nepal to identify such a solution. 3. Emph...
UNHCR, (2000)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2001 The Bhutanese refugees remained the single largest refugee group in the region. As lasting solutions are not yet in prospect, UNHCR’s initial objectives remained to facilitate bilateral discussions between the Governments of Bhutan and Nepal; to expl...
UNHCR, (2001)
REPORT OF UNHCR / WFP JOINT ASSESSMENT MISSION - Assistance to Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal (29 May – 09 June 2006) This report presents the findings and recommendations of the Joint Assessment Mission (JAM) commissioned by UNHCR and WFP regarding assistance to Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal. The JAM took place from 29 May-9 June 2006. The Mission included represent...
UNHCR, (2006)
UNHCR Nepal Fact Sheet March 2014 The operational objective of the report are mentioned below: 1. Ensure that standards of protection and assistance are met for all refugees and asylum-seekers, taking into account age, gender and diversity. 2. Continue to provide protection and ass...
UNHCR, (2014)
Convention Relating To The Status Of Stateless Persons The United Nations General Assembly convened a Conference of Plenipotentiaries to draft an international treaty on refugees and stateless persons in 1951. While the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees was adopted that year, international ne...
UNHCR, (2014)
Administrative Map of (Nepal as of November 2001) This is a map of Nepal that contains Capital, UNHCR Office, Refugee camp, International boundary, Administrative boundary (level 1), Administrative boundary (level 2), Administrative boundary (level 3). #UN #UNHCR #The_UN_Refugee_Camp ...
UNHCR, (2001)
Country Operation Plan 2002 for Nepal (External Version) UNHCR's major role in Nepal is to seek durable solutions for approximately 98,900 Bhutanese refugees. Pending a durable solution, UNHCR continues to provide for their care and maintenance in eastern Nepal. The influx of Bhutanese refugees into Nepa...
UNHCR, (2002)
Country Operations Plan - 2004 Nepal is not a signatory to the 1951 Convention or the 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees. No national legislation relating to asylum-seekers and refugees exists. At the request of the Government of Nepal, UNHCR has been playing an acti...
UNHCR, (2004)
Country Operations Plans for Nepal 2006 Physical insecurity and violence surroundingBhutanese camps hindering monitoring by UNHCR staff, delivery of food and other supplies, responding to protection concerns, provision of medical assistance, movement of refugees, and all other activities; ...
UNHCR, (2006)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Appeal 2006 The main objectives of the workshop are mentioned below: • Provide legal and physical protection to refugees, asylum-seekers and others of concern while pursuing durable, comprehensive solutions with relevant governments. Populations of concern incl...
UNHCR, (2006)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Appeal 2008 - 2009 The main objective of the workshop is mentioned below: • Seek durable solutions for refugees and asylum-seekers, notably through large-scale resettlement; ensure that they are able to make informed and free decisions; and that vulnerable members of ...
UNHCR, (2009)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Appeal 2011 Though not a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention or the 1967 Protocol, and with no domestic refugee legislation, Nepal continues to host a large number of refugees and asylum-seekers, of whom the majority (more than 75,000) are refugees from Bhu...
UNHCR, (2011)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2002 Pending the attainment of durable solutions, UNHCR’s main objectives remained to protect and assist the camp population in eastern Nepal; facilitate a resolution of their situation by encouraging the bilateral process of negotiation between the Bhut...
UNHCR, (2002)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2004 Continue to urge the Governments of Nepal and Bhutan to resolve the situation of protracted camp populations; provide international protection and assistance to Bhutanese refugees; implement UNHCR policies related to human rights, protection of refug...
UNHCR, (2004)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2007 UNHCR’s main objectives in Nepal were to: • Seek durable solutions for refugees to bring an end to their protracted displacement, while ensuring that they receive adequate protection and assistance in the camps. • Provide international protection t...
UNHCR, (2007)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2008 In 2008, UNHCR’s main objectives were to seek durable solutions for refugees in situations of protracted displacement, while ensuring that they received adequate protection and assistance in the camps.The Office also aimed to protect urban refugees a...
UNHCR, (2008)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2009 The Office sought durable solutions for refugees in Nepal, notably through large-scale resettlement, while simultaneously ensuring adequate protection and assistance in the camps. Projects were initiated to improve local services for refugees and hos...
UNHCR, (2009)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2011 In 2011, UNHCR aimed to ensure access to asylum, protection and durable solutions for all people of concern to it. Other key objectives were to continue third-country resettlement for refugees from Bhutan, and ensure that standards of protection and...
UNHCR, (2011)
The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has pledged contribution to UNHCR The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has pledged a contribution of US$ 305,000 to the UN refugee agency towards “Humanitarian Assistance and International Protection for Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal”. Expressing his gratitude, UNHCR’s Rep...
UNHCR, (2005)
Bureau for Asia and the Pacific Country Operations Fact Sheets (September 2014 ) Afghan refugees: 2.6 million Afghan refugees worldwide, incl. 2.5 million in the Islamic Republics of Iran and Pakistan. Afghan refugees represent 40 per cent of the global protracted refugee population, and 20 percent of the world’s total refugee po...
UNHCR, (2014)
Asia and the Pacific: South-West Asia Central Asia South Asia East Asia and the Pacific Highlights: 1. In 2007, only 167,500 registered refugees returned to Afghanistan from neighbouring countries despite an increase in the return and reintegration cash grant for Afghan refugees to USD 100 per person. That was a similar level to the n...
UNHCR, (2008)
Asia And The Pacific (2012) The protection environment in the Asia-Pacific region remains fragile. Of the 45 countries and territories covered by the Bureau, only 20 have acceded to the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. Central Asia and South West Asia are the...
UNHCR, (2012)
Asia And The Pacific (2014) In 2014, UNHCR will continue to assist countries in the region facing large numbers of asylum-seekers by conducting mandate RSD, while supporting the establishment of national eligibility procedures and protection-sensitive migration management syste...
UNHCR, (2014)
Clashes Between Locals and Refugees; One Dead And Several Injured On Thursday night, clashes between refugees and locals outside Sanischare refugee camp in Morang district in eastern Nepal has left one refugee dead and eight wounded – five seriously. According to local police and camp officials, the fighting broke ...
UNHCR, (2007)
UNHCR Saddened Over Death And Injuries As Refugees Attempt To Return To Bhutan The UN refugee agency is extremely concerned over a violent confrontation on the Mechi bridge, that divides Nepal and India, between marching refuges and Indian police and is saddened over death of one refugee and several injured. Starting Monday, th...
UNHCR, (2007)
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. António Guterres, To Visit Nepal The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. António Guterres, is scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu on Tuesday, 22 May for a three-day mission, his first official visit to Nepal. While in Nepal, Mr. Guterres is expected to meet the Prime Min...
UNHCR, (2007)
Asia And The Pacific (2010) The conflict-induced displacement in June 2010 of some 300,000 people in southern Kyrgyzstan and the flight across the border into Uzbekistan of another 75,000 people compelled UNHCR to mobilize an emergency response operation in a highly complex pol...
UNHCR, (2010)
Asia And The Pacific (2011) The Asia region has suffered major humanitarian crises in 2010, with violence in southern Kyrgyzstan in June and torrential monsoon rains which caused the worst floods in Pakistan in 80 years. UNHCR has played a prominent role in delivering much-need...
UNHCR, (2011)
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