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74th UN Day 2019 Bhrikuti Rai famous investigative reporter based on technology , Human Rights, Empowerment sharing her knowledge, information and experiences with the audience in UN Day 2019 #UNDAY #2019 #HumanRights #SDGS #Globalgoals #Interaction #Knowlegdeshar...
UNIC, (2019)
Remarks by Richard Bennett Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at the launch of OHCHR’s Handbook for Civil Society (in Nepali) 30 November 2009, Pokhara This bulletin includes remarks by Richard Bennett that was delivered at the launch of OHCHR’s Handbook for Civil Society (in Nepali).The handbook is a global publication published by OHCHR Geneva, and the English version was released in Kathmandu in...
UNOHCHR, (2009)
An Address to Members of the Constituent Assembly of Nepal By Ms. Kyung-wha Kang United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kathmandu 19 April 2011 This bulletin consists of the speech by Ms. Kyung-wha Kang about the peace process and political consensus on important issues.It also includes drafting the new Constitution, to establish a new foundation for national order in the country based on r...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
OHCHR and Human Rights Organisations of Kapilvastu Organise Human Rights Week POKHARA– OHCHR-Nepal’s Western Regional Office is supporting the human rights organisations of Kapilvastu District to organise a Human Rights Week in Taulihawa from 12 to 18 April. Authorities, civil society members and the general population are al...
OHCHR, (2009)
Opening Remarks By Ms. Kyung-wha Kang United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Roundtable on Strategies for addressing discriminatory citizenship provisions against women in the forthcoming Constitution Kathmandu - April 19, 2011 This bulletin involves about Roundtable on Strategies for addressing discriminatory citizenship provisions against women in the forthcoming Constitution.Ms.Kyung-wha Kang applauds the National Women’s Commission for its year-long campaign “End Gender...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
PRESS STATEMENT Thursday, 10 November 2011 UN concerned over recent Govt. decisions to appoint, pardon and promote alleged perpetrators of human rights violations This press release involves concern of United Nations Human Rights Office in Nepal (OHCHR-Nepal)over a series of recent decisions by the Government of Nepal to appoint, promote or pardon public officials implicated inserious crimes and human rights a...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
Statement by Annette Lyth Human Rights Officer Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at a mass gathering on Sustainable Peace and Realization of Human Rights for All Public Youth School, Siraha The Women’s Charter for Equality and Just Peace describes well the situation of women in Nepal: “Women are sidelined and (permitted) to perform limited roles (among) women due to class, caste, religion, sexual orientation, geography, language and phy...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Statement by Richard Bennett Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at the Release of EU Guidelines on Human Rights Defenders, Local Implementation Strategy in Nepal 10 October 2007 Who are the human rights defenders? They are, of course, members of human rights NGOs,who Nepalese have grown used to seeing dressed in blue vests monitoring demonstrations. But they can also be women and men who work as teachers, civil servants or a...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is committed to promoting health, justice and security by being a global leader in the response to illicit drugs, transnational organized crime and terrorism, which have emerged as major threats to...
UNAIDS, UNODC, (2015)
World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) plays a critical role within the United Nations system as the directing and coordinating authority for international health. Its wide-ranging remit involves providing leadership on increasingly complex global healt...
UNAIDS, WHO, (2015)
OHCHR ­Nepal Lena Sundh Representative in Nepal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights On the occasion of the 58th International Human Rights Day 10 December 2006 This bulletin includes about the 58th International Human Rights Day and three issues in the transitional period that must be addressed in order to ensure that there will be no human rights abuses in Nepal in the future. OHCHR ­Nepal will give prio...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
Short Remarks by Robert Piper, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator 10 December 2012 At the launch of the campaign ‘Invisible No More’ Patan Dhoka CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY This bulletin consists of the description about the launch of the campaign Invisible No More, a campaign for Truth and Justice in Nepal that was held on Human Rights Day, where the global message for this year is Your Voice Counts.In June 2007 the Su...
UN, (2012)
Short Remarks by Robert Piper, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator 10 December 2012 At the launch of the campaign ‘Invisible No More’ Patan Dhoka CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY This bulletin consists of the description about the launch of the campaign Invisible No More, a campaign for Truth and Justice in Nepal that was held on Human Rights Day, where the global message for this year is Your Voice Counts.In June 2007 the Su...
UN, (2012)
General Assembly : Implementation of General Assembly Resolution 60/251 OF 15 March 2006 Entitled “HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL” The Human Rights Council takes note of the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights & her oral update as well as the activities of her Office to address human rights violations in Nepal.The Council requests the High Commissione...
UN, (2006)
A Rapid Scan Organizations Working on Women and Peace in Nepal It has been important for UNIFEM to undertake this scan for a number of reasons.This is underlined by the fact that each reason is as vital as the other. Increased conflict and insurgency, accompanied by a lack of women in decision-making positions i...
UNIFEM/UNWOMEN, (2006)
Human Rights in the Constitution- Nepal Participatory Constitution Building Booklet Series No. 3 Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever their nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. All human beings are equally entitled to human rights without discr...
CCD/UNDP, (2009)
Minority Rights Under the New Constitution - Participatory Constitution Building in Nepal Booklet Series No. 7 English Minority rights are the normal individual rights as applied to members of racial, ethnic, class, religious, linguistic or gender and sexual minorities; and also the collective rights accorded to minority groups. Individual rights belong to you simply...
CCD/UNDP, (2009)
SDG 4: Quality Education, Why Invest In Children? Evidence shows that brain development is the most rapid in the initial years of life. Every additional dollar invested in quality early childhood development programmes yields a return of between $6 and $17. #GirlsEducation #Rightsofthechild #HumanRi...
UNICEF, (2015)
UNMIN Newsletter Fact Sheet 4 (United Nations Monitoring in Support of the Peace Process) UNMIN and a number of UN agencies have a role in monitoring the situation throughout the country in order to assist Nepal create the conditions for a free and fair Constituent Assembly Election. The UN monitoring role relates to five areas:the manage...
UNMIN, (2008)
UNMIN Newsletter Fact Sheet 5 (UN Agencies Supporting Nepal’s Peace Process) The UN Country Team (UNCT) is made up of all UN agencies operating in Nepal, and is coordinated by the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator. Most UN agencies present in Nepal have been established for a long time, in order to support and implemen...
UNMIN, (2008)
Resident Coordinator’s Annual Report 2016 016 marked the ten- year anniversary of Nepal’s peace process and the first Constitution Day since the adoption of the charter in September 2015. The last ten years have witnessed some remarkable transformations, including the demobilization of the f...
UN, (2016)
Ms. Kyung-wha Kang United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Statement to the Media 20 April 2011, Kathmandu This press statement involves about the progress of peace process and that political consensus on important issues has been reached, despite ongoing challenges.Nepal has committed to establishing transitional justice mechanisms to confront and addres...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
Remarks by Frederick Rawski, Head of OHCHR Eastern Regional Office at Human Rights and Peace Rally, Biratnagar 10 October 2007 This bulletin includes the remarks by Frederick Rawski, the head of the Eastern Regional Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights regarding the Jana Andolan and support for the peaceful protest movement and the work of human ri...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
(Duplicate Document; Wrong Topic) A Rapid Scan Organizations Working on Women and Peace in Nepal It has been important for UNIFEM to undertake this scan for a number of reasons.This is underlined by the fact that each reason is as vital as the other. Increased conflict and insurgency accompanied by a lack of women in decision-making positions in...
UNIFEM, (2006)
Assessment of Children and Young Persons in Prisons, Correction Home and Police Custody in Nepal Despite the ratification of several multilateral human rights treaties, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC),and the enactment of the Child Rights Act, children who come into conflict in Nepal with the law face serious problems w...
UNICEF, (2006)
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Nepal This is a report of OHCHR’s investigations into the arrest, detention, torture and continuing disappearance of individuals arrested by the Royal Nepalese Army (RNA, now the Nepalese (Army) and held in Maharajgunj barracks in Kathmandu in 2003 on susp...
UN, (2006)
Nepal Masculinities Gender- Based Voilence The study is a joint effort by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Men Engage Alliance in Nepal. It seeks to provide a broader evidence base from which actors can design well informed multi-sectoral GBV programming, including prev...
UNDP, (2014)
OHCHR-Nepal calls for an end to CPN-Maoist abuses, releases report OHCHR-Nepal today publicly released a document setting out its major concerns regarding human rights abuses committed by CPN-Maoist cadres since its ceasefire declaration of 26 April.The 8-page document was delivered to the CPN-Maoist on 11 September...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
Address by David Johnson, Officer-in–Charge Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Accountability and the International Criminal Court Nepal Bar Association, Kathmandu The ICC is a permanent international criminal court. It was created in July 1998 when 120 States adopted the Rome Statute, which is a multilateral treaty. The ICC is located in The Hague. It is distinct from other international courts in The Hague:...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
Violence Against Children in Nepal Corporal punishment and other acts that humiliate children (including verbal humiliation) are accepted practice in Nepal, in both schools and in home and are used as means to modify the behavior of children. The majority of educated people in Nepal a...
UNICEF, CIVICT, (2006)
Forced Labour of Adults and Children in the Agriculture Sector of Nepal This report on “Forced Labour of Adults and Children in the Agricultural Sector in Nepal” presents the results of a survey carried out by a team of experts affiliated to the Central Department of Population Studies (CDPS), Tribhuvan University, Kathm...
ILO, (2013)
The ILO in Nepal Nepal has made notable social-economic progress in the past decade, reducing absolute poverty rate from 42 per cent in 1995/96 to 23.8 per cent in 2013. The Nepali labour force grew at the rate of 2.6 percent per annul during the same period. The tot...
ILO, (2015)
Annual Report 2010 (Empowered Lives, Resilient Nations) The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. It is on the ground in 166 countries, work...
UNDP, (2010)
OHCHR­-Nepal Lena Sundh Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Speech at the First National Gathering of Trafficking Survivors, Organised by Shakti Samuha Kathmandu, Nepal 7 March 2007 I am delighted to say a few words at the First National Gathering of Trafficking Survivors organized by Shakti Samuha. I am aware that you have all been working hard during the last three days of closed consultations and am grateful for...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Commission on Human Rights The Government and its security forces have shown good cooperation to OHCHR-Nepal in terms of access and availability, and have responded to communications, although some responses have fallen far short of the information requested. The Communist Par...
UNOCHA, (2006)
Statement on The International Day to End Obstetric Fistula by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General an Executive Director Of UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund The theme of this year International Day to End Obstetric Fistula Tracking Fistula Transforming Lives,reflects an important step forward in eradicating this preventable condition,which affects an estimated two million women and girls To treat fistula...
UNFPA, (2014)
Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang Visiting Nepal. UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang will arrive in Nepal on Wednesday (30 January) for a five-day visit. The main purpose of her trip is to see firsthand the activities of OHCHR-Nepal, the largest of the organization’s field ...
OHCHR, (2008)
OHCHR ­Nepal condemns bus attack in Chitwan The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Nepal strongly condemns the attack on a bus at Chitwan district, yesterday, which killed and wounded dozens of people. OHCHR joins Secretary­ General Kofi Annan in expressing condolences...
UNOHCHR, (2005)
OHCHR Press Release High Commissioner for Human Rights Set to Monitor Situation in Nepal To set up a monitoring operation in Nepal in a move to help establish accountability for human rights abuses and prevent further violations. Human rights monitoring under United Nations auspices would be an important step in establishing accountabili...
UNOHCHR, (2005)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 11 November 2006 United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights welcomes agreement The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, today welcomed the 8 November agreement reached between the Seven ­Party Alliance and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) as a crucial step towards ending the conflict and stre...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
Remarks by Richard Bennett Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal At an inauguration of Human Rights National Magna Meet 2009 Kathmandu, 8 December 2009 Embrace Diversity, End Discrimination' is the theme for the Human Rights Day this year, designated by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. The High Commissioner, Navi Pillay, has chosen non-discrimination as the theme because discrimination s...
UNOHCHR, (2009)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Statement to the Press Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to the General Assembly Ian Martin Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal The first Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to the General Assembly on the human rights situation and the activities of her Office in Nepal was released in New York during Dashain. We have a Nepali translation of the Report available h...
UNOHCHR, (2005)
SATRENGTHENING THE RULE OF LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION SYSTEM IN NEPAL PROGRAMME The rule of law and human rights programme aims to ensure that womwn and other vulnerable groups benifit from a protective legal framework and recent improvements in the field of justic. The programme will work in three primary areas to achieve its g...
UNDP, (2017)
Human Rights, Diversity and Social Justice - Report of a Conference organised by the Constitution Advisory Support Unit, UNDP 29-30 April 2007, Biratnagar, Nepal In introducing the themes of the conference, Yash Ghai2 said that the intention was to explore whether it is possible to bring about greater inclusion, and ensure greater justice, through the framework of human rights. The first principal topic of di...
UNDP, (2008)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Let’s cherish the music of freedom - Jazz, on 30 July. Come join us! The concert will engage people from different cultures and backgrounds to share the beauty of jazz music, to promote dialogue among cultures. It will provide an enthusiastic platform for aspiring Nepalese musicians.On celebrating the Day, which cher...
UNESCO, (2015)
STRENGTHENING THE CAPACITY OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMUNICATION Strengthing the capacity of the national human rights commission work on strengthining legal and policy framework has helped volnerable groups enjoy their human rights. UNDP OHCHR support NHRC developed the project strengthening the capacity of nat...
UNDP, (2014)
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Nepal New York, 23 December 2004 The conflict is undermining democracy and human rights and seriously hindering development activities. Reports that human rights defenders in Nepal face grave threats to their safety and security are very disturbing. The safety and ability of the Nat...
UN, (2004)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), ratified by Nepal, provides that “Everyone shall have the right to freedom of expression; this right shall include freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas of all kind...
UNOHCHR, (2005)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL The most significant factor affecting the trend in conflict-related abuses was the four months of unilateral ceasefire declared by the CPN (Maoist). This saw a marked reduction in killings of all kinds, although other violations by the CPN (Maoist) c...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL High Commissioner for Human Rights Urges Ceasefire and Respect for Freedom of Expression and Peaceful Assembly The High Commissioner added that her Office in Nepal had reported its growing concern over measures by the Government that restrict rights to freedom of expression, freedom of association and peaceful assembly and affect the media, non-governmental...
UNOHCHR, (2005)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Statement to the Press – 21 March 2006 OHCHR-Nepal reiterates its commitment to working with families of disappeared people to secure information on their whereabouts and to help them obtain justice. The current report of the High Commissioner to the Commission on Human Rights highlights ...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal: Speech at:South African Experience in Constitution Making Process and Federalism, an Interaction with Mac Maharaj, the Leader of South African National Congress (10 December 2008) It truly is a great privilege to share a platform with Mr. Mac Maharaj. The United Nations is an organization made up of governments, normally strictly neutral regarding the internal politics of member states. But above all it is bound by the princip...
UNMIN, (2008)
Representative of the Secretary-General Karin Landgren’s Press Briefing (Transcript of Question and Answer Session) As the Secretary-General said in his report, the timing of our departure is not optimal. We would have liked to have seen the peace process advance much further, in particular around the integration and rehabilitation, which would have sorted out the...
UNMIN, (2011)
Address by Ian Martin Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Address by Ian Martin, Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, an event hosted by the National Dalit Commission and the Dalit...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
Gender Equality and Human Rights The achievement of substantive equality is understood as having four dimensions: redressing disadvantage; countering stigma, prejudice, humiliation and violence; transforming social and institutional structures; and facilitating political participati...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Press Conference at the Reporter’s Club, Kathmandu (28 May 2008) I congratulate the people of Nepal on the achievement of convening the historic Constituent Assembly. The United Nations is proud to have assisted in the election of the most inclusive body Nepal has yet known. Its democratically-elected representati...
UNMIN, (2008)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal:Press Conference (Nepalgunj 1 April 2008) Thank you for coming. I am here in Nepalgunj as part of the visit that I am making to three regions. I just came from Biratnagar this morning and yesterday had the opportunity to visit Saptari district. I am travelling on tomorrow to the Far-Western ...
UNMIN, (2008)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal:Press Conference (Pokhara, 7 April 2008) This is the last of four visits I have made to the regions outside Kathmandu in this critical period in the run up to the Constituent Assembly election, and I am very pleased to be in Pokhara in the Western region. My purpose of course is to discuss ...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Briefing of the Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal, Ms.Karin Landgren, Delivered at the Press Conference (31 July 2009) The political developments that have delayed the peace process are described in the Secretary-General’s report (S/2009/351). The circumstances surrounding the dismissal of the Chief of Army Staff by the previous Maoist-led Government, the countermand...
UNMIN, (2009)
Press Conference by Head of Nepal Mission “Our aim is the earliest possible completion of UNMIN’s mandate, but also the sustained and intensified support of the United Nations system and the international community to peace development and change in Nepal." #UNMIN #PeaceProcess #Political...
UN, (2008)
Press Release (19 May 2008) The United Nations Mission in Nepal condemns the killing of Ram Hari Shrestha which commanders of the Maoist army have acknowledged to UNMIN was committed by members of the Maoist army. This act is a serious breach of the commitments made in the Agre...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Release 73rd Meeting of Joint Monitoring Coordination Committee Participants at the meeting, including representatives of the Nepal Army and the Maoist army, discussed the reports connected to the killing of Ram Hari Shrestha. JMCC chairman General Wilhelmsen shared the results of the preliminary inquiry conducte...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Release on the occasion of Security Council visit to Chhauni and MCS 1 The delegation inspected the UNMIN monitored weapon storage arrangements in Chhauni Barracks and Chulachuli, and were briefed on the UN Mission’s arms monitoring mandate.The delegation also met with representatives of the Nepal Army and the Maoist ar...
UNMIN, (2009)
Secretary-General Approves $10 Million Contribution in Aid to Nepal from United Nations Peacebuilding Fund United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has approved $10 million in assistance to Nepal from the United Nations Peace building Fund. Following the Secretary-General’s declaration of the country’s eligibility last December, more than 20 United N...
UN, (2008)
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict: Press Conference in Kathmandu (5 Dec 2008) It is my pleasure to introduce to you Radhika Coomaraswamy, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. It’s a post that Secretary-General Kofi Annan appointed her to in April 2006 and Secretary-general Ban Ki...
UNMIN, (2008)
Statement to the press by Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal (28 May 2008) I congratulate the people of Nepal on the achievement of convening the historic Constituent Assembly. The United Nations is proud to have assisted in the election of the most inclusive body Nepal has yet known. Its democratically-elected representati...
UNMIN, (2008)
Third UNMIN report on conditions for the 10 April Constituent Assembly Election “The aim of UNMIN’s regular public reporting is to encourage the political parties and all Nepalis to create a free and fair atmosphere for this coming week’s Constituent Assembly election,” #UNMIN #Election #PoliticalViolence #HumanRights...
UNMIN, (2008)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 10 December 2008 OHCHR-Nepal, NHRC launch poster to mark Human Rights Day OHCHR-Nepal and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today launched an illustrated version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to mark the 60th anniversary of the UDHR. There have been many events all over Nepal designed to raise awar...
UNOHCHR, (2008)
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights- Press Release – 21 December 2008 OHCHR-Nepal condemns attack at Himal Media Human rights officers from OHCHR-Nepal followed up the incident in support of investigators from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). The attack is the latest in a series of assaults against the media in Nepal. In Janakpur on 20 October, sev...
UNOHCHR, (2008)
Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme - A Handbook for Civil Society Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society is addressed to the civil society actors who, every day in every part of the world, contribute to the promotion, protection and advancement of human rights. Develop...
UNHR, (2008)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Statement to the Press on the Occasion of International Women’s Day The celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day coincides with a historic moment in Nepal: preparation for the Constituent Assembly election which is a major step in the democratic transition to economic and social change in an inclusive Nep...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Release (19 March 2008) The United Nations Mission in Nepal expresses its deep concern over the killing, in Betahani VDC in the Mid-Western region in the evening of 18 March, of Kamal Adhikari, who was a candidate for the Rastriya Jana Morcha party in the Banke-2 constituen...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Release 30 March 2008 second UNMIN Report on Conditions for the 10 April Constituent Assembly Election The report notes that campaigning has continued in an enthusiastic and relatively peaceful manner across much of the country, but emphasizes the significant number of districts have experienced a surge in incidents involving clashes between different...
UNMIN, (2008)
Statement to the Press : Andrew MacGregor Regional Head, Eastern region, United Nations Mission in Nepal 'The United Nations Security Council responded positively to the request of the Government of Nepal on 23 January, and extended UNMIN’s mandate by six months. Member States were once again unanimous in their support of Nepal’s peace process. Both th...
UNMIN, (2008)
Annual Report 2008 This is the fourth of our annual reports, which we produce to better inform our partners about the work we do and the impact it has. UNDP Nepal’s over-riding priorities in 2008 were to help consolidate peace after the end of the 1996–2006 armed confl...
UNDP, (2008)
प्रेस वक्तव्य बिहिबार, २०६८ कार्तिक २४ मानवआधिकार उल्लङ्घनका आरोपित पीडकलाई नियुक्ति, छ्यमादान र बढुवा गर्ने सरकारका हालैक निर्णयहरुप्रति राष्ट्रसंघ चिन्तित नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघिय मनाव आधिकार कार्यालय (उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय - नेपाल ) ले नेपालमा गम्भीर आपराध तथा मानव अहिकार दुर्व्यवहारमा मुर्छिएका सार्वजनिक आधिकारिहरुलाई नियुक्ति, छ्यमादान र बढुवा गर्ने नेपाल सरकार हालैक शृंखलाबद्ध निर्णयहरुप...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
Ian Martin, Personal Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Dhangadi (23 August 2007) "This is just the second time in my life I have been to Dhangadhi. The first was in 2005, when I was the Representative for the High Commissioner for the Human Rights and that was a time when the armed conflict around Dhangadhi was very intense. So, ...
UNMIN, (2007)
Press Statement: Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (12 June 2007) While the process is being carried out at the first main cantonment site, logistical preparations will be made at the second site for the team to proceed there. As soon as the findings of the verification at the first site are complete, they will be ...
UNMIN, (2007)
Press Statement: Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (10 October 2007) The commitment to the election of a Constituent Assembly was agreed upon as a key element in the peace process, and I believe that the current crisis has come about not just because of failure to reach agreement on two issues, but as a reflection of...
UNMIN, (2007)
Press Statement: Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (16 November 2007) Nepal is about to enter another crucial week of political discussion and decision-making. I would like to open our interaction by suggesting three areas of action which UNMIN considers are necessary to sustain the peace process. UNMIN is here to supp...
UNMIN, (2007)
Press Statement: Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (23 February 2007) The United Nations Mission in Nepal completed the first stage of registration of combatants and weapons at the Maoist army cantonment sites on 17 February. I will focus today on explaining the outcome of this process, as well as the next steps to be ...
UNMIN, (2007)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE RESIDENT COORDINATOR IN NEPAL Press Release – 11 December 2017 This year, on International Human Rights Day, we embarked on a year-long celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was a monumental document for each ...
UN, (2017)
नागरिकका निम्ती सम्वैधानिक शिक्षा प्रश्नोत्तरमाला अन्तरिम सम्बिधानलाई विस्थापित गर्दै संविधाननसभाबाट निर्मित नेपालको सम्बिधान २०७२ जारी भयको छ । आम जनाताका जिवनमा प्रत्यक्ष प्रभाव पार्ने सम्विधानका मुलभुत प्राव्धानहरुकाबारे सुसुचित नभइ यसको सफल कार्यान्वयन सम्भब छैन । समवैधानिक शिक्षाको प्रबर्धनबाट ...
UNDP, (2015)
VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN NEPAL SERIES 2: A Study of the System of School Discipline in Nepal Education is essential to help children successfully meet the challenges that life presents them with. By identifying learning with the fear of punishment students instead are taught lessons that make them insecure, with-drawn, or tense. It can also ...
UNICEF, (2004)
मानवआधिकार तथा संबिधानको निर्वाचन राज्यसंग आफ्ना आम जनताको मानवआधिकारको प्रवर्धन तथा संरछ्यन गर्ने दायित्व रहेको हुन्छ र माथि सुचिकृत आधिकारहरुमा निर्वाचनक क्रममा बिशेष जोड दिईएको हुन्छ | आम जनताको सुरछ्या गर्न, कानुन तथा व्यवस्था कायम गर्न र मानिसहरुको लोकतान्त्रिक अधिकारको सम्...
UN, UNHR, (2008)
Ian Martin, Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Nepal: Media briefing 18 September 2006, at the UN Information Centre Let me just say that I am glad that we are meeting when there are positive statements from both sides to the peace process regarding the meeting that took place yesterday between Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and Prachanda. It’s not my busines...
UNMIN, (2006)
One Year On: the Janaandolan and Nepal’s Peace Process When I came to Nepal in May 2005 to establish the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) here, there seemed to be no end in sight to a ten-year armed conflict with thousands of civilian victims, and democratic rights were under ...
UNMIN, (2006)
Report of the Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (No File) In his first report to the General Assembly, the Representative surveys his activities since taking up his mandate and offers recommendations for future action. The disastrous tsunamis of 26 December 2004, causing massive internal displacement on a...
UN, (2005)
Strengthening of the Coordination of Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Assistance of the United Nations, including Special Economic Assistance: Strengthening of the Coordination of Emergency Humanitarian Assistance of the United Nations Reaffirming its resolution 46/182 of 19 December 1991 and the guiding principles contained in the annex thereto, and recalling other relevant General Assembly and Economic and Social Council resolutions and agreed conclusions of the Council,Taking no...
UN, (2005)
Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women the amount of suffering and the human rights violations faced by Nepalese women during the conflict is yet to be reduced since the peace process has just begun. Moreover, as other country examples show, sexual gender based violence tends to increase...
UNFPA, (2007)
New Report Shows Cultural Sensitivity Critical to Successful Development Strategies, Women's Equality The report focuses on the basic fact the international human rights framework has universal validity. Human rights express values common to all cultures and protect groups as well as individuals. The report endorses culturally sensitive approaches - ...
UNFPA, (2008)
UNMIN Mission Lexicon The United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) is a special political mission established by the UN Security Council,Resolution 1740,to support the peace process in Nepal:in particular,to assist in the conduct of the Constituent Assembly election in a f...
UNMIN, (2008)
OHCHR­Nepal Lena Sundh Representative in Nepal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights OHCHR­Nepal will work with the incoming Government, and civil society organisations representing marginalised communities in Nepal, to assist in the development of measures that can begin to eliminate discrimination in Nepal. OHCHR­Nepal is also ...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
12-Point Understanding Reached Between the Seven Political Parties and Nepal Communist Party (Maoists) The struggle between absolute monarchy and democracy running for a long time in Nepal has now been reached in a very grave and new turn. It has become the need of today to establish peace by resolving the 10-year old armed conflict through a forward ...
UNMIN, (2005)
The Code of Conduct for Ceasefire Agreed Between the Government of Nepal and the CPN (Maoist) on 25 May 2006 at Gokarna Respecting the popular mandate expressed through the historic people’s movement in favor of full democracy, progress and peace; Remaining committed towards the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948, and the basic principles and norms concerning ...
UNMIN, (2006)
Unofficial Translation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement Concluded Between the Government of Nepal and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) (November 21, 2006) Reaffirming total commitment to the 12-point understanding and the 8-point agreement concluded between the Seven Political Parties and the CPN (Maoist) and the 25-point codes of conduct agreed between the Government of Nepal and the CPN (Maoist), all...
GoN, (2006)
Address by Ian Martin, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Nepal, at the Inaugural Amparo Award for Human Rights Hosted by the Women’s Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC) The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is ending impunity for violence against women, and this is a very important theme for Nepal. But in Nepal at this time we could add a second theme, the importance of the participation of women in the...
UNMIN, (2007)
Secretary-General's Press Encounter It is invigorating to feel the vibrancy of life in this country as it goes through rapid economic and social development. It is also heartwarming to be here at a time when peace is gradually breaking out in the region, with India and Pakistan making ...
UN, (2005)
Statement Attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Nepal The Secretary-General welcomes the Government of Nepal's decision to lift the state of emergency over the weekend and to free in the last few weeks several political party leaders and activists. These were measures the Secretary-General had urged dur...
UN, (2005)
The Secretary General's Address to the General Assembly: A Call to Global Leadership It is customary for the Secretary - General, on this occasion, to assess the state of the world and to present our vision for the coming year. We all recognize the perils of our current passage. We face a global financial crisis. A global energy cris...
UN, (2008)
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