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Enhance SGBV Survivors Access to Legal Services. The ability of SGBV survivors to access justice is a challenge, rendered particularly difficult in conflict and post conflict contexts. Fear of retributions, sense of helplessness, feelings of shame, prevention of reporting by the family and society,...
UN WOMEN NEPAL, (2014)
Progress of Women in Nepal (1995-2015) SUBSTANTIVE EQUALITY : NON- NEGOTIABLE Twenty years has passed since UN member countries and civil society activists gathered in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women, which conducted with the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA). This year, in 201...
Gov of Nepal, UN Women Nepal, (2015)
Impunity Remains Major Obstacle to the Peace Process Five Years After Killing of Maina Sunuwar Tuesday will mark five years since the torture and killing of 15-year-old Maina Sunuwar by members of the former Royal Nepal Army. Despite a September 2007 Supreme Court ruling that police conduct an investigation and years of advocacy by the human r...
OHCHR, (2009)
OHCHR-Nepal Calls for Swift Implementation of Supreme Court Ruling on Dhanusha Disappearance OHCHR-Nepal welcomes the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of the enforced disappearances of five students in Dhanusha District in October 2003. At a 2 February hearing on writ petitions filed in August 2007, the Supreme Court ordered the Nep...
OHCHR, (2009)
OHCHR-Nepal Condemns Killing of Woman Journalist Uma Singh OHCHR-Nepal deplores the murder on 11 January of Janakpur-based journalist Uma Singh, who died after she was attacked at her home by men armed with khukhuris. No one has yet claimed responsibility. The Office calls on Nepal Police to conduct a prom...
OHCHR, (2009)
STATEMENT BY HIGH COMMISSIONER LOUISE ARBOUR ON THE OCCASION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 10 December 2007 The Universal Declaration and its core values- inherent human dignity, justice, non-discrimination, equality, fairness and universality- apply to everyone, everywhere,always. In all parts of the world, individuals, groups, organisations, and Gove...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Statement by Richard Bennett Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at the HURON Program to mark Human Rights Day 10 December 2007, Kathmandu Nepal has proclaimed its commitment to human rights through, for instance, ratification of international treaties, the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and provisions in the Interim Constitution. However, converting these commitments into realities for ...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
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)
MEDIA ADVISORY संक्रमणकालीन न्याय संयन्त्रहरु तथा फौजदारी न्याय प्रणालीबीचको सम्बन्ध २०६७ चैत १५ नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय (उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय-नेपाल)ले "संक्रमणकालीन न्याय संयन्त्र र फौजदारी न्याय प्रणालीबीचको सम्बन्ध: के द्वन्दसंग सम्बन्धित मानवअधिकार तथा मानवीय कानुनका उल्लङ्घन र दुर्व्यवहारलै सत्य निर...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
Failure to Prosecute Killers of Maina Sunuwar Perpetuates Culture of Impunity – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. GENEVA-The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights today marked the fourth anniversary of the killing of 15-year-old Maina Sunuwar with a call for further efforts to be made to combat impunity in Nepal. Maina Sunuwar was tortured and killed...
OHCHR, (2008)
Public Consultations on TRC Bill Must not be Cut Short – OHCHR-Nepal. OHCHR-Nepal is concerned that a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) might be established before essential, broad-based public consultations can be completed. The Office has confirmed that the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction is planning to ...
OHCHR, (2008)
OHCHR-Nepal calls for a fully independent judicial investigation into Belbari killings OHCHR-Nepal deplores the latest killing of seven unarmed civilians by the Royal Nepalese Army (RNA), in Belbari, Morang District, on 25 and 26 April, and calls for action to ensure that no further such killings occur. #VIOLENCEAGAINSTCIVILLIANS #A...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
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)
The United Nations welcomes the Kavre District Court's ruling on the murder of Maina Sunuwar Maina Sunuwar, a 15 year old girl was tortured and killed in an army base in 2004 during the decade-long Maoist conflict(1995-2006). The United Nations has welcomed the Kavre District Court’s verdict in which the bench convicted three former Nep...
RCO, (2017)
Representative of the Secretary-General Karin Landgren’s address: Press Conference (30 April 2010) Nepal’s unique national peace process has arrived at a difficult phase. There are grave concerns about the direction that it may take in the coming days. Major cities across the country expect large May Day rallies and celebrations. But after 1 May, ...
UNMIN, (2010)
Statement to the Press by Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal (30 March 2008) I condemn in the strongest terms the bomb attack at a mosque at Sarauchiya in Biratnagar, and extend condolences to the families of those who died and to those who are injured. I have no doubt that this deliberate targeting of a place of religious wo...
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)
ACCESS TO JUSTICE Project: Enhancing Access to Justice for Consolidation of Peace in Nepal (A2J) UNDP Nepal’s extensive support for improving access to jus ce in 2001-2010 has strengthened the rule of law and improved access to jus ce and human rights in Nepal. Since 2008 the Enhancing Access to Justice for Consolidation of Peace in Nepal pro...
UNDP, (2012)
South Asia UNODC helps countries and its people to reduce illegal drugs and crime throughout the world and to address justice and human security. It helps Member States with technical assistance, legal advice and research within the framework of the United Nati...
UNODC, (2011)
South Asia Newsletter UNODC helps countries and its people to reduce illegal drugs and crime through out the world and to address justice and human security. It helps Member States with technical assistance, legal advice and research within the framework of the United Nat...
UNODC, (2010)
South Asia Newsletter UNODC helps countries and its people to reduce illegal drugs and crime throughout the world and to address justice and human security. It helps Member States with technical assistance, legal advice and research within the framework of the United Nati...
UNODC, (2010)
South Asia Newsletter UNODC IN SOUTH ASIA: UNODC helps countries and its people to reduce illegal drugs and crime through out the world and to address justice and human security. It helps Member States with technical assistance, legal advice and research within the framew...
UNODC, (2010)
South Asia Newsletter UNODC helps countries and its people to reduce illegal drugs and crime through out the world and address justice and human security issues. It helps Member States with technical assistance, legal advice and research within the framework of the United...
UNODC, (2010)
South Asia Newsletter UNODC helps countries and its people to reduce illegal drugs and crime throughout the world and to address justice and human security. It helps Member States with technical assistance, legal advice and research within the framework of the United Nati...
UNODC, (2010)
Justice for Nirmala People demonstrating the signatures in support for Nirmala. #Nirmala #Signatures #Justice #UNhouse #2018...
UNIC, (2018)
Nepal Millennium Development Goals The Gov-internment of Nepal and the United Nations on behalf of development partners and citizens of Nepal.The report has made use of valuable advice comments and insights provided by a number of development partners who participated in a series of...
GON, UN, (2010)
OHCHR urges the Government to enforce the Court order on the Maina Sunuwar case and advance commitment to ending impunity On the occasion of the seventh anniversary of the alleged torture and killing of the fifteen year-old Maina Sunuwar, the Head of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal (OHCHR-Nepal), Jyoti Sanghera urges the Government to enforce the cour...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
Public demand justice for Nirmala Public demanded justice for Nirmala in front of UN house. #Rapecase #Justice #Public #NirmalaPant #UNhouse #2018...
UNIC, (2018)
Summary of Human Rights Concerns Arising From the Terai Protests of 13 – 29 February 2008 OHCHR-Nepal The imposition of the bandhs paralysed daily life in most of the Terai and led to violent confrontations between bandh supporters and both the Nepal Police and Armed Police Force (APF). All Eastern, Central and Western Region Terai districts except C...
UNOHCHR/, (2008)