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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)
United Nations Office Of the High Commissioner for Human Rights In NEPAL Sunday, 5 July 09 Speaking points for Richard for Patan Appellate Court Bar Association Event The process of making a new Constitution for Nepal offers an unparalleled opportunity to consider ways of strengthening the human rights legal framework. It allows the opportunity to fashion solutions which encapsulate the aspirations and commitment...
UNOHCHR, (2009)
Report of the Secretary-General on the Request of Nepal for United Nations Assistance in Support of its Peace Process The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1740 (2007), in which the Council established the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN). In response to the formal request by the Government of Nepal and the Communist Party of...
UNMIN, (2007)
United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against women, its causes and consequences, Dubravka Šimonović Official visit to Nepal 19 - 29 November 2018 While recognizing the many new laws that have been adopted related to sexual and gender based violence, considerable implementation gaps exist in almost all social policies related to women’s rights, ranging from various harmful practices, sexual vio...
UN, (2018)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL साउन २०, २०६७ रिचार्ड बेनेटद्वारा प्रधानमन्त्रीसंग बिदाई भेट तथा मानवअधिकारबारे विचारविमर्श नेपालमा आफ्नो कार्यकाल पूरा गरि प्रस्थान गर्न लाग्नुभएका संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपालका प्रमुख रिचार्ड बेनेटले आज प्रधानमंत्री माधवकुमार नेपालसंग बिदाई भेट गर्नुभयो। उहाका साथ उपप्रमुख ज्योति सान्घेरा पनि हुनुहुन्थ्यो।...
UNOHCHR, (2010)
संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपाल प्रेस विज्ञप्ति - २०६७ वैशाख १६ संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघद्वारा आगामी विरोध कार्यक्रमहरुका क्रममा संयम अपनाउन आह्वान एकीकृत नेपाल कम्युनिष्ट पार्टी (माओबादी)द्वारा घोषित विरोध कार्यक्रमहरुका सन्दर्भमा संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको नेपालस्थित कार्यालय (उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय - नेपाल) सबै पात्रहरु - एनेकपा (माओबादी), सरकार र सुरक्षाफौज - लाई तनावपूर्ण र...
UNOHCHR, (2010)
संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपाल प्रेस विज्ञप्ति - २०६७ भदौ १३ (बेपत्ता पारिएका व्यक्तिहरुको अन्तराष्ट्रिय दिवस - अगस्ट ३०) बेपत्ता पार्ने कार्यसम्बन्धी सत्यको खोजी शान्ति प्रक्रियाको केन्द्रमा रहन्छ बेपत्ता पारिएका व्यक्तिहरुको अन्तराष्ट्रिय दिवस (अगस्ट ३०) का अवसरमा संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपाल (उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय - नेपाल) तीन बर्षभन्दा बढी समयदेखि थाती रहेको सर्वोच्च अदालत को २०६४ जेठ १८ गतेको अभूतपूर्व निर्ण...
UNOHCHR, (2010)
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)
Remarks by Richard Bennett Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Nepal At the 2nd National Convention of Campaign for Human Rights & Social Transformation (CAHURAST) 8 March 2009, Kathmandu Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is Women and Men Unite to End Violence Against Women and Girls. The responsibility for ending violence is at least as much men’s as it is women’s. I would like to recognize the women h...
UNOHCHR, (2008)
Nepal Bar Association (NBA) Interaction on Independence of Judiciary for Human Rights Speech delivered by Ms. Jyoti Sanghera, Head, OHCHR-Nepal Thursday, 26 May 2011 This bulletin includes the speech delivered by Ms. Jyoti Sanghera, the head of OHCHR-Nepal regarding very important theme “Independence of Judiciary for Human Rights”, chosen by Nepal Bar Association.It is crystal clear that judicial Independence is ...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
OHCHR­ Nepal Lena Sundh Representative in Nepal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights 11 February 2007 The High Commissioner has committed her Office to support the peace process through the monitoring of all human rights aspects of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement throughout Nepal. OHCHR­ Nepal will continue to give priority to its monitoring activ...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
UN: Transitional Justice Process must comply with International Law “As Nepal moves forward in its peace process and strengthens its democratic institutions to build a strong and stable future, calls for amnesties or for case withdrawals involving serious crimes would be steps in the wrong direction,” said Robert Pip...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Press Release – 19 October 2006 High Commissioner Tables Report on Nepal at the General Assembly The positive steps which have been taken and highlights the fact that the peace process offers a hope of continuing improvements in respect for human rights by all parties. #PeaceProcess #SustainablePeace #NepaleseArmy #Respect #Protection #Abuse...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
OHCHR-Nepal Urges Parties to Re-commit to Human Rights During Critical Phase of Peace Process. OHCHR-Nepal is extremely concerned about recent killings and other serious human rights violations during this fragile period prior to the swearing-in of the Constituent Assembly. Respect for human rights and accountability for those who commit crime...
OHCHR, (2008)
Time is Short for the Parties to Create Conditions for UNMIN’s Orderly Departure In 61 days, UNMIN’s mandate will expire. Two months have already passed since the Government requested a final extension, and the Security Council agreed. Under the four-point agreement of 13 September, UNMIN was to be asked to stay for a final four ...
UNMIN, (2011)
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)
UNMIN Newsletter Factsheet 1 UNMIN is a special political mission established by the United Nations 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 free and fair atmospher...
UNMIN, (2006)
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)
OHCHR-­Nepal Check against delivery Address by Louise Arbour United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights 20 January 2007 Kathmandu, Nepal Respect for human rights is an essential foundation for peace and democracy in all countries.Human rights must be key components in the negotiations as well as in the implementation stage of a peace process.longstanding human rights issues as part of...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
संयुक्त रास्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपाल प्रेस विज्ञप्ति - २०६४ मंगसिर २६ मानवअधिकारलाई शान्ति प्रक्रियाको केन्द्रमा पुनर्स्थापना गर, उच्चायुक्त कार्यालयको भनाइ उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय-नेपालद्वारा आज सार्वजनिक प्रतिवेदनका अनुसार विस्तृत शान्ति सम्झौता (सम्झौता) मा हस्ताक्षर भएको एक वर्षपछि मानवअधिकारलाई राजनीतिक सरोकारभन्दा गौण तथा कम महत्वको बनाइएको छ। तिनलाई शान्ति प्रक्रियाको केन्द्रमा पुनर्स्थापना गर्नैपर्...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 29 December 2006 High Commissioner Louise Arbour to visit Nepal “The High Commissioner’s visit will come at a very important moment in the peace process, with a likely Security Council resolution on Nepal in the first half of January. Protection and promotion of human rights are central to the success of the pea...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
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)
Further Progress Essential for Durable Peace, says High Commissioner’s Annual Report to Human Rights Council The report points out that progress towards strengthening the national human rights system has been made, including through the appointment of commissioners to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the signing or ratification of several int...
OHCHR, (2008)
OHCHR-Nepal Reiterates its Call for Non-Violent Demonstrations and Political Rallies. On the eve of planned rallies in Janakpur and Nepalgunj, OHCHR -Nepal is reiterating its call to all concerned actors to exercise restraint and take the necessary steps to ensure that violence will not recur at this critical time in the peace process...
OHCHR, (2008)
Annual Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Report of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary- General. This is my second report to the Human Rights Council, the first having been submitted in January 2007 (A/HRC/4/97). It contains an analysis of the human rights situation in Nepal since then and reports on the activities of my Office in the country. P...
OHCHR, (2008)
General Assembly-A/HRC/16/23: Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Human Rights Situation and the Activities of her Office, Including Technical Cooperation, in Nepal The present report is the fifth submitted by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation and the activities of her Office in Nepal to the Human Rights Council. The report reflects some positive developments sin...
OHCHR, (2011)
Secretary-General's statement on the situation in Nepal New York, 22 March 2004 The Secretary-General is disturbed by the recent escalation of fighting in Nepal, where the continued instability and conflict is having an increasingly devastating impact on the lives of ordinary people. Civilian casualties and serious human rights ...
UN, (2004)
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Nepal New York, 21 October 2004 The Secretary-General considers this to be a positive first step towards the possible resumption of a peace process in Nepal, which he believes to be a matter of urgent importance. He strongly encourages the Government and Maoists to extend the suspe...
UN, (2004)
Allegations of Human Rights Abuses by the Young Communist League (YCL) - June 2007 The Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) signed between the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) (CPN-M) and the Seven-Party Alliance (SPA)on 21 November 2006 mandates OHCHR to monitor the implementation of the human rights provisions of the accord. In t...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Briefing by Ms Karin Landgren, Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal: Meeting of the Security Council On the request of Nepal for United Nations assistance in support of its Peace Process (15 January 2010) It is three years since this Council authorized the deployment of UNMIN, at the request of the then Seven-Party Alliance and the then-Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist, or CPN-M. The Mission's election-related tasks were completed, with some delays, in...
UNMIN, (2010)
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)
Statement by Richard Bennett Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at the Inauguration of the INSEC Training Programme, Defending the Right to Defend Human Rights in Nepal In this context, the role played by human rights defenders remains as important as it has ever been in promoting and protecting human rights, in ensuring that the trend towards inclusiveness and away from unfair discrimination continues and in advoca...
UNOHCHR, (2008)
Press Release - United Nations top political official begins visit to Nepal (10 March 2010) The United Nations Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs, B. Lynn Pascoe, arrived in Nepal today at the start of a three-day visit to review the state of the peace process and encourage forward movement on outstanding commitments in the perio...
UNMIN, (2010)
Press Release Report of the Secretary-General to the Security Council on the request of Nepal for United Nations’ assistance in support of its Peace Process The Secretary-General’s report to update the Security Council on the progress of the peace process and the implementation of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) will be made public on 7 September 2010. #PeacePr...
UNMIN, (2010)
Press Release: Top UN Political Official Urges Parties to Make Tangible Progress (3 December 2010) “We are here to hold discussions on how far the government and the political leaders have come on their promise to make the decisions that need to be made to move to the conclusion of the peace process in this period.” During his tw...
UNMIN, (2010)
Press Release: UNMIN Concerned Over Recent Incidents Allegedly Involving Maoist Army Personnel (22 September 2010) The UNMIN Acting Chief Arms Monitor sent a letter yesterday evening to Maoist army commander Nanda Kishor Pun ‘Pasang’, drawing his attention to the alleged involvement of Maoist army personnel in a clash with villagers in Thotri Village in Sindhuli ...
UNMIN, (2010)
Press Statement - UN Under-Secretary-General For Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe’s Press Briefing At UNMIN Headquarters In Kathmandu (4 December 2010) As you know, the United Nations has made a major effort with the Nepali peace process. We have been working with Nepal for many years on this. We have made a major investment in it. And, we will continue to work closely with Nepal as the process move...
UNMIN, (2010)
Press Statement on UNMIN’s Arms Monitoring Mandate UNMIN is guided by the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and the Agreement on Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armi es (AMMAA). In its monitoring role, UNMIN does not supervise or control the Nepal Army or the Maoist army. #PeaceProcess #Gover...
UNMIN, (2010)
Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Karin Landgren’s Remarks (At the Farewell Reception Organized by UCPN-Maoist ) The 2008 election changed many things for Nepal. It confirmed the true and permanent entry of UCPN-M into democratic multiparty competitive politics. It confirmed the aspirations of the people of Nepal for change. And for a very few others, it confir...
UNMIN, (2011)
Representative of the Secretary-General Karin Landgren’s address to the World Peace Day function at the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction World Peace Day commemorates the absence of war. It encourages people to work for peace, and reflect on ways in which peace can be achieved. It is a day for considering what we, as individuals and collectively, can do for the cause of pe...
UNMIN, (2009)
Security Council Urges Compromise in Nepal as End of UN Mission Approaches The Security Council today underlined the need for the Nepalese Government and all political parties to take advantage of the United Nations mission’s last weeks there to work in a spirit of compromise to ensure progress on outstanding issues in the ...
UNMIN, (2010)
Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General (27 May 2010) The Secretary-General is seriously concerned that due to political differences the parties in Nepal have yet to reach an agreement to extend the term of the Constituent Assembly past the 28 May 2010 deadline for completing its critical work. The Cons...
UN, (2010)
Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General Nepal (15 Aug 2008) The Secretary-General warmly congratulates Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) on his election as the first Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Nepal. He calls on all parties to cooperate with the new government in order to carry forward Nepal’s...
UN, (2008)
Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General on Nepal (29 May 2010) The Secretary-General welcomes the decision to extend by one year the term of the Nepalese Constituent Assembly, which had been due to expire on 28 May 2010. He commends all parties concerned, their leaders and the Prime Minister, for the compromise ...
UNMIN, (2010)
Statement by the Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal, Karin Landgren (8 January 2010) The United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) welcomes the formation of the High Level Political Mechanism (HLPM), a forum dedicated to multi-party dialogue on peace process-related issues. The United Nations Security Council in its resolution 1879 (Ju...
UNMIN, (2010)
Statement of Representative of the UN Secretary-General on extension of the Constituent Assembly (29 May 2010) Representative of the UN Secretary-General Karin Landgren welcomes the extension of the Constituent Assembly, which secures the continuation of the peace process and was made possible through intensive dialogue and readiness to compromise. Nepali ...
UNMIN, (2010)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 12 December 2007 Restore human rights to the heart of the peace process, says OHCHR One year after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), human rights have been marginalized and subordinated to political considerations, according to a report released today by OHCHR-Nepal. They must be restored to the core of the pea...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघ नेपालस्थित आवासीय प्रतिनिधिको कार्यालय प्रेस विज्ञप्ति-जुन ३ (जेठ २० २०६६) बन्दक सम्बन्धमा नेपालस्थित राष्ट्रसंघको कार्यालयद्वारा चिन्ता व्यक्त हरेक नेपालीलाई आफ्नो विचार अभिव्यक्त गर्ने र भेला हुन पौने स्वतन्त्रता छ र यस्ता महत्वपूर्ण अधिकारको रक्षामा राष्ट्रसंघ निरन्तर लागि रहने छ। स्वेच्छाले गरिने आम प्रदर्शनी तथा विरोधका अन्य कार्यक्रम शान्तिपूर्ण तरिकाले गरिएको खण्डमा ती सामान्यत राजनीत...
UNRCO, (2009)
"Nepal's Peace Process is in Quite a Critical Phase" Friday marked the third anniversary of the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) that ended the ten-year-long armed Maoist conflict besides paving the way for the ongoing peace process. Three years since the epoch-making agreement, the prog...
UNMIN, (2009)
‘I’m Surprised to Hear that UN Intervened’ "Nepal's peace process has been remarkable in many ways, with hugely significant achievements for the establishment of the republic, and a representative Constituent Assembly, in a relatively short period. When the Security Council met on 6 November...
UN, (2010)
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)
Minors to be discharged from Maoist cantonments “The UN country team stands ready to support former CPN-M child combatants to resume civilian life as hey look to their future in a new peaceful Nepal,” said the Special Representative, referring to the reintegration packages developed by UNICEF and ...
UN, (2008)
Press Breifing by Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Next Wednesday, 28th of May, Nepal’s Constituent Assembly will open its first meeting, following the historic April 10 Constituent Assembly election. I just briefed the Security Council this morning on the basis of the report of the Secretary-General...
UN, (2008)
Press Briefing by UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe (7 October 2010) The developments in the last month represent encouraging progress after a year marked mostly by stagnation. The renewed effort by the Special Committee and the establishment of its Secretariat are important developments in this context. All of the p...
UNMIN, (2010)
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 Conference by Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Nepal The United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) was expected to remain in the South Asian monarchy-turned-republic for a further six months, as major political parties struggled to form a unified Government after almost a decade of civil war, Ian Martin,...
UN, (2008)
Press Release (17 June 2008) UNMIN welcomes the completion of the work of the Commission established by the Government of Nepal to investigate the helicopter accident that took place in Bethan VDC of Ramechhap district on 3 March 2008. We wish to acknowledge the magnitude of the...
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)
Press Release: Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Urges Parties in Nepal to End Prolonged Political Deadlock In his latest report on Nepal to the United Nations Security Council, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges the political parties to end the prolonged political deadlock that has hampered progress in the peace process. #PeaceProcess #PoliticalParti...
UNMIN, (2010)
Press Release: Under-Secretary-General Pascoe calls on parties in Nepal to transform urgency into action on peace process “There is no doubt that the 15 January deadline for UNMIN’s withdrawal has created a new sense of urgency among the parties, and more focused thinking on how to end the prolonged stasis is taking place,” #UNMIN #PeaceProcess #PeaceAgreements ...
UNMIN, (2010)
Press Release: UNMIN Welcomes Agreement On Follow-on Arms Monitoring Arrangements (15 January, 2011) Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Karin Landgren welcomes the agreement reached last night between the Government of Nepal and the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist on arrangements to continue the monitoring of arms and armies af...
UNMIN, (2011)
Press Release:100th meeting of Joint Monitoring Coordination Committee To commemorate THE 100th meeting of the Joint Monitoring Coordination Committee (JMCC), the Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Karin Landgren, addressed the members of the JMCC, paying tribute to their consistent engagement in this crit...
UNMIN, (2009)
Press Statement (26 October 2008) Some media reports have suggested that the weapons retained for security of Maoist leaders were by agreement with UNMIN, and that UNMIN can withdraw such agreement. In fact such weapons were retained on the basis of an agreement signed between the t...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Statement (Ceasefire code of conduct) The Secretary-General, has written to the Minister of Defence, reiterating UNMIN’s view that any new recruitment by the Nepal Army or the Maoist army would be a breach of the Ceasefire Code of Conduct, the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and the Agreem...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Statement: Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Karin Landgren’s Press Briefing The briefing to the Security Council was an opportunity to highlight some of the achievements of the peace process, and the contribution of UNMIN, working within a very narrow mandate.The Council is expected to meet to adopt a resolution on 14 Januar...
UNMIN, (2011)
Q & A with Grant Milthorpe, UNMIN’s Senior Mine Action Adviser UNMIN’s Mine Action Unit is currently undertaking an assessment of in the Central and Mid-Western regions, which had the highest IED casualty rates, and is working very closely with local authorities, civil society and local NGOs to ascertain the ext...
UNMIN, (2008)
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)
Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Nepal He is saddened by developments leading to this resignation, he is encouraged by the Maoist party's assurances of its commitment to the peace process, including continued participation in the drafting of the constitution. #UNMIN #AMMAA #PeaceProces...
UN, (2009)
Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Nepal The Secretary-General warmly congratulates Dr. Ram Baran Yadav on his election as the first President of the Republic of Nepal. He calls on all parties to cooperate in forming a new government which will carry forward Nepal’s peace process. #Peace...
UNMIN, (2008)
Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General on Nepal (1 July 2010) Following the resignation of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, the Secretary-General encourages all parties in Nepal to intensify their efforts towards the formation of a consensus government that would prioritize the implementation of all peace pro...
UN, (2010)
Statement by Representative of the Secretary-General Karin Landgren (25 May 2009) UNMIN calls on all parties to cooperate in order to carry forward Nepal’s peace process, including addressing the future of Maoist army personnel and drafting the new Constitution. #PeaceProcess #Constitution #Federalism #Elections...
UNMIN, (2009)
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)
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)
Statement to the Press: Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal (9 April 2008) I am deeply shocked by the deaths of at least six CPN-Maoist cadres and injuries to others as a result of firing by security personnel in Dang district, and by the killing of the UML candidate for Surkhet-1 constituency, yesterday evening. An UNMIN t...
UNMIN, (2008)
संयुक्त रास्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपाल प्रेस विज्ञप्ति - २०६४ मंगसिर २६ मानवअधिकारलाई शान्ति प्रक्रियाको केन्द्रमा पुनर्स्थापना गर, उच्चायुक्त कार्यालयको भनाइ उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय-नेपालद्वारा आज सार्वजनिक प्रतिवेदनका अनुसार विस्तृत शान्ति सम्झौता (सम्झौता) मा हस्ताक्षर भएको एक वर्षपछि मानवअधिकारलाई राजनीतिक सरोकारभन्दा गौण तथा कम महत्वको बनाइएको छ। तिनलाई शान्ति प्रक्रियाको केन्द्रमा पुनर्स्थापना गर्नैपर्...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Political Advocacy and Protest in the Peace Process This publication consists of a set of principles for all political actors. These sets of principles tells all the political actors about the actions they should take and not take, the language they should use and not use, they should not abuse their ...
UNOHCHR, IDEA, (1999)
Press Conference by Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal (23 January 2008) The Special Representative, who also heads UNMIN, said the hope had been that, by creating a free and fair atmosphere for the holding of the elections, the Mission could have accomplished its original mandate within the foreseen 12 months. Like all p...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Conference:Simon Hermes Regional Head, Mid-Western region, United Nations Mission in Nepal and Kieran Dwyer Spokesperson, United Nations Mission in Nepal "UNMIN is not monitoring this election. UNMIN is assisting the Election Commission to prepare and conduct the election. That is what UNMIN’s role is in relation to the Constituent Assembly election: to give technical assistance to Nepal’s independent...
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: 4th December 2007 United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Jane Holl Lute arrived in Nepal Monday evening for a 3-day visit. Ms Lute is the officer-in-charge of the UN Department of Field Support, responsible for personnel, finance and logistical support necessary t...
UNMIN, (2007)
Remarks, Attributable to Kieran Dwyer, Spokesperson of UNMIN 18 September 2006 Today, UNMIN was informed by the CPN (Maoist) that its ministers have submitted their resignations from the Interim Government. UNMIN understands that talks between the eight parties are ongoing. Given the potential negative implications of this st...
UNMIN, (2006)
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)
Statement to the Press : Ian Martin, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal (30 January 2008) I condemn in the strongest terms the bomb attack during a political rally held to promote the Constituent Assembly election in Birgunj today, as well as bombings and threats related to other recent rallies. UNMIN and OHCHR-Nepal teams were present c...
UNMIN, (2008)
Statement to the Press: Ian Martin, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal (28 February 2008) I warmly welcome today’s agreement between the Seven-Party Alliance Government and the United Democratic Madhesi Front. Its implementation will be an important contribution to the election of an inclusive Constituent Assembly in a conducive climate....
UNMIN, (2008)
Statement to the Press: Simon Hermes Regional Head, Mid-Western region, United Nations Mission in Nepal Member States were once again unanimous in their support of Nepal’s peace process. Both the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Member States emphasized the importance to Nepal’s peace process of a credible CA election conducted in a free and fair atmo...
UNMIN, (2008)
Statement to the Press:Ian Martin, Special Representative of the Secretary General in Nepal (18 February 2008) I am deeply concerned at incidents in several towns and other locations in the Tarai which have resulted in one death and many serious injuries. In a number of places across the eastern, central and mid-western Tarai, OHCHR and UNMIN teams were pres...
UNMIN, (2008)
UNFPA and UNMIN Joint Statement to the Press on the Occasion of the Launch of Naya Adhyaya A joint UNFPA/UNMIN Street Theatre Project on Women and the Peace Process (18 November 2007) Naya Adhyaya has been developed by Sarwanam Theater, in conjunction with UNFPA and UNMIN. The play is based on research carried out in towns and villages across Nepal. It tells the story of a woman called Bina and her struggle for equal rights and re...
UNMIN, (2007)
Rural-Urban Partnership Programme [NEP/96/003] Rural-Urban Partnership Programme (NEP/96/003) is a joint programme of His Majesty's Government of Nepal and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)/ United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (UNCHS). The Programme has initiated its activit...
RUPP/UNDP, (1998)
UNHABITAT - Country Activities Report 2011 Despite progress on women’s rights, rights to land and security of tenure are not enjoyed equally by women and men in many parts of the world. Gender issues related to land are complicated. They involve sensitive social and cultural territories and c...
UNHABITAT, (2011)
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)
Commencement of Second Phase of Registration of Maoist Army Personnel Postponed In view of the killings of Maoist cadres, including the murder of Dashrath Thakur in Saptari district on Tuesday and the murders of Binod Panta and Sheshmani Lamichhane in Rupandehi district yesterday, the leadership of the CPN (Maoist) has asked UNM...
UNMIN, (2007)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal There are a number of peace processes where there is implementation machinery defined which the United Nations participates in or supports. Indeed here in Nepal we were asked to be members of a broader advisory committee around the Peace Ministry. ...
UNMIN, (2007)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal: Press Conference (10 October 2007) It’s not for the UN to blame anyone and indeed I hope that others, the political parties, will concentrate not so much on deciding who is to blame as on deciding what is to be done now, and as I said sustaining their alliance in order to go forward. ...
UNMIN, (2007)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (12 February 2007) "Throughout the disturbances, UNMIN has remained focused on our core task of arms management, and I have now seen for myself at Kailali and Surkhet the manner in which this has been conducted. Our arms monitors, assisted by registration teams fielded...
UNMIN, (2007)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (30 August 2007) UNMIN is increasingly in the regions, including this region, and in the districts of the region. We now have district electoral advisers supporting districts electoral officers in 58 of the 75 districts of Nepal. And by the end of September we will h...
UNMIN, (2007)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (6 November 2007) The future of the monarchy is obviously not a matter on which the United Nations has taken or should take a position; nor is the electoral system, except for the desirability of respecting international good practice which is compatiblewith different...
UNMIN, (2007)
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