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Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Situation of Human Rights and the Activities of her Office, Including Technical Cooperation, in Nepal
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On 10 April 2005, the Government of the Kingdom of Nepal signed an agreement(the Agreement) with the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) concerning the establishment of an office in Nepal. The Agreement mandated the OHCHR-Nepal office,inter alia, to assist the authorities in promoting and protecting human rights,to monitor the situation of human rights and observance of international humanitarian law, and to report to the Commission on Human Rights and the General Assembly. On 20 April 2005 the Commission adopted resolution 2005/78 welcoming the signing of the Agreement.
The High Commissioner’s Representative to Nepal arrived in Kathmandu on 7 May 2005 with an initial team of human rights officers and support staff, who began implementing the Office’s mandate as well as preparing for the arrival of the full contingent of staff. The present report is submitted pursuant to Commission resolution 2005/78 and focuses on the human rights situation in Nepal and the activities of OHCHR-Nepal between 1 September 2005 and late January 2006. It follows the report of 16 September 2005 (A/60/359) submitted by the High Commissioner to the General Assembly for the period to 31 August 2005.
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OHCHR ,   (2006 )
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Progress Report in English
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HUMAN RIGHTS, FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION, CASTE AND ETHNIC DISCRIMINATION, GENDER-BASED DISCRIMINATION, CHILD RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY, WAR CRIMES
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 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
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14.02.02  -  Human Rights
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