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Neo-Literate Women Complete Furniture Making Training in Kailali

Kathmandu, 25 April 2018- Twenty young neo-literate women from Badrinath Community Learning Centre (CLC) completed a 45-day furniture making training in Kailali on 18 April 2018. These women took home with them skills that will help them sustain self-dependent lives. The training aimed at promoting livelihood skills training and the practice of lifelong learning among the neo-literate women and was jointly conducted by UNESCO and Badrinath CLC.

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Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

Kathmandu, 23 March 2018- The event provides a platform for governments, social partners, youth and civil society, private sector, foundations, UN entities and beyond to explore collaboration on innovations that work for decent jobs for youth under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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Open Call: Internet Freedom Beyond Words - Design Workshop on Internet Universality and Freedom of Expression

Kathmandu, 20 March 2018- The UNESCO Office in Bangkok invites graphic designers, illustrators, photographers, sound artists, visual/media artists and communication professionals to take part in a training workshop starting on World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) under the theme ‘Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and the Rule of Law’.

The 3-day creative training course will include lectures, discussions, and experimental studio sessions, and lead to an original exhibition concept to showcase the collaborative works. 

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Call for applications: Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship

Kathmandu, 20 April 2018-The Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship is a unique opportunity for young journalists from developing countries and countries with economies in transition to cover the United Nations. Hosted every fall at UN Headquarters, the programme brings a select group of journalists to New York for the opening of the General Assembly. 

During the 3-week programme, fellows have an opportunity to attend special briefings, interview senior officials and exchange ideas with colleagues from around the world.

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Comprehensive sexuality education and gender based violence on top priority: Education Minister

Kathmandu, 19 April 2018- UNESCO, jointly with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) organized a two-day workshop in Dhulikhel on Comprehensive Sexuality (CSE) and Gender based Violence (GBV) on 6 - 7 April 2018.

The workshop aimed to share the relevancy of CSE for improving education and health status of adolescent girls and young women and share the key updates of the project "Empowering Adolescent Girls and Young Women through the Provision of Comprehensive Sexuality Education and a Safe Learning Environment in Nepal."

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UDHR Article 3: Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights


Kathmandu, 18 March 2018-  UDHR Article 3 of the Universal Declaration claims that everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.

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United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča completes Visit to Nepal

Kathmandu, 17 March 2018- United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenca completed his visit to Nepal today. He met with the Speaker of House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali, the Chief of Army Staff General Rajendra Chhetri, former Prime Ministers Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Sher Bahadur Deuba, Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission Arup Sharma, as well as other high-level government officials, and other political parties' leaders, women and civil society representatives. 

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UNCDF-MM4P, SunFarmer and Prabhu partner to transform agriculture in Nepal with digital technology

Kathmandu, 17 March 2018- On 6th April 2018, The United Nations Capital Development Fund(UNCDF) MM4P programme, SunFarmer Nepal and Prabhu Group through its concern Prabhu Management inked a tri-partite deal to implement an innovative project that will enhance farmer income by integrating digital technology in agricultural value chains.

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Educational Outreach at Amrit Science Campus Connecting Global Agenda 2030

Kathmandu, 17 March 2018- Aiming to connect college students to global agenda addressing local issues, United Nations Information Centre organized an educational outreach programme on Thursday, March 12th, 2018 at Amrit Science Campus. Around 50 students and faculty members from computer science department were benefited by the outreach, as one of regular outreach programmes, through orientation process of digital library which is a centered repository of UN publications and official documents of UN in Nepal.

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Call for applications! Regional training of trainers on 'Young People and the Law in Asia and the Pacific

Kathmandu, 12 April 2018

Background: In 2013, Asia Pacific Regional Inter Agency Task Team (IATT) on Young Key Populations (YKP) came together to undertake the first systematic review of how laws and policies affect young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and services, ‘Young People and the Law in Asia and the Pacific: A review of laws and policies affecting young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health and HIV services (Young People and the Law).[1]’ To allow the results from this review to be converted into advocacy action, a toolkit ‘Legal advocacy toolkit on Young People and the Law’ was developed by UNESCO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNICEF and DLA Piper with inputs from Youth LEAD.

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