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Press Statement: Nepal spotlights role of women defying gender stereotypes on International Women’s Day Read more
The Trailblazers : An Exhibition of Inspiring Women in Nepal

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: UN Women support to youth participation to the CREA reconference in Kathmandu, 10-12 April 2019- Deadline extended to 12 March 2019

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: UN Women support to youth participation to the CREA reconference in Kathmandu, 10-12 April 2019

 
UN Women will support the participation of young representatives of Nepali Civil Society to the CREA reconference in Kathmandu on 10-12 April 2019
 
In 2011, more than 300 feminists, artists, activists, allies and policy makers came together, in Kathmandu, Nepal at CREA's landmark Count Me In! conference to address violence against marginalized women. Over three days, Count Me In! surfaced the myriad of issues facing trans and lesbian women, women with disabilities, and sex workers in South Asia. Eight years later, against the backdrop of a rapidly-changing socio-political landscape, CREA is organizing its second global conference – reconference- rethink | reimagine | reboot in Kathmandu, Nepal from 10-12 April 2019.
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Press Statement: Sports help tackle discrimination associated with disability

It gives UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation a great pleasure to congratulate the Nepal Women's Blind Cricket team for winning the First International Women’s Blind Cricket Series in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday, 4 February. As they return home with the trophy, we are delighted to have supported the Cricket Association of the Blind, Nepal, to play the international series and believe that these matches have helped the female blind cricketers acquire more skills, develop independence, and become empowered to act as agents of change.  

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Press Statement: International Holocaust Remembrance Day marked in Nepal

Kathmandu, 24 January 2018: The United Nations and three embassies working in Nepal expressed their commitments to stand up for human rights and to never again allow anyone to become the victim of genocide anywhere in the world.

The commitments were made by the Resident Coordinator a.i. of the United Nations Nepal Ms Wenny Kusuma, Ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany H.E. Roland Schäfer, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Nepal H.E Veronica Cody and Ambassador of Israel H.E. Benny Omer at the UN International Day of Commemoration in memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. The event was held to pay tribute to the liberators of concentration camps and to honor the memory of the eleven million victims of the Holocaust.

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Journalism Fellowship Applications: United Nations Headquaters

The fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, aged 25 to 35, from developing countries who are interested in coming to New York to report on international affairs during the opening 10 weeks of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

The application deadline is 1 March 2019. 

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UNDEF: Call for Project Proposals

The UN Democracy Fund’s annual call for project proposals is open until 18 January 2019.

The UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF) supports two-year projects that empower civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. The large majority of UNDEF funds go to local civil society organizations.

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Call for Entries: 2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation

Call for Entries: 2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation

2018 Award of Excellence: Shijo-cho Ofune-hoko Float Machiya, Kyoto, Japan The renewal of this early 20th-century machiya celebrates the endangered Kyoto wooden townhouse typology that is associated with the city’s iconic Gion Festival.

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Good Practices, Success Stories and Lessons Learned in SDG Implementation - Call for Submissions

2 January 2019, Three years into the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the sustainable development goals (SDGs), many Governments, UN entities, international and regional organizations, Major Groups and other Stakeholders, are planning or have initiated evidence-based stock-taking of progress. 

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Preventing Acute Gastroenteritis and Cholera in Kathmandu through Youth-led Mobilization Initiatives

2 January 2019,There is an imminent need to improve the sanitary and hygienic practices of people living in the urban slums of Kathmandu valley to ensure that cholera outbreaks do not take place every year, and to also in general reduce the high prevalence of waterborne diseases. 

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