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A Study Of The Domestication Status Of International Covenant On Civil And Political Rights In Nepal Domestication of international instruments, broadly speaking, is a process of giving effect to the provisions enumerated in the instruments to which the state is a party at the national arena. This is also a part of fulfilling obligations accruing fr...
NHRC/UNDP, (2007)
A Summary of The Report on The 10 March 2010 Incident in which a Child and Two Women Were Killed in Banspani, Bardiya National Park By a Patrol of Jwala Dal Battalion, Nepal Army Various media sources reported the 10 March 2010 incident in which a Nepal Army patrol of Jwala Dal Battalion, Thakurdwara, deployed in Bardiya National Park shot dead two women, Devisara B.K. and Amrita B.K., and a child, Chandrakala B.K., residents...
NHRC/UNDP, (2010)
National Human Rights Commission-Annual Report 2004 The fourth annual report of the National Human Rights Commission for fiscal year 2003/04 is presented here as per in the Human Rights Commission Act 1997. Even though the second and third annual reports of the Commission have not been discussed in Pa...
NHRC/UNDP, (2004)
NHRC Nepal Annual Progress Report July 2007 – June 2008 This publication contains brief information that is published in the NHRC Annual Report of the year 2007/2008. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal was established on May 26, 2000 under National Human Rights Commission Act of 1997. T...
NHRC/UNDP, (2008)
The Secretary General-- Message On World Press Freedom Day The education of the youngest members of society to the full public engagement of citizens with their political leadership, access to information empowers each one of us to transform our lives and our communities.just as water is essential for life ...
UNIC, (2008)
The Report of the NHRI of Nepal on the UPR Processes July 5, 2010 This report was prepared by the national human rights institutions (here in after referred to NHRI) of Nepal namely the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), National Women Commission (NWC) and National Dalit Commission (NDC). The NHRC was establi...
NHRC, NWC, NDC, (2010)
Trafficking in Persons (Especially on Women and Children )in Nepal The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), established in 2000, is responsible for the protection, promotion, respect for and enforcement of human rights in Nepal. It has been working against trafficking from its beginning. In its objective 3 of th...
NHCR/UNDP, (2010)
UN High Commissioner For Human Rights, Navi Pillay Statement To The Media The government of Nepal for the cooperation it has extended during my visit, and particularly for its willingness to discuss human rights issues frankly. I would also like to thank the people of Nepal for their warm welcome. during my visit, I held d...
UNHR, (2009)
74th UN Day 2019 Not only focusing on the youth but participant from different age group were also part of the speed mentoring with IOM Nepal chief Lorena Lando and having the good interaction. #UNDAY #UN@74 #Interaction #Equality #Participation #Global-goal #Empow...
UNIC, (2019)
74th UN Day 2019 On the occasion of the 74th UN Day, 4 renowned speaker like Samriddhi Rai, Bhrikuti Rai, Saroj Phuyal, Shristic KC were invited for the panel discussion with the audience especially with youth talking about the youth empowerment, equality and signif...
UNIC, (2019)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 14 December 2007 OHCHR concerned about rising tension in Gaur OHCHR is concerned once again over rising tension in Gaur, Rautahat District. As both the Madheshi People’s Rights Forum (MPRF) and the CPN-Maoists (CPN-M) prepare for protests and programmes in Gaur on Saturday and Sunday respectively, OHCHR wishes ...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press release, Monday, 6 July 09 On 6 July OHCHR-Nepal, Representative, Richard Bennett, met with Defence Minister, Bidhya Bhandari, and expressed concern about the recommended promotion of Major General Toran Jung Bahadur Singh to Lieutenant General. The OHCHR acknowledges and app...
UNOHCHR, (2009)
संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपाल प्रेस विज्ञप्ति - २०६६ पुस ५ उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय - नेपालद्वारा संयम अपनाउन आग्रह "सार्वजनिक राजमार्गहरु खाली गराउने प्रहरीको अधिकार तथा शान्तिपूर्ण रुपमा प्रदर्शन गर्ने प्रदर्शनकारीहरुको अधिकार रहेको कुरालाई मा स्वीकार गर्छु, तर संयम अपनाउन, उत्तेजित पर्ने खालका कार्य हुन नदिन तथा संवादमार्फत तनाव कम गर्न मा सबै समुहहरुलाई आह्वान...
UNOHCHR, (2009)
संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपाल प्रेस विज्ञप्ति - २०६४ मंगसिर २८ गौरमा बढ्दो तनावप्रति उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय चिन्तित रौतहट जिल्लाको गौरमा भएको बढ्दो तनावप्रति उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय फेरी चिन्तित भएको छ। मधेशी जनअधिकार फोरम (फोरम ) र नेकपा (माओबादी) दुवैले क्रमश: शनिबार र आइतबार गौरमा विरोध प्रदर्शन तथा अरु कार्यक्रमहरुको तयारी गरिरहेको हुनाले उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय २...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Situation of the Children and Women in Nepal 2006 Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world, and is among the 50 ‘Least Developed Countries’ as defined by the General Assembly. In terms of human and social development, Nepal ranks 136 out of 177 countries in the Human Development Index. ...
UNICEF, (2006)
Leading the Voice of Voiceless People:My Voice for Dignified Life- Mental Health and Human Rights As a reflection of the high priority placed on the promotion and protection of human rights of mentally disabled persons, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal has included it in its Strategic Plan 2015-20. In this regard, the NHRC Str...
NHRC-UNDP, (2017)
Report on Mapping Study Conducted in Two Program Districts (Dhading and Sindhupalchok) - The Future We Want- Creating Sustainable Foundations for Addressing Human Trafficking and Unsafe Migration of Women and Girls in Nepal Nepal is high on the list of countries affected by unsafe migration and human trafficking,especially women and the children are the most vulnerable groups for human trafficking and unsafe migration after the earthquake owing to a drastic change in li...
IOM, (2017)
Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights visits Kapilvastu to assess responses to September 2007 violence UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang and OHCHR-Nepal Representative Richard Bennett visited Kapilvastu on Friday to assess first hand what has been done to address the causes and impact of the violence in Kapilvastu in Septem...
UNOHCHR, (2008)
Human Rights Messages on International Migrants Day, 18 December Migrant women are often employed in domestic service and face working conditions akin to modern slavery, including confiscation of their identity documents, low and late payment of wages, and long working days with no or little opportunity to rest an...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
OHCHR Urges CPN-M To Cooperate With Reintegration Of Minors Associated With Armed Forces And Armed Groups OHCHR-Nepal is concerned about the growing number of reports from various districts that the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) and associated organizations have coerced or forced persons who were under 18 years old at the time of their recruitm...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
OHCHR-Nepal Chief Briefs Media On Human Rights Priorities Richard Bennett, Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal, on Friday held a briefing for media in Kathmandu to outline OHCHR-Nepal’s priorities for the coming months. The briefing focused on the following themes:Public securi...
UNOHCHR, (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)
Remarks by Richard Bennett Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal At a Programme to Mark International Women’s Day (8 March) 7 March 2009, Nachghar, Kathmandu This year’s theme for the Day is Women and Men Unite to End Violence Against Women and Girls. This issue is, of course, one that plagues all societies, be they in the north or south, be they rich or poor. So, on March 8 all of us who have made a per...
UNOHCHR, (2009)
Remarks by Richard Bennett Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at a Programme Organised by INHURED 27 April 2009, Kathmandu It’s important that you have chosen human rights benchmarks in the new Constitution as the theme for this workshop because so much of the unrest in Nepal has at its heart issues of human rights violations. These include discrimination and lack of in...
UNOHCHR, (2009)
Remarks by Richard Bennett Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at a Programme Organised by Victims of the Jana Andolan, Injured and Martyred Families Concern Centre Ad-Hoc Committee 4 April 2009, Kathmandu It is important that the voices and concerns raised by victims’ groups will be genuinely heard and reflected in the draft Constitution as it evolves. I have noticed that you are also going to discuss rule of law and transitional justice issues in co...
UNOHCHR, (2009)
Remarks by Richard Bennett Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at a Programme to Mark World Press Freedom Day Organised by the Federation of Nepali Journalists and UNESCO With Support From OHCHR-Nepal OHCHR remains concerned about the state of media freedom in Nepal. In January, Uma Singh became the latest journalist to be killed in the post-conflict era. Although the Nepal Police appears to have duly carried out its investigation in this case, m...
UNOHCHR, (2009)
Remedies And Rights Revoked: Impunity Through Case Withdrawals (23rd June) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the United Nations Human Rights Office in Nepal (OHCHR-Nepal) today released a Legal Opinion paper entitled “Remedies and Rights Revoked: Case Withdrawals for Serious Crimes in Nepal”. Drawing on Nepal’...
UNOHCHR, NHRC, (2011)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL PRESS RELEASE – 23 December 2005 OHCHR questions “action” against candidates and officials The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal has written to the leadership of the CPN(M) asking for clarification of their Press Statement issued yesterday which announced that “people’s actions” to be taken from January 26 will i...
UNOHCHR, (2005)
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)
युनिसेफ तथा नेपालस्थित मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालयद्वारा संयुक्त रुपमा जारी वक्तव्य "बालअधिकारको संरक्षण गर" एनेकपा (माओबादी)को प्रदर्शनमा बालबालिकाको प्रयोगले उनीहरुलाई हिंसाको जोखिममा तथा खतरापूर्ण हुन सक्ने स्थितिमा पुर्याउने हुनाले संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय बालकोष (युनिसेफ) तथा नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय (उच्चायुक्तको का...
UNOHCHR, UNICEF, (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 - २०६६ फाल्गुन १८ संचारगृहका अध्यक्ष अरुण सिंघानियाको हत्याको उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय- नेपालद्वारा भत्सर्ना जनकपुरमा २०६६ फाल्गुन १७ गते गोलि हानी हत्या गरिएका जनकपुर टुडे संचारगृहका अध्यक्ष अरुण सिंघानियाको हत्याबारे थाहा पाउदा उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय-नेपाल अत्यन्त चिन्तित भएको छ।यो घटना सोहि संचारगृहमा कार्यरत महिला पत्रकार उमा सिंहको हत्या भएको एक वर्षपछि...
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)
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)
Empowering People To Enjoy Their Right To Information For Greater Accountability Of Nepal's Power Holders February 2013-July 2016 The UNESCO Office in Kathmandu started the implementation of the 3-year project which is termed as Empowering people to enjoy their Right to Information (RTI) for greater accountability of Nepal’s power holders on 1 February 2013 and successfully con...
UNESCO, (2016)
मानवअधिकार रक्षकहरूसम्बन्धी संयुक्त राष्ट्रसङ्घको घोषणापत्र संयुक्त राष्ट्रसङ्घको महासभाद्वारा ९ डिसेम्बर १९९८ मा पारित प्रस्ताव ५३/१४४ बिश्वका सम्पूर्ण राष्ट्रहरुम सबै ब्यक्तिका लागि सबै मानवअधिकार तथा मौलिक स्वतन्त्रताहरूको प्रबर्ध्दन र संरक्षण गर्न संयुक्त राष्ट्रसङ्घको बडापत्रका उद्देश्य र सिद्धान्तहरूको...
UN, (1998)
OHCHR-Nepal Condemns Bus Bombing In Bara District; Urges Non-violent Demonstrations And Political Rallies OHCHR-Nepal condemns the bombing Friday of a bus in Bara District, which killed at least seven people and injured many others. The Office offers condolences to the families of the victims, and urges security officials to take swift action to bring to...
UNOHCHR, (2008)
OHCHR-Nepal hands over human rights pocketbook to Nepal Police OHCHR- Nepal Representative Richard Bennett on Thursday handed over 58,000 copies of a pocketbook on human rights to Nepal Police SSP Binod Singh. The Human Rights Standing Order for Nepal Police (Nepal Prahari Manab Adhikar Sthai Adesh) consists...
UNOHCHR, (2008)
Remarks By Richard Bennett, OHCHR-Nepal Representative at The Reporters Club on The Occasion Of International Day For The Disappeared The Conflict Victims’ Society for justice nepal for the invitation to join you today in support of the families of the disappeared.Enforced disappearance was one of the most serious violations of human rights and humanitarian law committed during th...
UNHRC, (2008)
Statement By Richard Bennett Representative Of The United Nations High Commissioner For Human Rights In Nepal Human dignity is at the heart of human rights, and there is no greater affront to human dignity than torture. 10 December 2008 is the 60th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the foundation of international human...
UNOHCHR, (2008)
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)
Remarks by Richard Bennett Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Nepal At the Signing of Guidelines for Cooperation with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) 20 February 2009 Key areas of collaboration will include the promotion of human rights through the dissemination of information and educational materials and the organisation of joint trainings for, amongst others, government, law enforcement officials and civil soc...
UNOHCHR, (2009)
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples The General Assembly, Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, and good faith in the fulfilment of the obligations assumed by States in accordance with the Charter, Affirming that indigenous peoples are equal to all...
UNHR/OHCHR, (2007)
High Commissioner for Human Rights Visiting Nepal UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay will make her first official visit to Nepal 18-22 March. The objectives of the visit are to see firsthand the activities of OHCHR’s country office, to assess the overall human rights situation...
OHCHR, (2009)
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 and Human Rights Organisations of Kapilvastu Organise Human Rights Week POKHARA– OHCHR-Nepal’s Western Regional Office is supporting the human rights organisations of Kapilvastu District to organise a Human Rights Week in Taulihawa from 12 to 18 April. Authorities, civil society members and the general population are al...
OHCHR, (2009)
OHCHR Condemns Threats to Editors and Publishers The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal (OHCHRNepal) is seriously concerned about threats to editors and publishers over news reporting on the murder of media entrepreneur Jamim Shah who was shot dead in Kathmandu...
OHCHR, (2009)
OHCHR-Nepal Encourages Government to Take Steps to End Kamalari practices and Undertake Search for Missing Girls and Women. OHCHR-Nepal notes with concern that no concrete steps have been taken to end the practice of Kamalari, by which adolescent girls from poor Tharu families are sent to work in private homes, where they are at risk of severe exploitation, including sexu...
OHCHR, (2009)
OHCHR-Nepal Welcomes Judicial Reform of the Supreme Court. OHCHR-Nepal Representative Richard Bennett on Tuesday met newly appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Rt. Hon Min Bahadur Rayamajhi. The Representative, in the meeting, noted a number of judicial reforms which the Chief Justice has initiat...
OHCHR, (2009)
Victim and Others at Risk After Conviction of two Persons in Domestic Violence Case in Nepalgunj. NEPALGUNJ – OHCHR-Nepal is deeply concerned about reports of threats received by the victim, human rights defenders and others in relation to their involvement in the case of Hasrun Idrisi, which was decided by the Banke District Court on 19 Januar...
OHCHR, (2009)
Lena Sundh Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Final briefing to media 22 June 2007 The workshops focused on “Human Rights in the Peace Process” and have brought together political parties, the Chief District Officer (CDO) and representatives from the police and other district authorities as well as civil society, including from the...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
PRESS STATEMENT Thursday, 10 November 2011 UN concerned over recent Govt. decisions to appoint, pardon and promote alleged perpetrators of human rights violations This press release involves concern of United Nations Human Rights Office in Nepal (OHCHR-Nepal)over a series of recent decisions by the Government of Nepal to appoint, promote or pardon public officials implicated inserious crimes and human rights a...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
Statement by Ai Kihara-Hunt Acting Chief, Far Western Regional Office, OHCHR-Nepal Delivered at the NHRC Exhibition Day, Dhangadhi, 22 April 2007 OHCHR operates according to an Agreement with the Government of Nepal, which has just been renewed for another two years. Its mandate includes these objectives: • To monitor the observance of human rights throughout the country; • Advise authori...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Statement by Annette Lyth Human Rights Officer Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at a mass gathering on Sustainable Peace and Realization of Human Rights for All Public Youth School, Siraha The Women’s Charter for Equality and Just Peace describes well the situation of women in Nepal: “Women are sidelined and (permitted) to perform limited roles (among) women due to class, caste, religion, sexual orientation, geography, language and phy...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
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 At the Greater National Political Conference 18 November 2007, Kathmandu OHCHR-Nepal notes that the process of dialogue has not entirely reflected the views of all marginalized groups, and this creates challenges to the implementation of agreements that have been or will be reached, since not all groups feel common owners...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Statement by Richard Bennett Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at an Interaction Programme on Democracy, Dignity and Peace Regarding Dalit Emancipation in Nepal 5 December 2007, Kathmandu Dignity is, of course, not one of the human rights laid out in the Declaration, nor in the human rights instruments that have come into force in the past 60 years. However, it is difficult to imagine living a life of dignity without that life includi...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Statement by Richard Bennett Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at the event Celebrating Diversity,Organized by Blue Diamond Society 12 September 2007, Kathmandu, Nepal Nepal’s Interim Constitution, consistent with the provisions of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement of 21 November 2006, sets out a framework for abolishing discrimination and addressing the problems in Nepalese society related to oppressed and neglect...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Statement by Richard Bennett Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at the Felicitation Ceremony for Newly Appointed Officials of NHRC Kathmandu, 2 November 2007 OHCHR’s mandate includes supporting the NHRC to discharge its own mandate, including promotion, protection and reporting on human rights.A strong and independent national human rights institution that upholds national and international standards is c...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Statement by Richard Bennett Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at the Release of EU Guidelines on Human Rights Defenders, Local Implementation Strategy in Nepal 10 October 2007 Who are the human rights defenders? They are, of course, members of human rights NGOs,who Nepalese have grown used to seeing dressed in blue vests monitoring demonstrations. But they can also be women and men who work as teachers, civil servants or a...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Convention on the Rights of the Child :Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 8, paragraph 1, of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict This document is all about Consideration of reports submitted by States parties,of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict. It mainly highlights about the General measures of...
UN, (2014)
Convention on the Rights of the Child :Consideration of the reports submitted by States parties under article 44 of the Convention This document is all about Third to fifth periodic reports of States parties due in 2010 Nepal. The main highlights are General measures of implementation of the Convention , Definition of the child , General principles,Civil rights and freedoms ,Fa...
UN, (2013)
NHRI Background Briefs: Assessing the Capacity of National Human Rights Institutions in South Asia to Address Discrimination and Human Rights Relating to HIV, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (June 2012) Conservative societal attitudes in South Asia towards sexual orientation and gender identity have a significantly adverse impact on the lives and rights of men who have sex with men (MSM), transgender people and people living with HIV (PLHIV). The re...
UNDP, (2012)
Concluding Observations of The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Nepal The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights considered the initial report of Nepal on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (E/1990/5/Add.45) at its 44th, 45th and 46th meetings (E/C.1 /200...
UN, (2001)
ILO-DFID Partnership Programme On Fair Recruitment And Decent Work For Women Migrant Workers In South Asia And The Middle East “Work In Freedom” Highlights: 1. Community based awareness programme and training for enabling potential migrant workers to take decision 2. Strengthen/establish migrant information centres 3. Production and dissemination of Information Education and Communication...
ILO, (2014)
Work In Freedom: Preventing Trafficking Of Women And Girls In South Asia And The Middle East- Promoting Education, Fair Recruitment, Safe Migration And Decent Work For millions of poor people in South Asia, migration is an important livelihood strategy to escape poverty for themselves and their families. They move long distances in pursuit of jobs and earnings to remit home. Some migrate from poor to richer reg...
ILO, (2013)
Brief on Work in Freedom Programme in Nepal For many in Nepal, migration is an important alternative to the realities of home. People move long distances in pursuit of jobs for varying reasons ranging from economic aspirations or loss of habitat resulting from processes of economic transformat...
ILO, (2016)
Human Rights Accord Between The Goverment of Nepal & The Commuist Party of Nepal- Maoist (CPN-M) Draft The people of nepal have expressed their overwhelming desire for development, peace and human rights as evidenced by the view of the people expressed in the recent peaceful pro-democratic movement.the declaration of ceasefire by the communist Party o...
NHRC/UNDP, (2006)
Human Rights Situation Of Nepalese Migrant Workers - Observation and Monitoring Report Migration is a global phenomenon. In Nepal, migration for foreign employment is turning into reality of many Nepali families. However, the violation and abuse of the rights of Nepali migrant workers has been a crucial issue and a number of labor dest...
NHRC/UNDP, (2013)
OHCHR ­Nepal Lena Sundh Representative in Nepal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights On the occasion of the 58th International Human Rights Day 10 December 2006 This bulletin includes about the 58th International Human Rights Day and three issues in the transitional period that must be addressed in order to ensure that there will be no human rights abuses in Nepal in the future. OHCHR ­Nepal will give prio...
UNOHCHR, (2006)
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)
OHCHR-Nepal Lena Sundh Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal 17 February 2007 The High Commissioner has committed the 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 and pre...
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)
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)
सूचनाको हक सहजकर्ताका लागि सहयोगी पुस्तक सूचनाको हकलाई लोकतन्त्रको अनिवार्य शर्तको रूपमा लिने गरिन्छ । त्यसैले गर्दा सूचनाको हक सबैका चासो र सरोकारको विषय बनेको हो । नागरिकलाई राज्य सञ्चालनको प्रक्रियामा सहभागी गराउन उनीहरूलाई सो प्रक्रियाबारे जानकारी हुन जरुरी हुन्छ । यसका लागि नागरिकलाई र...
UNESCO, (2014)
General Assembly : Implementation of General Assembly Resolution 60/251 OF 15 March 2006 Entitled “HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL” The Human Rights Council takes note of the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights & her oral update as well as the activities of her Office to address human rights violations in Nepal.The Council requests the High Commissione...
UN, (2006)
General Assembly :Decision adopted by the Human Rights Council The outcome of the universal periodic review on Nepal which is constituted of the report of the Working Group on Nepal.Conducted the review of Nepal in conformity with all the relevant provisions contained in Council resolution. #un #generalassemb...
UN, (2011)
Alternative Report of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) to the UN Human Rights Committee on the Combined Second, Third and Fourth Periodic Reports of Nepal Under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights In the present submission, the ICJ expresses concern about the failure of the authorities to meet its obligations under Article 2(3) of the Covenant to ensure effective remedies for violations of Covenant rights, including those gross violations of h...
UNOHCHR, (2014)
Annual Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General (Tenth session, Agenda item 2) The present report covers the human rights situation and the activities of the office of the High Commissioner in Nepal (OHCHR Nepal) during 2008. There have been very significant political developments since the report submitted by my predecessor la...
UNOHCHR, (2009)
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Concluding Observations on the Third Periodic Report of Nepal The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights considered the third periodic report of Nepal on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (E/C.12/NPL/3) at its 56th and 57th meetings (E/C.12/2014/...
UN, (2010)
Implementation Of General Assembly Resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006 Entitled “Human Rights Council” (Fourth session, Item 2 of the provisional agenda) On 16 February 2006, the High Commissioner for Human Rights submitted to the Commission on Human Rights her report on the human rights situation and the activities of her Office, including technical cooperation, in Nepal (E/CN.4/2006/107) covering th...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Nineteenth session, Agenda item 2) This is the sixth and final report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation and the activities of her Office in Nepal. The Government of Nepal has decided not to renew the mandate of the Offi...
UNOHCHR, (2011)
Written Statement: Submitted by International Commission of Jurists, a Non-Governmental Organization in Special Consultative Status The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) welcomes this opportunity to contribute to discussion of the human rights situation in Nepal, on the occasion of the adoption of its UPR outcome report by the Human Rights Council (HRC). In this submissio...
UN, (2016)
Forced Labour of Adults and Children in the Agriculture Sector of Nepal, ILO Country Office for Nepal- Series no. 11 Forced labour, modern day slavery and human trafficking are subjects of widespread international concern and action. The International Labour Organization’s two Conventions on forced labour, the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29) and the Aboliti...
ILO, (2013)
Combating Trafficking In Children For Labour Exploitation In The South Asia: Report On South Asian Consultation (12-14 October) A South Asian sub-regional consultative workshop on "Combatting trafficking in children for labour exploitation" was held by the International Labour Organization (lLO) under its Intemational Programme on Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) from 12 to...
ILO, (1998)
OHCHR Press Briefing :Spokesperson For The UN High Commissioner For Human Rights: Ravina Shamdasani ( 24 November 2015) We are alarmed by reports that at least four people have been killed and many injured, from both sides, in violent clashes over the weekend during protests in the Terai area of southern Nepal. The latest killings bring to at least 50 the death toll s...
UNONCHR, (2015)
Assessment of Child Protection Concerns of Children in Terai Districts Even though Nepal has made considerable progress in its peace process since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in November 2006 the security situation in the terai has been of increasing concern. The activities of the armed groups in th...
UNICEF, (2009)
Human Rights and the Constituent Assembly Elections. Respect for human rights is essential to ensuring that an environment free of fear and intimidation is created for the elections. Otherwise, both the process and outcome of the elections can be open to question. The human rights most relevant during ...
UN, UNHR, (2008)
Human Rights in the Constitution- Nepal Participatory Constitution Building Booklet Series No. 3 Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever their nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. All human beings are equally entitled to human rights without discr...
CCD/UNDP, (2009)
Minority Rights Under the New Constitution - Participatory Constitution Building in Nepal Booklet Series No. 7 English Minority rights are the normal individual rights as applied to members of racial, ethnic, class, religious, linguistic or gender and sexual minorities; and also the collective rights accorded to minority groups. Individual rights belong to you simply...
CCD/UNDP, (2009)
On the occasion of the 17th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Convention of the Rights of the Child OHCHR and UNICEF in Nepal appeal for the Government and CPN-Maoist to place the rights and wellbeing of children among their key priorities in the implementation of the peace process. On the eve of an historic peace agreement, there is an opportunity...
UNICEF, OHCHR, (2006)
All Must Respect Human Rights on Election Day – OHCHR-Nepal OHCHR-Nepal is urging all Nepalis to use the election ‘cooling off’ period to help ensure that on Election Day, voters will be able to exercise their right to choose their representatives free of intimidation, violence and threats. Voters should und...
OHCHR, (2008)
Arbour Says Harrassment and Secrecy Laws Undermine Press Freedom - Statement to mark World Press Freedom Day (3 May). UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour marked World Press Freedom Day, which falls on 3 May, by underscoring the importance of the media’s efforts to carry out their vital task of informing the public about key events and policies – a r...
OHCHR, (2008)
Arbour Welcomes Nepal’s Constituent Assembly Elections (APRIL 2008). GENEVA - The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour congratulated the people of Nepal on Thursday’s elections for a Constituent Assembly, which she described as a crucial advance in the country’s historic transition, and o...
OHCHR, (2008)
Banke Killing Restricts the Freedom of all to Participate in CA Elections – OHCHR - Nepal. NEPALGUNJ – The Mid-Western Regional Office of OHCHR-Nepal continues to investigate the killing on Tuesday 18 March of Kamal Prasad Adhikari, a candidate in the Constituent Assembly elections from the Rastriya Janamorcha party in constituency no. 2 o...
OHCHR, (2008)
Mass Arrests in Kathmandu Violate Right to Freedom from Arbitrary Detention – OHCHR-Nepal. OHCHR-Nepal is deeply concerned at the arrests and arbitrary detentions of individuals in Kathmandu [in recent days] by the Nepal Police (NP). The individuals were arrested on the grounds that they planned to participate in protests related to incide...
OHCHR, (2008)
Mass Arrests in Kathmandu Violate Rights to Peaceful Protests. OHCHR-Nepal is deeply concerned at the arbitrary arrests and detentions of several hundred individuals recently in Kathmandu including reportedly 475 on 24 March by the Nepal Police (NP). The individuals appear to have been arrested on the grounds t...
OHCHR, (2008)
New UN Convention Guarantees Rights for Persons with Disabilities. The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) became the first international human rights instrument to come into force in the 21st century when on 3 May Ecuador became the 20th state to ratify the treaty. The Convention does...
OHCHR, (2008)
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