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Human rights, elections and young people 4 July 2007 The right to participation is one of the key principles with regard to electoral and political processes. Young people like yourselves will be the leaders of the future. You are among the stakeholders of the peace process, and you should have an impo...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
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)
Speech by Sandra Beidas Acting Representative, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal National Conference on Indigenous Women of Nepal, International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 9 August 2007 Ending discrimination and social exclusion of indigenous peoples and other marginalised groups is one of the biggest challenges of the peace process in Nepal. Women belonging to marginalised groups face multiple discrimination and have been excluded ...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
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 HURON Program to mark Human Rights Day 10 December 2007, Kathmandu Nepal has proclaimed its commitment to human rights through, for instance, ratification of international treaties, the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and provisions in the Interim Constitution. However, converting these commitments into realities for ...
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)
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)
Speech by Lena Sundh Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal On the Occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Dhangadi, 21 March 2007 In its most recent report in 2004, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination called for action based on the Government of Nepal’s Report of the same year. The Committee made recommendations on 13 area...
UNOHCHR, (2007)
Nepal And Its Relations With The World Bank - A Briefing Note For The New World Bank Country Director For Nepal Until about 1997, the relationship between Nepal and the World Bank was very 'traditional.'Lending seemed to be the central concern on both sides. This relationship changed significantly with the 1998 CAS, which placed poor governance at the center o...
World Bank, (2007)
Nepal And Its Relations With The World Bank - A Briefing Note For The New World Bank Country Director For Nepal Until about 1997, the relationship between Nepal and the World Bank was very 'traditional.'Lending seemed to be the central concern on both sides. This relationship changed significantly with the 1998 CAS, which placed poor governance at the center o...
World Bank, (2007)
UNICEF / OHCHR Position Paper: Protection Of Children With Regards To Political Activities With the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, Nepal has entered a phase of political campaigning and public gatherings that will lead to new elections. This paper highlights pertinent issues related to the protection of children with regar...
UNICEF, UNOHCHR, (2007)
International HIV/AIDS Workplace Education Programme SHARE Strategic HIV/AIDS Responses by Enterprises Nepal is considered a low prevalence country. Prevention efforts have focused on sub- populations who are more vulnerable than the general population, including migrant workers. Nepal has faced continuous political strife, including armed conflict in...
ILO, (2007)
Draft country program document** Nepal The draft country program document (CPD) for Nepal is presented to the Executive Board for discussion and comments. The Board is requested to approve the aggregate indicative budget of $20,214,000 from regular resources, subject to the availability o...
UN, (2007)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Appeal 2007 The main objectives of the report are mentioned below: • Seek durable solutions for refugees and asylum-seekers to bring an end to their protracted situation in the camps, while continuing to ensure they receive adequate legal and physical protectio...
UNHCR, (2007)
What is transitional justice? Transitional justice is a way to address past human rights violations so that nations and their people can move forward towards sustainable peace and reconciliation. It refers to four specific areas of judicial and non-judicial activities that are of...
OHCHR, (2007)
Nepal - UNHCR Global Report 2007 UNHCR’s main objectives in Nepal were to: • Seek durable solutions for refugees to bring an end to their protracted displacement, while ensuring that they receive adequate protection and assistance in the camps. • Provide international protection t...
UNHCR, (2007)
PRESS STATEMENT: 22nd December 2008 UNMIN has today completed the second stage of registration and verification of Maoist army combatants, in accordance with the Agreement on Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies (AMMAA). The last combatants to be verified were those retaine...
UNMIN, (2007)
Poverty, Social Divisions, and Conflict in Nepal We conduct an econometric analysis of the economic and social factors that contributed to the spread of violent conflict in Nepal. We find that conflict intensity is significantly higher in places with greater poverty and lower levels of economic de...
WB, (2007)
Access to Financial Services in Nepal Over the past 20 years Nepal’s financial sector has become deeper and the number and type of financial intermediaries have grown rapidly. In addition, recent reforms have made banks more stable. Still, access to financial services remains limited for...
WB, (2007)
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 (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)
Press Conference (4 May 2007) Nepal was experiencing a very important moment in its peace process, particularly with the release of the first quarterly report on the activities of the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN), Ian Martin, the Secretary-General’s Special Representat...
UNMIN, (2007)
Press Release: 20th August 2007 "The aim of the programme is to reach out to communities across the country to increase awareness about what UNMIN and the UN Country Team is doing to support Nepal's peace process. we hope Build confidence in the process, especially in the led up to...
UNMIN, (2007)
PRESS STATEMENT: Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General With Nepal’s peace process at a critical juncture, the United Nations had an opportunity to support that country’s best hope for sustaining the peace it had negotiated, Ian Martin the Secretary General’s Special Representative for Nepal told corresp...
UNMIN, (2007)
A free and fair atmosphere in the villages: PRESS STATEMENT The clearest message I heard in the districts was the need for political parties to start working in the villages, to peacefully bring their political agenda to the people and explain why they should vote for them to represent them in the process of ...
UNMIN, (2007)
Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General We now have thirteen UN arms monitors in the country. The training of this first group ends tomorrow, and from Monday they will operate in two teams, one from Kathmandu and the other from Nepalgunj. We expect further arrivals every few days, and th...
UNMIN, (2007)
Community-Based Therapeutic Care Feasibility Assessment Report This report reflects the contributions of the many people that during the past weeks have shared with us their ideas, knowledge, and experiences about nutrition in Nepal. It was a grat if ying experience that when we set out to explore the opportunit...
UNICEF, (2007)