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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)
Nepal: Flood 2017 Office of the Resident Coordinator Situation Report No. 8 (as of 13 September 2017) The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund has allocated US$4.8 million to flood response efforts in Nepal. To-date, over 1 million flood affected people have benefited from humanitarian assistance from 9 Clusters. Preparations for next week’s election...
UNRCO, (2017)
Representative of the Secretary-General Karin Landgren’s Press Briefing (Transcript of Question and Answer Session) As the Secretary-General said in his report, the timing of our departure is not optimal. We would have liked to have seen the peace process advance much further, in particular around the integration and rehabilitation, which would have sorted out the...
UNMIN, (2011)
Representative of the Secretary-General Ms. Karin Landgren’s Press Conference: Transcript of Questions and Answers (14 May 2010) Joanna Jolly (BBC): You said it's (the extension) only for four months. Whose idea was that? Is that the government request? Do you think it’s likely that UNMIN will leave in a few months? RSG: I can't speculate what will happen beyond the 15th of Se...
UNMIN, (2010)
Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General Nepal (15 Aug 2008) The Secretary-General warmly congratulates Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) on his election as the first Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Nepal. He calls on all parties to cooperate with the new government in order to carry forward Nepal’s...
UN, (2008)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal:Press Conference (Nepalgunj 1 April 2008) Thank you for coming. I am here in Nepalgunj as part of the visit that I am making to three regions. I just came from Biratnagar this morning and yesterday had the opportunity to visit Saptari district. I am travelling on tomorrow to the Far-Western ...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Breifing by Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Next Wednesday, 28th of May, Nepal’s Constituent Assembly will open its first meeting, following the historic April 10 Constituent Assembly election. I just briefed the Security Council this morning on the basis of the report of the Secretary-General...
UN, (2008)
Press Briefing by UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe (7 October 2010) The developments in the last month represent encouraging progress after a year marked mostly by stagnation. The renewed effort by the Special Committee and the establishment of its Secretariat are important developments in this context. All of the p...
UNMIN, (2010)
Press Conference by Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Nepal The United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) was expected to remain in the South Asian monarchy-turned-republic for a further six months, as major political parties struggled to form a unified Government after almost a decade of civil war, Ian Martin,...
UN, (2008)
Statement by Representative of the Secretary-General Karin Landgren (25 May 2009) UNMIN calls on all parties to cooperate in order to carry forward Nepal’s peace process, including addressing the future of Maoist army personnel and drafting the new Constitution. #PeaceProcess #Constitution #Federalism #Elections...
UNMIN, (2009)
Statement to the Press: Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal (9 April 2008) I am deeply shocked by the deaths of at least six CPN-Maoist cadres and injuries to others as a result of firing by security personnel in Dang district, and by the killing of the UML candidate for Surkhet-1 constituency, yesterday evening. An UNMIN t...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Conference by Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal (23 January 2008) The Special Representative, who also heads UNMIN, said the hope had been that, by creating a free and fair atmosphere for the holding of the elections, the Mission could have accomplished its original mandate within the foreseen 12 months. Like all p...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Release 30 March 2008 second UNMIN Report on Conditions for the 10 April Constituent Assembly Election The report notes that campaigning has continued in an enthusiastic and relatively peaceful manner across much of the country, but emphasizes the significant number of districts have experienced a surge in incidents involving clashes between different...
UNMIN, (2008)
Press Release: Arrival of Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Ms Angela Kane The main purpose of Angela Kane’s visit is to apprise herself of the work of UNMIN in support of the peace process and the preparations for the Constituent Assembly election. In addition to working meetings with UNMIN, she will participate in meeti...
UNMIN, (2008)
PRESS STATEMENT: Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General "I am pleased, and I know the Security Council will be pleased, that I will be briefing them in the knowledge that a date has been set for the Constituent Assembly election. A credible CA election is a key step in the peace process and a means to con...
UNMIN, (2008)
Statement to the Press : Ian Martin, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal (30 January 2008) I condemn in the strongest terms the bomb attack during a political rally held to promote the Constituent Assembly election in Birgunj today, as well as bombings and threats related to other recent rallies. UNMIN and OHCHR-Nepal teams were present c...
UNMIN, (2008)
Statement to the Press: Ian Martin, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal (28 February 2008) I warmly welcome today’s agreement between the Seven-Party Alliance Government and the United Democratic Madhesi Front. Its implementation will be an important contribution to the election of an inclusive Constituent Assembly in a conducive climate....
UNMIN, (2008)
Analytical Report on Media Monioring - Constituent Assembly Election 2013 Thanks to the consultations with the Election Commission, Nepal and the faith reposed by UNDP in Nepal Press Institute, the unique and mammoth task of preparing the Media Monitoring pertaining to the 2013 Constituent Assembly elections has been possi...
UNDP, GoN, (2014)
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)
Press Conference (26 July 2007) Parties in Nepal had agreed to hold elections for the Constituent Assembly, previously postponed, on 22 November, Ian Martin told correspondents today at Headquarters, after briefing the Security Council. The Secretary-General’s Special Representativ...
UNMIN, (2007)
Press Release: UNMIN welcomes announcement of Constituent Assembly election date (25 June 2007) UNMIN welcomes the announcement of a date for the Constituent Assembly election in Nepal, on 22 November this year. This is a critical step in the peace process, and indicates the strong commitment of the political parties to work together to fulfill...
UNMIN, (2007)
Press Statement - Media reports quoting Maoist chairman (13 March 2007) The United Nations Mission in Nepal is concerned about media reports quoting Maoist chairman Prachanda as saying that the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) retains weapons and combatants outside the cantonment sites. Ian Martin, the Special Represent...
UNMIN, (2007)
Press Statement: Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (16 November 2007) Nepal is about to enter another crucial week of political discussion and decision-making. I would like to open our interaction by suggesting three areas of action which UNMIN considers are necessary to sustain the peace process. UNMIN is here to supp...
UNMIN, (2007)
Press Statement: Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (22 March 2007) The establishment of UNMIN has been an ongoing process over recent months. In order to speed up the arrival of our key personnel, we requested and obtained from the Security Council authority to deploy arms monitors and electoral advisers even befor...
UNMIN, (2007)
Press Statement: Ian Martin Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (23 February 2007) The United Nations Mission in Nepal completed the first stage of registration of combatants and weapons at the Maoist army cantonment sites on 17 February. I will focus today on explaining the outcome of this process, as well as the next steps to be ...
UNMIN, (2007)
Appointment of Ian Martin as Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Having first arrived in Nepal in May 2005 in the midst of full-scale armed conflict, it is remarkable to me how far the country has progressed in such a short period. At the same time, there can be no room for complacency or illusion that building ...
UNMIN, (2007)
Press Statement (12 January 2007) Following encouraging discussions on Nepal in the UN Security Council - and with UN monitors set to begin registering Maoist arms and combatants next week - Ian Martin, the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal, declared from New ...
UNMIN, (2007)
12-Point Understanding Reached Between the Seven Political Parties and Nepal Communist Party (Maoists) The struggle between absolute monarchy and democracy running for a long time in Nepal has now been reached in a very grave and new turn. It has become the need of today to establish peace by resolving the 10-year old armed conflict through a forward ...
UNMIN, (2005)
Agreement Between the Government of Nepal and the Madhesi People’s Right Forum, Nepal As a continuation and realisation of the feelings of the historic people’s movement of 2006/2007, and in order to end all aspects of discrimination against Madhesis, indigenous peoples/janajatis, dalits, women, backward classes and minorities, includ...
UNMIN, (2007)
Agreement Letter (13 September 2007) The fourth phase of talks between the Talks Team of the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction and Chure Bhawar Pradesh Ekta Samaj, Nepal was conducted on 13 September 2007 (27 Bhadau 2064) at the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction in a cordial envir...
UNMIN, (2007)
Karin Landgren, Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal (29 March 2009) The best overview of where things stand is probably Ian Martin’s last statement to the Security Council in January. It not only gives where things stand, but looks back at the beginning of the (peace) process. I was in New York at the beginning of th...
UNMIN, (2009)
Press Statement on Registration and Verification of Maoist Army Personnel (19 May 2009) The Agreement on Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies (AMMAA) signed by the Government of Nepal and the CPN-M on 8 December 2006 sets out criteria for the definition of “Maoist army combatants.” There are only two conditions of eligibilit...
UNMIN, (2009)
Remarks at the Opening of the Nepal Peace Process Photo Exhibit (6 August 2008) Through a decade of conflict, Nepal was the subject of great concern at the United Nation. But as the images in this exhibition illustrate, remarkable changes are now underway. From the people’s movement of 2006 to the historic Constituent Assembly e...
UN, (2008)
Report of the Secretary-General on the Request of Nepal for United Nations Assistance in Support of its Peace Process (12 May 2008) The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1796 (2008), by which the Council, following the request of the Government of Nepal and on the basis of the recommendation of the Secretary-General, renewed the mandate of the Un...
UNMIN, (2008)
Report of the Secretary-General on the Request of Nepal for United Nations Assistance in Support of its Peace Process (2 January 2009) The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1825 (2008), by which the Council, pursuant to the request of the Government of Nepal and the recommendation of the Secretary-General, renewed the mandate of the Nations Mission ...
UNMIN, (2009)
Report of the Secretary-General on the request of Nepal for United Nations Assistance in Support of its Peace Process (28 April 2010) The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1909 (2010), by which the Council, following the request of the Government of Nepal and the recommendation of the Secretary-General, renewed the mandate of the United Nations Mis...
UNMIN, (2010)
Secretary-General Commends Nepalese on Peaceful Election (10 April 2008) The Secretary-General congratulates the people of Nepal on today’s Constituent Assembly election which took place in a generally orderly and peaceful atmosphere. He commends the Nepalese for their enthusiastic participation in this historic event and...
UN, (2008)
Security Council Welcoming the signing on 21 November by the Government of Nepal and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) of a Comprehensive Peace Agreement, and the stated commitment of both parties to transforming the existing ceasefire into a permanent and sustai...
UN, (2007)
Security Council Press Statement on Nepal (27 March 2008) The following Security Council press statement on Nepal was read out today by Council President Vitaly Churkin ( Russian Federation): The members of the Security Council welcomed the progress towards Constituent Assembly elections in Nepal. Members...
UNMIN, (2008)
74th UN Day 2019 UN Staff keeping his vote in mock polling which is an artificial process model of voting education. #UNDay #74 #2019 #SGDs #Sustainable #Photoshoot #Staffs #UNDP #RightoVote #Vote #VotingSystem #Education #Rights #Equality #UNDP #Empowerment #Candi...
-UNDP, (2019)
Ian Martin Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal Address at the “Dalit Parliament” Organised by the Rasriya Dalit Network Nepal Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon noted in his January report to the Security Council, prior to the establishment of UNMIN, that “if Nepal fails to meaningfully include traditionally marginalized groups in the peace process and in the election, and in th...
UNMIN, (2007)
The Secretary-General - Address to the Constituent Assembly Of Nepal (1 November 2008) It is a great honor to be the first United Nations Secretary-General to address this Constituent Assembly. I offer sincere congratulation sonth historic transformation your country has undergone and in which you have played such a key role. Let me al...
UN, (2008)