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The visit is part of the Secretary-General’s continuing effort to help find a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Nepal.The United Nations has been present in this country for a long time. carries out programmed and activities across a range of development and humanitarian areas. There is also a recent and important addition to the UN family here, namely the Office in Nepal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), which has a mandate to monitor investigate violations of international human rights and humanitarian law committed by whomever and anywhere in Nepal.Conflict has been escalating in Nepal since 1996. The Secretary-General has been following developments with growing concern.the number of public statements issued by his spokesman, the Secretary-General has conveyed his concern to His Majesty King Gyanendra on several occasions. He has written him two letters, spoken to him on the telephone following the measures taken on 1 February this year, and had a face-to-face meeting with him on the sidelines of the Asia-Africa Summit in Jakarta last April.
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UNOHCHR ,   (2005 )
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Press Release in English
Keywords:
GENERAL SECRETARY, PEACEFUL, RESOLUTIONS, CONFLIC T, PROGRAMMES, DEVELOPMENT, HUMANITARIAN, RECENT, IMPORTANCE OF COOPERATION, HIGH COMMISSIONER, MONITOR, INVESTIGATE, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION, DIPLOMATIC LAW, FAMILY EVENT, MEETING, PROBLEM SOLVING, FACT-FINDING MISSIONS, CRISIS MANAGEMENT, PEACE, PROBLEM SOLVING
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 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
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01.03.00  -  Maintenance Of Peace And Security
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