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19 April 2016
Press Release
This photo exhibit captures images from the UN response in Nepal in the aftermath of the country’s worst natural disaster. © Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi/UNDP Nepal
The United Nations holds a photography exhibition showcasing its work in Nepal following the deadly 25 April earthquake. One year following the disaster, 13 UN agencies highlight much of the work... Read more
24 March 2016
Press Release
KATHMANDU, 24 March 2016 – Following the adoption of the landmark Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which will serve as the guiding framework for each country’s development between now and 2030,... Read more
23 March 2016
Statement
With funding made available through the Australian Government’s Gender Equality Fund, the Department of Foreign Affair and Trade (DFAT) and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, signed an... Read more
5 January 2016
Dispatch
Visiting the places that still bear the scars of last year's devastating earthquake and educating affected young girls and boys about issues related to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR... Read more
5 January 2016
Dispatch
“Youth participation has not yet been the mainstay of our national and local plans. Thus advocates like me have to stand shoulder to shoulder with other young people.”
“Little drops of water can form a mighty ocean.  Similarly, our dream for Nepal’s economic prosperity can come true if every drop of youthful energy is tapped into.” This is the message that a youth... Read more
31 December 2015
Dispatch
A devastating earthquake shook Nepal on 25 April 2015 - the country’s worst in almost a century. The violent tremor, 7.8 on the Richter scale, was followed by numerous aftershocks including a major... Read more
22 December 2015
Dispatch
Young people in Baitadi have called for their full and effective participation in decision-making in order to contribute to the future development agenda in this Far Western district of Nepal.   Such... Read more
9 December 2015
Dispatch
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the occasion of Human Rights Day on 10 December 2015 Today, we mark the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of... Read more
8 December 2015
Dispatch
We the undersigned express our deepest concern at critical and growing shortages of essential and lifesaving medicines and supplies at health care facilities across Nepal, as well as ongoing fuel... Read more
3 December 2015
Dispatch
Every year, UNFPA issues its State of World Population report, focusing on a particular aspect of the cross-cutting work we do globally to ensure every pregnancy is safe, every childbirth is wanted... Read more

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