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A week after the government formally decided to wind up the United Nations’ political office in Nepal, officials on Tuesday asked the UN agency for its drawdown plan. The government has already written to the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) to wrap up its Nepal office within three months.
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The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenca lauded Nepal’s reforms, political transformation and peace process on Monday, the concluding day of his visit to country.
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Nepal has been elected member of the executive board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women).
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Attorney General Agni Kharel on Wednesday urged the United Nations and global societies to financially support Transitional Justice’s burden of reparating victims of conflict.
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The government’s revenue and private sector investment will not be sufficient to attain the United Nations-backed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, which implies Nepal’s dependence on foreign aid will go up sharply in the coming years, a latest report says.
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UN Special Rapporteur on human rights of migrants Felipe González Morales arrived in Kathmandu on Saturday on the invitation of government of Nepal. He is scheduled to start his work from Monday.
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