KATHMANDU, April 10: With only six years left to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs), global efforts for sustainable development have witnessed severe setbacks resulting in crisis.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Representatives of major development partners and the United Nations (UN) agencies in Nepal lauded Chandragiri Municipality's practice to localize the Sustainable Development Goals ( SDGs).

ABU DHABI (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES), March 3: The 13th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) concluded late Friday night with significant decisions on dispute reforms and a renewed commitment from member states to continue ongoing discussions addressing the challenges faced by the world trade body.

Nepal to review SDGs

January 17, 2024 14:04 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Nepal is going to prepare a 'Voluntary National Review' report on sustainable development by June and present it at the meeting of the high-level political forum under the United Nations (UN).

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that more investment in people, support for structural transformation, and achieving rapid and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic were necessary for achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs).

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Experts have called for taking more initiatives regarding safe motherhood and reproductive rights by prioritizing economic development and inclusiveness to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Nepal seems to fall behind in achieving the targets set for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), mainly due to the inadequacy in allocation of financial resources in the concerned area.

DHULIKHEL, Oct 4: Dhulikhel Municipality has submitted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report, 2022 to the United Nations.

Coordinated, multilateral action is necessary to tackle the crises we face. Both aid and trade have key roles to play in reversing the impacts of this quadruple shock and putting the world back on track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27:  United Nations Secretary-General’s Task Force on Digital Finance on Thursday released a new report titled “People’s Money: Harnessing Digitalization to Finance a Sustainable Future”, spelling out how digital finance can be harnessed in ways that empower citizens as tax-payers and investors in envisaging a digital transformation at scale that better aligns people’s money with their needs, collectively expressed by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Poverty reduction is possible

November 23, 2019 09:21 am

Poverty is the problem worldwide and Nepal is no exception. Ending “poverty in all its forms everywhere” is one of the main agendas of 17 Sustainable Development Goals unveiled by the UN in 2016.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Wednesday stressed the need to bring reforms in the international financial systems for the timely achievement of sustainable development goals.

Agenda for Europe

May 6, 2019 00:25 am

AMSTERDAM – The European Union has spent much of the past decade managing crises, and has even faced a possible threat to its continued existence. Popular attitudes toward the EU have soured, too. Whereas citizens were generally positive about the first two waves of European integration in the 1950s and 1980s, they have been increasingly critical of the EU since at least 2008-2009, if not earlier. The key question in Europe nowadays is this: are we better off with or without each other?

KATHMANDU, April 9: The Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations based in New York and the Mithila Festival in the United States jointly organized an exhibition entitled ‘Art for SDGs: the Mithila Heritage’ at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Tuesday.

Let women work

December 22, 2018 00:05 am

Our society does not encourage women to develop entrepreneurship skill even if they are capable of doing so

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Japan government has extended a grant assistance of Rs 308 million to Nepal for the School Sector Development Program (SSDP).

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that the conflict transformation in Nepal could be an inspiring success story for the many people longing for peace in different parts of the world.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: As countries around the world mark the third anniversary of the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on Tuesday, there are concerns if the pledges related to people with disabilities, mainly those living in developing countries, could be met in view of multiple challenges to implement the rights of such persons.

NEW YORK, Sept 24: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said the United Nations General Assembly's 73rd Session would be utilized to present Nepal's hard-earned achievements before the global community.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Nepal’s football governing body All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Nepal have signed a partnership agreement for the promotion and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nepal through football, one of the world’s most popular sports. The SDGs, also known as the Global Goals -- a set of universal agreements to end poverty in all its dimensions -- aim to craft an equal, just and secure world by 2030.