Nepal stresses regional peace at 74th UNGA

September 29, 2019 07:20 am

NEW YORK, Sept 29: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali has placed emphasis on regional economic cooperation through SAARC, BIMSTEC and the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) among other platforms , while addressing the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: During his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali expressed commitment to concluding the Transitional Justice (TJ) process at the earliest.

NEW YORK, Sept 28: Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Gyawali has called for strong regional economic cooperation through the SAARC, BIMSTEC and Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) among other regional platforms during his address to the 74th United Nations General Assembly being held in New York.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Nepali delegation to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly engaged in a number of important events and bilateral meetings in New York on Friday on the sidelines of the ongoing General Debate.

NEW DELHI, Sept 27: An Indian girl who was among the 16 young activists filing a complaint at the United Nations accusing countries of inaction on climate change has taken that step before.

NEW YORK, Sept 26: The Government of Nepal has pledged to rapidly complete all the procedural works involved in the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) project funded by the United States.

NEW YORK, Sept 26: Nepal is set to convene a SAARC ministerial meeting in New York on Thursday. The meeting is widely expected to pave the way for an icebreaker dialogue between India and Pakistan, whose relations are in the lowest ebb in the aftermath of recent border skirmishes and Indian clampdown on Kashmir.

NEW YORK, Sept 25: A 16-year old teenager’s remarkable speech at the United Nations Headquarters on Monday stole the limelight from influential world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and head of states and governments from various other countries.

NEW YORK, Sept 25: As Nepal struggles to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from internal resources, officials have sought support from the international community for achieving SDGs at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Sept 23: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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NEW YORK, Sept 23: Faced with growing tumult at home and abroad, President Donald Trump heads into his three-day visit to the United Nations this week hoping to lean on strained alliances while fending off questions about whether he sought foreign help to damage a political rival.

FM leaving for UNGA Saturday

September 19, 2019 07:45 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali is leaving for New York on Saturday, leading a Nepali delegation to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The foreign minister will be accompanied by his wife Saraswati Gyawali.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Prime Minister K P Oli has not missed any international forum ever since his ascent to power in February 2018. These have ranged from the World Economic Forum in Davos and the International Labor Conference in Geneva to the UN Day of Vesak in Viet Nam.

UNITED STATES, Nov 10: Umesh Rai, the brother-in -law of Paruhang Rai assualted Lokmani Rai, a journalist based in New York, in the vengeance of writing news. Paruhang Rai is the chief assitant of Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai of Province 1.

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 10: From bullying countries into voting in line with Washington to proclaiming that the US and Russia will never be friends, retiring US ambassador Nikki Haley has said a lot of eyebrow-raising things at the UN. Here are some of them.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

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PM Oli returns home attending UNGA

October 4, 2018 16:36 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has arrived home after participating in the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. Prime Minister Oli landed at Tribhuvan International Airport at 3:45 pm today.

PM Oli arrives in Doha

October 4, 2018 12:41 pm

DOHA, Oct 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has arrived in Doha, Qatar from New York, U.S.A today on the way back home after leading the Nepali delegation to the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York and concluding an official visit to Costa Rica.

PM reaches Costa Rica

October 1, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 31: Prime Minister KP Oli has reached to Costa Rica on Saturday evening.

Pakistan's FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi tells UN General Assembly Islamabad will allow inquiry commission to Pakistan-administered Kashmir, hoping "India too will do the same", after Indian FM Sushma Swaraj accused Islamabad of "hypocrisy".

PM Oli off to Costa Rica

September 30, 2018 07:50 am

NEW YORK, Sept 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli left here for Costa Rica today in course of an official visit at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Costa Rica Carlos Alvarado Quesada. He is accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya.

NEW YORK, Sept 29: Foreign Minister Pradip Kumar Gyawali today attended the meeting of the landlocked developing countries held at the UN Headquarters.

Sept 28: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 28, 2018 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has addressed the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in UN Headquarters, New York.

NEW YORK, Sept 28: New York: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj emphasised to SAARC countries that an environment of peace and security in South Asia is essential for cooperation and economic development, but Pakistan accused India of obstructing the region's progress and prosperity.

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 27: Six nations made the unprecedented move Wednesday of asking the U.N.’s International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela for possible crimes against humanity, even as President Nicolas Maduro made an unexpected trip to the world body’s headquarters to deliver a nearly hourlong speech declaring his nation “will never give in.”

PM Oli, British PM May hold meeting

September 27, 2018 10:32 am

NEW YORK, Sept 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has held bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the UN Headquarters today at the sideline of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Currently, both the Prime Ministers are in New York to attend the 73rd UNGA.

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September 25, 2018 18:00 pm

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NEW YORK, Sept 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's Chief Advisor, Bishnu Prasad Rimal, has said that the Prime Minister believes on democratic norms, constructive capacity and dream of prosperous Nepal and happy Nepali and wanted to give message to the world.

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 25: Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday made three recommendations for solving the Rohingya crisis at its root, including abolition of discriminatory laws, policies and practices of Myanmar against the minority group.

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 25: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who gave birth while in office, has made history by bringing her three-month-old daughter into the United Nations assembly hall.

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 25: Ahead of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), India has sent a stern message to Islamabad on Kashmir. Calling Pakistan’s reference to Kashmir at the UNGA an “annual itch” for Pakistan, India’s permanent representative to UN Syed Akbaruddin said, “India is part of the mainstream of global community, if someone else wants to fritter away the time and have an annual itch, it is their choice.”

BERLIN, Sept 24: With global temperatures rising, superstorms taking their deadly toll and a year-end deadline to firm up the Paris climate deal, leaders at this year’s U.N. General Assembly are feeling a sense of urgency to keep up the momentum on combating climate change.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: As Prime Minister KP Oli plans to make a bilateral official visit to the central American country of Costa Rica after addressing the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), there are concerns in the diplomatic circle in Kathmandu if the country's ruling political leadership has a clear sense of its foreign policy priorities.

More than ritual at UNGA

September 24, 2018 02:00 am

The United Nations General Assembly, the annual event organized every year at its headquarters in New York, is no doubt an important platform for the heads of governments and states of the member countries to put forth their views and build positive image of their countries.

UNITED STATES, Sept 21: President Donald Trump will call for global action on the world drug problem, lay out his vision of the US role in the world, and urge a halt to the spread of weapons of mass destruction during next week's gathering of world leaders at the UN General Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Prime Minister KP Oli, who is leaving for New York on Saturday to address the 73rd session of UN General Assembly, is scheduled to visit Costa Rica, a central American country.

PM leading Nepali delegation to 73rd UNGA

September 20, 2018 18:52 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli is leaving for New York on coming 22 September leading the Nepali delegation to the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The Prime Minister will be accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya.

NEW DELHI, Sept 20: Following a letter from Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi regarding the resumption of talks, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday confirmed a meeting between Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York next week.

United Nations, June 14: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) held its 10th emergency meeting, Wednesday on Israel's response to protests dubbed the 'Great Return March' along the border with Gaza. The UN voted to condemn Israel's excessive force, marked by the use of live ammunition.

NEW YORK, Sept 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the global community faces a more complex and polarized environment with multiple transnational challenges ranging from terrorism, climate change, energy deficiency, food insecurity and mass migration to extremism.

PM heading for UNGA on Sept 19

September 2, 2017 01:46 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is set to leave for New York to address the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations on September 19.

PM to leave for UNGA Sept 19

September 1, 2017 01:58 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is scheduled to leave for New York on September 19 to address the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is scheduled to leave for New York on September 19 to address the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations.

UN Hq abuzz with UNGA activities

September 21, 2016 11:45 am

NEW YORK (USA), Sept 21: The United Nations headquarters in New York, USA, has been lately bustling with activities relating to the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that started on 13 September.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday unanimously elected Nepal as one of its four vice-presidents from the Asia-Pacific Group of States for the 71st session of the General Assembly.