GENEVA, Nov 20: U.N. agencies are planning for the possible arrival of 200,000 refugees in Sudan fleeing violence in Ethiopia over a six-month period, U.N officials said on Friday, with one voicing fears that the burden could “unravel” its neighbour.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Around 818 million children around the world lack basic handwashing facilities at their schools, according to the World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

KATHMANDU, June 4: At a time when the nationwide lockdown enforced by the government to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be in place, heads, deputy heads, and senior staff of various United Nations (UN) agencies in Nepal have started making trips to all the provinces, starting this week.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Three United Nations agencies and the World Bank have issued new guidelines on the safe reopening of schools amidst the ongoing closure that has affected nearly 1.3 billion students worldwide.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Three different United Nations (UN) agencies including the UNICEF, ILO, and the UN Women have urged the government for greater support to working families to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown on children, laborers, and women.

KATHMANDU, April 1: With the continued exponential growth of COVID-19 around the globe, UNICEF, ILO, and UN Women have urged Nepal government for greater support to working families to minimize its negative impacts on children, labors, and women.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Kathmandu-based diplomatic missions and UN agencies have called off their scheduled public events due to possible spread of coronavirus.