Is FDI really the panacea we seek?

September 15, 2022 13:15 pm

FDI needs to be viewed as a means to achieve SDGs and not an end in itself. This means that all FDI potential projects should be viewed from the lenses of environment, labor and human rights, SMEs, health, inclusion and diversity.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the sustainable development goals (SDGs) will be achieved before 2030.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Nepal’s progress in industries, infrastructure and start-ups, production and distribution is slow against the government target, shows the progress report of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) unveiled by the National Planning Commission (NPC).

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday said that the government has encountered multiple hurdles in bringing drastic changes to the country's economic development.

Localizing SDGs

October 26, 2019 00:00 am

If more distressed countries can work on localizing the SDGs, so can Nepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Nepal has been declared as Open Defecation Free nation on Monday.

Nepal to be declared ODF nation on Sept 30

September 27, 2019 16:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The government is planning to declare Nepal as Open Defecation Free nation on September 30.

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).

As Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Upendra Yadav is representing Nepal at a two-day UN General Assembly’s high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in New York beginning Sunday, it has been learnt that billions of rupees meant for health insurance in Nepal goes unspent every year and the much-hyped health insurance initiative is already in crisis due to the lack of efficient delivery, outreach capacity, and alarming dropout rates.

Some lawmakers want terms and conditions of MCC agreement re-negotiated before endorsing it through parliament

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Sustainable Development and Good Governance Committee of the National Assembly is prepared to set up a parliamentary mechanism to materialize the sustainable development goals (SDGs) within the stipulated time.

Future’s Petition

May 20, 2019 12:05 pm

Natural resource is the soul for development and progress of the human society. There are no substitutes for the resources till date.

BEIJING, April 1: China will be able to build six to eight nuclear reactors a year if project approval processes return to normal as expected in the near future, the chairman of the state-owned China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) told Reuters on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Leaders of civil society and youth organizations have called for more investment on youths to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Infographics: Partnership for goals

October 8, 2018 00:05 am

Partnership for goals

Peace, justice and strong institutions

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Stakeholders including development experts on Tuesday marked the 3rd anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), stressing the need to invest more to meet the target by 2030.

Infographics: Life on Land

September 24, 2018 00:05 am

Life on Land

Infographics: SDG-13 Climate action

September 17, 2018 00:05 am

Taken urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Responsible Consumption and Production

Reduce inequality within and among countries

Infographics: SDG Goal 4

July 16, 2018 00:05 am

SDG Goal 4

A one-day national consultation, “Roles and Responsibilities of Private Sector in Public Services for Achieving SDGs in Nepal” was held in Kathmandu on Wednesday. The program, which was jointly organized by Resource Center for Primary Health Care (RECPHEC), LDC Watch and South Asia Alliance for Poverty Alliance (SAAPE) had the speakers discussing on potential areas for Nepali private business fraternity to contribute in achieving the national SDGs 2030 goal.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Nepal presented today its Voluntary National Review (VNR) regarding the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, currently in session under the auspices of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York.