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.
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.
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, 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.
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.