Progress toward SDGs disappointing

September 24, 2021 16:16 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Due to the lack of proper information at the level of people's representatives, there is a challenge in the implementation of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) even after six years, according to experts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The fourth Nepal-Bangladesh Youth Conference is set to kick off in the capital on Saturday. The event was earlier deferred due to COVID-19 pandemic.

What SDGs mean for Nepal

October 7, 2020 06:16 am

Decade of action to achieve the SDGs has just started. It's time to think big for Nepal.

Why Nepal needs to localize SDGs

July 18, 2020 18:05 pm

Nepal was one of the countries putting forward its latest update, the second so far, in its quest for the SDGs. Branded as Voluntary National Review, this reporting was envisioned as a tool to keep all state signatories of the Agenda 2030 from which the SDGs stem accountable.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: UNICEF Germany patron Elke Budenbender, who is currently on a visit to Nepal, has apprised herself of the status of children here and of the steps taken by UNICEF for the long-term solution to the challenges facing Nepal's children.

'Action for SDGs' this Saturday

December 5, 2019 09:39 am

REPUBLICA, Dec 5: AIESEC, a global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential, is organizing an event called “Action for SDGs” in Kathmandu on December 7.

GENEVA, April 7: Each year on April 7th, the World Health Organization, WHO, celebrates World Health Day. World Health Day is a chance to celebrate health and remind world leaders that everyone should be able to access the health care they need, when and where they need it.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that the ‘South-South Cooperation’ would help landlocked and least developed countries like Nepal to sustain its political gains through economic development.

GENEVA, Feb 12: Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres said on Monday, in a message to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Female crew members of Yeti Airlines honored the female team of the UN on Sunday as part of their commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) no. 5: "Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls."

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.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Minister for Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives Chakrapani Khanal has said that land fragmentation has become a big challenge to the government's efforts of increasing agro production.


February 3, 2018 09:31 am

They say there isn’t anything you can’t do, if you put your whole heart into it. I always had an extreme desire to travel abroad and participate in workshops and training to hone my skills. I was invited to participate in a training in America but sadly, my visa got rejected. Then, I couldn’t make it to a training in Vietnam. So, I started looking for other opportunities, which are not so hard to find if you have the determination and a good internet connection.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Public-private sectors should work in a coordinated way to meet the sustainable development goals (SDGs), stressed representatives from organizations concerned.

KATHMANDU, Mar 25: The government has formed two high-level committees and nine thematic working Groups to rollout and implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

Business leaders vow to help achieve SDGs

December 14, 2016 07:00 am

KATMANDU, Dec 14: Business leaders have said that the private sector was ready to join hands with the government and other stakeholders for achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs).

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Sophie Kemkhadge, the deputy country director of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has said that the government, private sector and all stakeholders should be on board to make sure that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are met.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Various experts have warned that unless governments in the Himalayan and its downstream region strengthen collaboration to address food, water and energy issues, the region is likely to face an unprecedented food crisis.

KATHMANDU, May 3: World leaders, at the United Nations Sustainable Summit held in September 2015, adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.