KATHMANDU, May 25: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun participated in the High-Level Dialogue on the implementation of the global plan of action of the United Nations Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) 2014-2024: A Mid-point Review organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) in New York on Friday.

Prosperity from below

April 18, 2019 01:00 am

Policy makers and politicians are reluctant to recognize, expand and lead the country toward prosperity in a socially and ecologically sustainable manner

Nepal's history of sustainable use of resources by our ancestors finds continuity in traditional skills utilized by various communities to make products of daily use. This sustainable way that comes intuitively to our rural communities should direct our economic development says Rabi Chandra Malla, founder of Kolpa, who has developed a sustainable business on this model of utilizing local resources and skills.

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Forests for sustainable future

July 16, 2018 00:30 am

Our trees and our forests are essential to life on earth and to achieving a great many of the Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

KATHMANDU, Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit has said that his ministry has prioritized ‘Prosperous Nepal and Happy Nepali’, a goal set by the incumbent government.

KATHMANDU, March 17: DAV Business School is organizing a two-day international conference entitled ‘Integrating Knowledge and Technology for Sustainable Development’. According to the press statement released by DAV Business School, the conference is scheduled from March 24 to 25 at DAV Business School, Kathmandu.

Tapping into sustainable energy

March 9, 2018 09:00 am

“It’s a wonder,” he said, pointing at a small solar device laid on top of a tin roof of a makeshift shed he has been living in for more than two years. Megha Nath, 70, has lived through the darkest and the brightest of times in this village of Bahrabise of Sindhupalchok district, around 90 kilometers away from Kathmandu. “There was a time when there was no source of light. When children had to do homework, they did it during the day,” he said speaking of the ‘dark’ days.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Minister for Commerce Meen Bahadur Bishwakarma delivered a statement at a plenary session of the 11th Ministerial Conference of the WTO at Buenos Aires on December 12, 2017.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: A group of UN human rights specialists has issued an urgent call for action to ensure a future based on equality, justice and solidarity.

MYAGDI, Nov 27: The local people who have cast their vote in the November 26 elections, the first after the then Maoist decade-long insurgency, have demanded sustainable peace, stable government, development, and prosperity.

Sustainable Tourism Challenges

June 10, 2017 07:47 am

In 2017, the theme is "Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism", chosen in relation to the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals.

KATHMANDU, May 25: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) and the World Food Program (WFP) on Thursday met at the Humanitarian Staging Area (HSA) to discuss sustainable methods to work together on better preparedness for crises.

KATHMANDU, May 4: IFC has said that it was partnering with the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to promote sustainable and inclusive finance.

KATHMANDU, March 28: The European Union has pledged to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth and social justice in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: Nepal has requested development partners to prioritize their support in four key areas -- product development, trade-related infrastructure development, trade facilitation and market promotion for the trade-led sustainable and inclusive economic growth, and gender empowerment and poverty reduction.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Jivan Shahi, has pressed for putting in place a sustainable mechanism to ensure air safety in the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Minister for Urban Development and the leader of Nepali delegation, Arjun Narasingha KC, addressed the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, on October 18.