Statement by His Excellency Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Ambassador/ Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations at the thematic meeting

Statement by His Excellency Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Ambassador/ Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations at the thematic meeting on the ‘Selection and appointment of the UN Secretary-General’ under the Ad-Hoc Working Group on Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly New York, 10 April 2017                                     (As delivered)   Distinguished Co-Chairs, I wish to begin by expressing

Statement Delivered by the Hon. Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Leader of Nepali Delegation to the 71st session of the UNGA (NY-24 Sept. 2016)

I wish to begin by congratulating you on your election to the presidency of the 71st session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. I assure you of my delegation’s full support in the successful discharge of your important responsibilities. Let me also commend outgoing President His Excellency Mr. Mogens Lykketoft for his effective leadership of the previous session. I

Nepal elected to Chair the 2017 Contingent Owned Equipment Working Group at the United Nations

Ambassador Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations (UN) in New York was unanimously elected on 16 January 2017 as Chairman of the ‘UN Working Group on the working methods of the Contingent-Owned Equipment (COE WG)’ for 2017. The COE WG meets every three years to review the methodology of UN reimbursement to various countries for

Statement at the Informal Briefing on UN-Women’s Humanitarian Work

First of all, I would like to thank UN-Women for organizing this timely and important informal meeting and inviting Permanent Mission of Nepal. I appreciate the comprehensive presentations covering important updates and new initiatives. As we all know, world is facing increasing number of humanitarian crises. Women and girls are affected disproportionately by all these crises leaving them to face

Press Release-G77 Chairmanship Transfer

G77 Chairmanship Transfer The G77 Chairmanship handover ceremony held in New York His Excellency Rafael Correa Delgado, President of the Republic of Ecuador assumed the chairmanship of the Group of 77 and China (G77) for 2017, following the transfer of the gavel from His Excellency Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Chair of

Press Release-Deposition of the Instrument of Ratification of the Paris Agreement to the United Nations

On behalf of the Government of Nepal, the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations in New York deposited the instrument of ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change with the Secretary-General of the United Nations today. Following the decision of the Legislature-Parliament of Nepal on 04 October 2016, the instrument of ratification was transmitted to the Permanent