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Press Release Hon. Mr. Jagat Bahadur SunarBishwakarma, Minister for Youth and Sports, attended the 8th ECOSOC Youth Forum being held at the United Nations Headquarters from 08 and 09 April 2019. The theme of this year’s Youth Forum is “Youth: Empowered, Included and Equal”. Speaking in the Forum, the Hon. Minister stated that the Government of Nepal placed high priority
Press Release The Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations in New York and the Mithila Festival, USA, organized an exhibition entitled,‘Art for SDGs: the Mithila Heritage’ at the United Nations Headquarters in New York today. Speaking in the opening of the exhibition, Ambassador Amrit Bahadur Rai, Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, welcomed all guests and
Press Release Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Hon. Mr. Ishwar Pokhrel held a meeting with the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix this afternoon. During the meeting, the two sides discussed the issues related to the UN peacekeeping, including its critical role in the prevention and resolution of conflicts in the areas of its deployment.
Press Release Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Hon. Mr. Ishwar Pokhrel addressed the ‘UN Peacekeeping Ministerial Conference on Uniformed Capabilities, Performance and Protection’ as the leader of Nepali delegation at the UN Headquarters in New York this morning. Highlighting Nepal’s 61 years of partnership with the UN on peacekeeping operations, he reiterated Nepal’s commitment to contributing up to
Press Release Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Hon. Mr. Ishwar Pokhrel met with the UN Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres at the latter’s office this afternoon. During the meeting, Hon. Pokhrel commended the efforts of the Secretary-General to further strengthen the spirit of multilateralism in tackling the global challenges. While extending Nepal’s continued support to the Secretary endeavours towards
Press Release Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Hon. Mr. Ishwar Pokhrel had a meeting with UN Under-Secretary General for Operational Support Mr. Atul Khare this afternoon. During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on various issues including the operational challenges faced by the UN peacekeepers as well as the management of major equipment for enhancing effectiveness of
Press Release The Rt. Hon. President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari, who was in New York to participate in the High-Level event, ‘Women in Power’ organized by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, left for Kathmandu today concluding her four-day visit. She was seen off at the John F. Kennedy International Airport by H.E. Arjun Kumar Karki, Ambassador of
Press Release The Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari attended a reception jointly organized in her honour by H.E. Arjun Kumar Karki, Ambassadors of Nepal to the United States, and H.E. Amrit Bahadur Rai, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations in New York this evening. The reception was attended by the diplomatic community, UN Officials, business community
Press Release The Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari participated this morning in the High-Level event on ‘Women in Power’ organized by the President of General Assembly (PGA) during the 63rd session of the Commission of the Status of Women (CSW-63). Speaking in the first among three high-level roundtables entitled ‘How Women Leaders Change the World’, the Rt. Hon.