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Press Release Celebration of the ‘Day of Vesak’ (Buddha Purnima) The International Day of Vesak (Buddha Purnima) was celebrated at the United Nations Headquarters in New York today by organizing a special commemorative event. The President of the General Assembly Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés; Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Ms. Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti; and representatives from Bangladesh,
Press Release Nepal and Eswatini establish formal bilateral diplomatic relations Nepal and the Kingdom of Eswatini entered into the formal diplomatic ties today. It marks the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations of Nepal with 166 countries around the world. The Permanent Representatives of Nepal and Eswatini to the United Nations, Ambassadors Mr. Amrit Bahadur Rai and Mr. Melusi Martin Masukurespectively,
Press Release Nepal has been elected as a member of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), one of the functional commissions of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the central drug policy-making body within the United Nations system, from the Asia-Pacific region for the term 2020-2023 in an election held at the United Nations Headquarters this afternoon.
Press Release Nepal and Equatorial Guinea establish formal bilateral diplomatic relations today Nepal and Equatorial Guinea established formal bilateral diplomatic relations today. Ambassador Mr. Amrit Bahadur Rai, Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, and Ambassador Mr. Anatolio Ndong Mba, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations, signed a Joint Communiqué to this effect
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