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

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