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Applications open for the UNESCO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) 2018

UNESCO has now opened applications for The Young Professionals’ Programme (YPP). The program aims at bringing in young professionals improving the geographical representation of...

Nepal-UNESCO collaboration continues

Kathmandu, March 29, 2018: The United Nation Educational, Science, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) partnership with Nepal have completed 20 years. UNESCO has been...

Kapilvastu identified as a district with highest number of archaeological sites

Kapilvastu, February 25, 2018: A latest archaeological excavation carried out under the aegis of the Department of Archaeology has discovered that Kapilvastu has the...

Prajesh Khanal: A young environmentalist who made his school the first...

Glocal 20 Under 20 17-years-old Prajesh Khanal is currently studying in Himalaya Higher Secondary School in class 12. He has been committed and contributed to preserving...

Call for Entries: UNESCO’s Open Photography Competition to celebrate ‘International Literacy...

Kathmandu, August 12, 2017: On the occasion of 51st International Literacy Day, 8 September 2017, UNESCO Office in Kathmandu, in collaboration with the Non-Formal...

Workshops on Comprehensive Sexuality Education empower girls and young women

Various studies show that the majority of Nepalese adolescents lack the knowledge required to make decisions responsibly, leaving them vulnerable to coercion, sexually transmitted...

Call for Applications: United Nations Traineeship Programme – Cohort VI

United Nations in Nepal has called for applications from potential Nepali candidates belonging from Socially Excluded Groups for a traineeship programme with UN Agencies....

Call for Applications: World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017

“Memory: Lost and Recovered Heritage” The Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the International Cultural Centre in Krakow are going to hold the World Heritage...

Call for Applications: The Female Champions 2017

Do you believe in gender equality and social change? Do you think you have what it takes to be a Female Champion? The Female Champions...

Heritage Inventory at Hanumandhoka completes

Kathmandu, December 18, 2016: A project to create an inventory documenting objects recovered from Hanumandhoka Durbar Square, a site located at the heart of...

Post-disaster excavations carried out at quake-damaged Hanumandhoka Durbar Square

Kathmandu, December 12, 2016: A post-disaster rescue excavation has been conducted at earthquake-damaged monuments in the Kathmandu Valley UNESCO World Heritage Site aiming towards...

Yoga Joins UNESCO World Heritage List

Mind-body discipline is added to intangible cultural heritage list along with Cuba’s rumba and Peruvian scissors dance December 2, 2016: Yoga, the mind-body discipline based...

UNESCO Supports Incorporation of ICT Competency into Teachers Development

Kathmandu, November 11, 2016: UNESCO, in collaboration with National Centre for Education Development (NCED) recently conducted a three-day workshop on incorporating ICT (Information and...

Call for Applications: Travel to Learn Arts and Crafts in France

UNESCO and the Fondation Culture & Diversité established in France in 2006, call for applications for grants under the ‘Travelling to Learn Arts and...

World Teachers Day being observed today

Kathmandu, October 5, 2016: With the theme ' Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status', the World Teachers' Day is being observed across the country organizing various...

Photography Competition being organized to celebrate 50th International Literacy Day

Powerful images can affect social change. Today, photographers continue to use the camera to win support for social causes: poverty and women’s rights, climate...

Promoting Community Learning Centers as Lifelong Learning Resource Centers

Kathmandu, August 29, 2016: In order to promote Community Learning Center(CLC)s as lifelong learning resource centers at community level, UNESCO in collaboration with the...

International Youth Week Celebrated with Flash Mob

Kathmandu, August 25, 2016: Female Champions from the UNESCO recently organized a flash mob to celebrate the International Youth Week, in two different locations...

International Youth Day celebrated awarding Essay Competition Winners

The well-being of a nation depends on the levels of awareness and agency of its youth. Yet, many young men and women face barriers...

50 Female Champions in Nepal make Gender Equality their priority

Kathmandu, July 12, 2016: A group of 50 Female Champions has been working on several projects promoting girls' and women's empowerment across different places...

Going Digital: UNESCO supports ICT-enabled education in Nepal

Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) education represents society’s efforts to teach its current and emerging citizens how to apply valuable skills around computing and...

Meeting EFA goal still far cry for SAARC member countries

Kathmandu,12 Nov 2014: The member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), though making gradual progress in terms of physical development,...

President to open intl Buddhist meet in Lumbini

Kathmandu, Nov 11: President Dr Ram Baran Yadav is scheduled to inaugurate the International Buddhist Conference to be held in Lumbini, the birthplace of...

2014 Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards Announced

Singapore, 03 Nov 2014 : Wild Asia revealed the 2014 Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Award Winners as part of the annual Responsible Tourism Forum on the...

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