today is mandela day: today matiba would have turned 100

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A big event has been staged in South Africa to celebrate Matiba's legacy

Special Report Chatham House Expert Perspectives 2018 Risks and Opportunities in International Affairs

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There is a sense that the established order in global affairs is shifting. The rules, norms and institutions that have governed state-to-state relations and international policymaking for decades are being challenged by phenomena that include diminished US leadership, a more assertive China, political populism and technological change.

Youth, Peace and Security: Moving into Action

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The 2018 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development addressed the politics of peace by assessing how different policies, processes and tools can be used to overcome political obstacles to building and sustaining peace. Interpeace and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation hosted a two-part session on May 8 and 9, entitled: “Youth, Peace and Security: Moving into Action.”

Meet the 2018 Leaders: Africa Conference, Johannesburg, 15th of July to July 18th (Obama Foundation)

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The Leaders: Africa program is bringing together 200 emerging leaders from across the continent to explore new ways to take on the biggest challenges in their communities.

global compact on migration agreed at the UN

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For the first time ever, United Nations Member States have agreed an all-encompassing Global Compact to better manage international migration, address its challenges, strengthen migrant rights and contribute to sustainable development.

ASEAN affirms commitment to disaster risk reduction, prevention

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A recent conference held in Mongolia refocus the ASEAN, the South East Asian nations bloc on disaster prevention and management.

PROGRESSIVE ALLIANCE: Supporting democracy and fostering renewal in times of change

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Here the resolution adopted by the Progressive Alliance, a network of social democratic parties from around the world that recently met in Kathmandu between the 29 and 30 June, 2018.

Missed Opportunities: The High Cost of Not Educating Girls ( FROM THE WORLD BANK)

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The report says that limited educational opportunities for girls and barriers to completing 12 years of education cost countries between $15 trillion and $30 trillion dollars in lost lifetime productivity and earnings. The report finds out that primary education is not enough. Across many indicators, benefits from primary education only are limited.

INTERVIEW WITH H.E.Elisabeth von Capeller, Ambassador of Switzerland to Nepal ( PART 2)

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In this exclusive interview for ENGAGE, whose first part was published on July 5th carried out in partnership with reputed media firm Middleway Films, the Ambassador speaks about social inclusion and the role tha sports can play to create the basis for a more inclusive society.


Official Bio of H.E.Ambassador Elisabeth von Capeller

SAIEVAC Secretariat to remain in Kathmandu

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The South Asian Initiative to end Violence against Children, a SAARC Apex Body will remain in Kathmandu, after renewing the MoU with the Government of Nepal.