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January 5, 2018

USAID’s Stop Girl Trafficking project is a $1.5 million, three year project that works closely with girls and women, family guardians and civil society to address girl trafficking through education, awareness, community engagement, and counselling. The project educates school girls as they grow older and move into higher level grades.

January 5, 2018

This five year (2017-2022), $20 million Niti Sambad program has a central role in achieving USAID/Nepal’s goal of advancing a more democratic, prosperous, and resilient Nepal by strengthening inclusion and participation in political processes. This program will support democratic institutions, strengthen inclusion into political processes and harness political competition as an effective vehicle through which citizens can democratically choose their leaders who will, in turn, set a policy agenda responsive to the needs of the public.

January 3, 2018
After a decade-long armed conflict, Nepal is making the transition that is both peaceful and prosperous. The promulgation of the new constitution is a great step forward, and as Nepal undertakes major changes to its governance system and state structures, Nepali people often express their dissatisfaction peacefully and other times through violence. The quality of political leadership is crucial in addressing people’s concerns and needs and government work must be transparent and accountable.
December 26, 2017

The goal of the assessment is to identify opportunities for the U.S. Embassy to invest in and develop strategic partnerships to improve adolescents’ lives, particularly emphasizing girls’ empowerment, focusing on their access to quality education.

The assessment’s dual objectives are to:

1. Assess the barriers to and opportunities for adolescent girls’ and boys’ access to secondary school education, health, and safety.

December 14, 2017

USAID/Nepal invites applications for employment from all interested and qualified U.S Citizens for the position of Democracy and Governance Specialist in the USAID/Nepal Democracy and Governance Office (DGO) under a U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC), subject to availability of funds. 

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America has stood with Nepal for 65 years and we continue to stand with Nepal as it regains its strength—with stronger homes, healthier families, abundant agricultural yields, and a more inclusive government. As we put the past year behind us, please take a moment to reflect on how far we have come, be mindful of the times when light shone through the dark, and know that in the coming years, the United States will journey onward with Nepal toward our shared vision – a more democratic, prosperous, and resilient Nepal.

Last updated: January 05, 2018

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