Australian Embassy
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal

On 1 December 2016, Australia's Ambassador to Nepal, HE Glenn White and Chief Secretary of the Government of Nepal, Dr Som Lal Subedi handedover Australia Award Scholarships to 22 receipients.

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Applications for the Alumni Innovation Challenge 2017 are now open!

The Australia Awards South and West Asia Alumni Innovation Challenge is designed to connect, mobilise and celebrate development innovators amongst the Australia Awards alumni in the region.

Through this activity, Australia Awards alumni from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are invited to submit proposals to receive a small grant with which to pilot a development innovation in any Australian Government priority area.  The innovation could be related to advocacy, development and/or implementation of new practices, or new processes, approaches or technologies that strengthen existing systems.

Applications can be from individuals or groups of Australia Awards alumni.  Each grant will be worth a maximum of AUD 3,000. 

Please click here to see the details of the application process or visit the program website: http://australiaawardssouthwestasia.org/  

Please send your application and enquiries to alumni@australiaawardssouthwestasia.org

The deadline for submission of applications is 11:59 pm on Wednesday 19th April 2017

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Press Statements

Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP announce the appointment of Mr Peter Budd as Australia’s next Ambassador to Nepal.

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Discussion on inclusive education for girls/women with disability held to mark International Women’s Day 2017

On 7 March 2017, the Australian Embassy in partnership with Nepal Disabled Women Association and Sancharika Samuha, Nepal, hosted a panel discussion on “Inclusive Quality Education: What it means for girls/women with disabilities” to observe International Women’s Day 2017.

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Australia launches AUD42m sustainable development program in Himalayan river basins

Australia’s Ambassador to Nepal, HE Glenn White announced launch of the second phase of activities in the Himalayan river basins under the Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP2), an Australian Government regional development program to improve integrated management of water, energy and food in parts of Nepal, India, Pakistan, Bhutan and Bangladesh, addressing climate risk and the interests of women and girls.

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Online Registration of Australians Overseas

We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.

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Information for Australian Travellers

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  Embassy Public Holidays

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