Australian Embassy
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal

Press Statements 2017

21 March 2017

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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7 March 2017

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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21 February 2017

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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