Press Release

Press Release The Government of Nepal is concerned about the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan following the terrorist attack on security convoy in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14, 2019. It may be recalled that Nepal immediately condemned the heinous terrorist act. As the current Chair of SAARC, Nepal, while underlining the importance of peace and stability [ Read More … ]

Statement by Honourable Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali Minister for Foreign Affairs at the High-Level Segment of the 40th Session of Human Rights Council

Check against delivery Statement by Honourable Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal and Head of Delegation to the High-Level Segment of the 40th Session of Human Rights Council Geneva, 27 February 2019 Mr. President Excellencies Distinguished Delegates Ladies and Gentlemen It is indeed an honour to be back after 11 years since I first addressed this [ Read More … ]

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Mr Pradeep Kumar Gyawali addressed the high-level segment of the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council

Press Release  Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Mr Pradeep Kumar Gyawali addressed the high-level segment of the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council today. In his statement, Foreign Minister Gyawali reiterated Nepal’s firm commitment to the promotion and protection of human rights at home, and to constructive engagement with the international community to fulfil the mandate of the [ Read More … ]

Statement by Hon’ble Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal During High level Panel Discussion on The Question of Death Penalty

Statement by Hon’ble Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal During High level Panel Discussion on The Question of Death Penalty 26 February 2019  Mr. President, Madam High Commissioner, Distinguished Panelists, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for convening this panel on an important topic of our time. In Nepal, we consider right to life as sacred and inviolable, [ Read More … ]

Minister for Foreign Affairs attended the opening of the fortieth session of UN Human Rights Council

Press Release Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, attended the opening of the fortieth session of UN Human Rights Council today. The Geneva-based Human Rights Council, the apex international human rights body, is being addressed by leaders from around the world in its High Level Segment from 25 to 27 February 2019. The President of the HRC [ Read More … ]

Press Release on arrival of Hon. Foreign Minister Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali

Press Release Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali arrived Geneva today leading a Nepali delegation to the 40th Session of the UN Human Rights Council being held from 25 February to 22 March 2019. His Excellency Deepak Dhital, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations Office and Other International Organizations in Geneva received the [ Read More … ]

Press release on the visit of Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali to Geneva

Press Release Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is leaving for Geneva tomorrow leading a Nepali delegation to the 40th Session of the UN Human Rights Council. On 25 February, the Foreign Minister will attend the inaugural session of the Council. He will address the Council on the 26th of February. Currently Nepal is a member of [ Read More … ]

Remarks by Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali

Remarks by Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali at the Press Briefing held after the official talks with Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Her Excellency Dr. Karin Kneissl Hotel Yak and Yeti, Friday, 22 February 2019, Kathmandu Your Excellency Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Dr. Karin Kneissl [ Read More … ]