Foreign Affairs Minister in Geneva renews Nepal’s commitment to human rights

Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali addresses the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council, in Geneva, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Photo: Twitter/MoFA Nepal

Kathmandu, February 26

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Tuesday addressed the High-level Segment of the 43rdSession of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, expressing Nepal’s commitment to human rights.

In his address, the minister discussed Nepal’s opinions about crucial human rights issues including the rights of women, children, and people with disabilities. He also highlighted that Nepal was concerned about climate change and global warming.

Noting that Nepal presents a unique case of a home-grown and successful peace process, he expressed commitment to concluding the transitional justice process in an equally unique way, the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations in Geneva informs.

Meanwhile, the minister also informed the international community about Nepal’s initiation of a multi-stakeholder global dialogue forum named Sagarmatha Sambaad, to be hosted in Kathmandu in April 2020.

On the sidelines of the event, minister Gyawali also met political leaders from different countries of the world.

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