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Articles from Nepal

  1. Union renewal and development 19 May 2015

    Nepali teachers need support now more than ever

    Last week Education International had the opportunity to experience first-hand the devastation inflicted on Nepal after two major earthquakes rocked the country to its core, leaving communities in ruin and lives forever changed.

    Nepali teachers need support now more than ever
  2. Union renewal and development 14 May 2015

    For Nepali educators, solidarity begins at home

    Even after two major earthquakes brought the country’s schools to an abrupt close, Nepal’s education unions are standing together to ensure both their ranks and their students get the support they need.

    For Nepali educators, solidarity begins at home
  3. Union renewal and development 29 April 2015

    Earthquake inflicts heavy toll on Nepal’s education sector

    As the details of destruction in the wake of Nepal’s biggest earthquake in decades become clearer by the day, the country’s education sector is uniting to deal with its own casualties and damaged schools.

    Earthquake inflicts heavy toll on Nepal’s education sector
  4. Union renewal and development 27 April 2015

    Nepal: global educators’ community in solidarity after earthquake

    Education International has sent out an urgent action appeal to all its member organisations, urging them to show solidarity and support for Nepalese teachers and their families.

    Nepal: global educators’ community in solidarity after earthquake
  5. Equity and inclusion 7 November 2013

    Nepal: Union rights and gender issues highlighted at educators’ workshop

    EI and its national affiliates, the Nepal National Teachers' Association (NNTA), the Nepal Teachers' Association (NTA), and the Sansthagat Vidyalaya Schickshak Union Nepal (ISTU), co-organised a joint workshop on trade union rights and gender issues in trade unions, education and society in Kathmandu, Nepal, from 22-24 October. Discussions were held...

    Nepal: Union rights and gender issues highlighted at educators’ workshop
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 November 2012

    Nepal: education unions’ workshop increases trade unions capacities

    Social justice and gender equity were just two issues addressed at the EI workshop, “Reviving union cooperation to strength teachers’ voice”, for its Nepalese member organisations from 10-12 October.

    Nepal: education unions’ workshop increases trade unions capacities
  7. Standards and working conditions 19 September 2011

    Nepal: Teachers sign Kathmandu Declaration for union rights

    Delegates at the Nepal National Teachers' Association (NNTA) have approved a formal declaration that will enable the EI-affiliated union to comprehensively advocate for teachers’ rights and freedoms, as well as to achieve quality education.

    Nepal: Teachers sign Kathmandu Declaration for union rights
  8. Standards and working conditions 22 April 2009

    EI General Secretary at the congress of Nepalese teachers: "Investment in Quality Public Education For All is the Key to Recovery"

    "We must go on the offensive. In every country, in every region and globally. We must turn crisis into opportunity. For we have a powerful case to make, and to show that investment in quality public education for all is the key to recovery, the key to eradicate poverty, and...

    EI General Secretary at the congress of Nepalese teachers: "Investment in Quality Public Education For All is the Key to Recovery"
  9. Trade union rights are human rights 23 September 2008

    EFAIDS Programme launched in Nepal

    The recent political change in Nepal coincided with the incorporation of the Nepalese teacher unions into the EI EFAIDS Programme. Working in partnership, the Nepal National Teachers’ Association (NNTA) and the Nepal Teachers’ Association (NTA) plan to carry out joint activities and training under the Nepal EI EFAIDS Programme.

    EFAIDS Programme launched in Nepal
  10. Trade union rights are human rights 23 September 2008

    Interview with General Secretaries of Nepalese unions

    Birendra P. Shrestha, General Secretary of Nepal Teachers' Association (NTA) and Baburam Adhikari, General Secretary of Nepal National Teachers' Association (NNTA) attended the inaugural EI EFAIDS workshop in Nepal that took place from 25th until 28th June 2008.

    Interview with General Secretaries of Nepalese unions
  11. Trade union rights are human rights 10 September 2008

    Nepal: Historic elections bring new era of hope

    A bloody decade of civil war in which more than 130,000 Nepalese people were killed came to an end earlier this year. National elections took place on April 10 in a peaceful atmosphere, despite serious violence and human rights violations during the campaign.

    Nepal: Historic elections bring new era of hope
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 21 January 2008

    Nepal: two new unions join EFAIDS Programme

    Education International would like to welcome two new unions to the EFAIDS Programme. As of this month, the NNTA (Nepal National Teachers’ Association) and NTA (Nepal Teachers’ Association) will be joining forces to work on EFAIDS. Both unions take the view that this cooperation will serve to greatly further their...

    Nepal: two new unions join EFAIDS Programme
  13. Standards and working conditions 13 September 2007

    Nepal: Teachers’ Unions demand reform

    Back in May, the Teachers' Union of Nepal (TUN) along with the Nepal National Teachers’ Association (NNTA) and the Nepal Teachers’ Association (NTA) demonstrated in front of the Ministry of Education and Sports on the recruitment and dismissal procedures prevailing in the country. They were joined by the EI Asia...

    Nepal: Teachers’ Unions demand reform
  14. Union growth 21 April 2006

    EI letter to the ILO concerning Nepal

    EI sent a letter to the ILO Labour Standards Deputy Director voicing its concern about the violation of human rights by the Nepalese government. In the letter, EI informed the Deputy Director that 20 teacher and union leaders were detained during a crackdown of a general strike on 6 Apr.

    EI letter to the ILO concerning Nepal
  15. Union growth 21 April 2006

    Nepal: EI supports its affiliates during crackdown

    EI is very concerned about the rising instability in Nepal, where citizens are the victims of repression against Maoist opponents and supporters of democracy. Since 6 Apr, Nepalese citizens have been rallying peacefully everywhere in the country to call for the return to democratic governance, but the excessive use of...

    Nepal: EI supports its affiliates during crackdown
  16. Trade union rights are human rights 17 February 2006

    Nepal: All teachers' union leaders have been released but situation remains volatile

    EI has received information from its members in Nepal that all teachers' union leaders have been released from detention - the last one being released on Feb 16. EI affiliates in Nepal - NTA, NNTA and TUN - thank all EI member organisations for their support. It is obvious that...

    Nepal: All teachers' union leaders have been released but situation remains volatile
  17. Union growth 15 February 2006

    EI monitors the situation in Nepal

    EI and other trade union bodies are monitoring the situation in Nepal closely, as hundreds of pro-democracy activists are still detained across the country.

    EI monitors the situation in Nepal
  18. Union growth 7 February 2006

    Nepal: EI protests against the arrest of teacher trade unionists

    EI sent a message to the King of Nepal, strongly protesting against the massive arrests of human rights activists, including teachers belonging to its affiliated teacher unions in the country.

    Nepal: EI protests against the arrest of teacher trade unionists