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Embassy of Finland, Kathmandu

EMBASSY OF FINLAND, Kathmandu

Bishalnagar, G.P.O. Box 2126
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel. +977-1-4417 221, 4416 636
E-mail sanomat.kat@formin.fi
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Finnish Ambassador visit to Gorkha district to monitor WASH reconstruction program

Ambassador Anttinen, UNICEF representative and the Rural Municipality Chair handing over the Certificate to the Chair (woman) of Water Sanitation User group of Bhumethan Water SchemeGorkha is the most hard hit area during the 2015 earthquake, the epicenter (Barpak) falls on the Northern part of the district. With a lot of infrastructure damage, nearly 9000 death cases came forward. Humanitarian aid and International agencies generously approached for building back process. After the Post Disaster Needs Assessment report, Finland also pledged € 2 million during the International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction. The support was channeled through UNICEF Nepal in 2016. More...

From good to “goodest”: Finland tops the Good Country Index

Good country indexFinland is number one in the newest Good Country Index, which seeks to measure “what each country on earth contributes to the good of humanity.” We talk to the index’s creator, Simon Anholt, about what it means to be “goodest.” More...

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