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A high delegation of UN executive board members visited Ward Citizen Forum at Ghorahi Sub Metropolitan

Submitted on: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:50
UNDP Country Director Renaud Meyer interacts with LGCDP staff

A high delegation of UN executive board members lead by UNDP Country Director Renaud Meyer visited Ward Citizen Forum of ward no.6, Saudiyar VDC in Ghorahi Sub Metropolitan on 18th April 2017.

WCF chairperson Sushila Chaudhari briefed the delegates on WCF achievements. She informed, “Most of WCF’s recommended projects were included in the local level planning process”. She also informed of WCF’s leading role in declaring Saudiyar VDC as Open Defecation Free VDC, campaigned successfully to make the VDC fully immunized and had no reported cases of domestic violence in the past year. She added that projects wanting to work in the VDC now contacted WCF first to conduct their activities. Social Mobilizer Bimal Yogi presented the overall status of that ward.

Similarly, the team was also appraised on Child Friendly Local Governance (CFLG) activities. The VDC was declared Child Friendly VDC two months ago. Children club played crucial role in achieving VDC’s CFLG indicators.

The project team also held a meeting with Chief District Officer where they were updated on disaster preparedness activities following day. UNDP country director Renaud Meyer also met with project staffs of LGCDP, MEDEP, NCCSP and UNDP field staffs separately