The NGO Federation of Nepal/GCAP Nepal, the secretariat of the Nepal SDGs Forum, submitted their civil society perspectives and recommendations for the 2020 Voluntary National Review (VNR) on the progress towards the SDGs to the National Planning Commission (NPC) on 10 June 2020. Read the press release here.

The complete recommendations address a number of challenges to meeting the SDGs. It calls upon the government to take steps including enabling a collaborative environment for working with civil society on the SDGs, and undertaking a Covid-19 impact and needs assessment so as to revise the SDGs roadmap in light of the impacts of the pandemic. The full report can be found here.