Kul Chandra Gautam was born in a rural village with no electricity or running water, no doctors and schools. The nearest town with a market was a five-day walk away.....
Born into poverty in Nepal, Kul Chandra Gautam capitalized on a little luck and a lot of grit to get an education. He has spent his adult life paying it forward. The village of Amarpur in the Gulmi region of Nepal hugs the side of a steep green mountain like a toddler clinging to his …
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World to Rights A blog on international development, human rights, leadership, charity and generally making the world a better place MENU Wisdom, history and a remarkable life September 9, 2018 David Bull This blog site was never intended as a place for book reviews. However, on this occasion a book
Global Citizen from Gulmi: My Journey from the Hills of Nepal to the Halls of the United Nations” Posted on 9/5/2018 by Kul Chandra Gautam (nepa-laya, Kathmandu, 2018) Book review by Valerie Julliand, UN Resident Coordinator in Nepal Kul Chandra Gautam’s extraordinary memoir resonates on so many
A Journey From a Nepali Village to the Upper Ranks of UNICEF Sir Arthur Richard Jolly Sir Arthur Richard Jolly, an eminent development economist, is Honorary Professor and former Director of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, UK. BRIGHTON, UK, Aug 28 2018 (IPS) – Kul
Kul Chandra Gautam, a native of Nepal who rose from humble beginnings to become Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, has received the highest honor bestowed to a global leader by National Peace Corps… SOURCE National Peace Corps Association Born in a small village without running
Aug 14, 2018-Last week, former United Nations Assistant Secretary General Kul Chandra Gautam released his memoir Global Citizen From Gulmi, in which the former diplomat recounts his journey from the hills of Nepal to the halls of United Nations. Here is a story of a Nepali who walked for 12 days
Kul Gautam, Chair of RESULTS.org Board presents RESULTS Award to US Rep Dave Reichert (R-WA) for his support for bipartisan anti-poverty legislation in the US Congress July 2018.
Kul Chandra Gautam’s life is an inspirational story of how a school boy in one of the poorest and remotest districts in Nepal went on to become the seniormost Nepali in the United Nations. He achieved this by a lot of hard work, extraordinary perseverance, and never losing sight of his duty to hel
Aug 9, 2018–UNICEF Nepal welcomes the decision by Kul Chandra Gautam, former Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF and former Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, to donate the proceeds from the sale of his new book, Global Citizen from Gulmi, to support an innovative girls’ educatio
June 24, 2018-As billions of people around the world—including millions of Nepalis—are glued to their televisions watching the 2018 World Cup, I wish to reminisce about the humanitarian dimension of a great football star who is currently not in the pitch. Pelé. Everybody knows Pelé as probably
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Gautam’s memoir hits shelves Aug 8, 2018-Kul Chandra Gautam’s second book, Global Citizen from Gulmi—My Journey from the Hills of Nepal to the Halls of the United Nations, was launched amid a function held in the Capital on Tuesday. The book, a memoir, chronicles Gautam’s journey from his ho