Kul Chandra Gautam Kul Chandra Gautam is a distinguished international civil servant, public policy expert and peace advocate.

He served as Assistant Secretary General of the UN and Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF. He was Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Nepal on International Affairs and the Peace Process. He is a seasoned diplomat and civic leader and serves on the Boards of a number of international and national foundations and charitable organizations as chairman, member or advisor.

This website contains a comprehensive selection of Mr. Gautam's articles, interviews, speeches, photos and videos.

Role of Women and Children in Peace-building

I come from Nepal, a country that recently suffered a catastrophic earthquake. The outpouring of sympathy, support and solidarity for the victims of this natural disaster from the people of Japan, and the rest of the world, has been heart-warming. This morning, I was very happy to hear Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida’s announcement that support More...

Building back Better Nepal after the Earthquake

It is always a great pleasure for me to meet and speak with friends and colleagues at the Japan Committee for UNICEF. My admiration for the good work of JCU goes back several decades. I recall fondly many occasions when I attended JCU meetings with your former leader and my good friend Togo-san, the current More...

Canada – Nepal Relations in Global Perspective

Remarks by Kul Chandra Gautam· at Nepal-Canada Friendship and Cultural Association Program to Celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Nepal-Canada Diplomatic Ties Kathmandu, 18 January 2015 I thank the Nepal-Canada Friendship and Cultural Association for inviting me to say a few words about “Nepal-Canada relationship in global perspective” on this happy occasion as we celebrate the More...

Kailash, Malala and Nepal

This year’s two Nobel Peace Prize winners have already benefitted thousands of Nepali children and will inspire them Kul Chandra Gautam The barbaric attack and killing of innocent school children in Peshawar this week is a poignant reminder of the relevance of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai More...