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.

Pelé beyond football

Pelé beyond football Pele’s example has inspired millions of young people to join the ‘beautiful game’ and contribute to building a peaceful and prosperous world fit for all our children. 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 More...

Winner of the 2018 Harris Wofford Global Citizen Award is Kul Chandra Gautam of Nepal.

National Peace Corps Association is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 Harris Wofford Global Citizen Award is Kul Chandra Gautam of Nepal. The Harris Wofford Global Citizen Award honors an outstanding global leader who grew up in a country where Peace Corps Volunteers served, whose life was influenced by Peace Corps, and whose career More...

Himalayan Connectivity for Prosperity

Himalayan Connectivity for Prosperity Opening remarks by Kul Chandra Gautam∙ Himalayan Consensus Summit Kathmandu, 24 March 2018 Quality education and connectivity are the key to our personal success and national development. Many of us grew up in the Himalayan region when illiteracy was high and connectivity was minimal. There were no schools, no roads, no More...

Musings of a maverick minister

The most high-profile action Lalbabu Pandit led as a Minister was his crusade against government officials requiring them to either give up their permanent resident status or quit. When he was the Minister of General Administration, Lalbabu Pandit made headlines with his outspoken crusade against government officials who held dual nationality or permanent residency in other More...