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.

Impeachment and impunity in Nepal

Impeachment of CIAA chief would be an important symbolic step, but it must not be used to hide or side-step widespread systemic impunity in Nepal’s body politic Nepal has seen many revolutions, agitations, armed insurgencies and peaceful people’s movements in the recent decades. These have led to changes in political systems; generally brought about greater freedom; More...

अद्भुत अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय नागरिकः कुलचन्द्र गौतम

जनताका ‘पब्लिक इन्टेलेक्चुअल’ महाभूकम्पले थलिएको मुलुकका लाखौं जनता अहिले पनि अस्थायी शिविरमा कष्टकर जीवन बिताउन बाध्य छन् । मधेश आन्दोलन र अमानवीय भारतीय नाकाबन्दीको दुःखबाट तंग्रिन थाले पनि देश लगातार सरकार परिवर्तन, कुशासन र भ्रष्टाचारको रोगबाट ग्रस्त छ । ‘संविधान बनेर पनि देशमा केही नहुने भो’ भन्ने निराशाका कारण जनतामा अवसाद बढ्दो छ । यस्तै More...

Appointment of new IAP members

The Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General is pleased to announce the addition of two new members, Mr. Kul Gautam and Ms. Brenda Killen, to the Every Woman Every Child Independent Accountability Panel (IAP). Dr Carmen Barroso and Mr. Kul Gautam have been appointed Co-Chairs to steer the Panel’s future work.  Ms Brenda Killen More...

Vision 2030

The generation that will lead Nepal in 2030 will be driven by pragmatism rather than ideologies of the bygone era that consumed their parents With a new Constitution that embraces inclusive, pluralistic democracy, and a mixed market economy with egalitarian and socialistic aspirations, Nepal seems ready to embark on a path of rapid economic development. More...