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.

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...

Key messages for rebuilding Nepal – from Lost in Transition

The pursuit of a prosperous and equitable society does not follow any fixed formula or linear progress. There are many trials and errors, ups and downs and pragmatic course corrections along the way. In an increasingly globalizing world, there are some tested and proven common economic policies and global norms of democracy, human rights and More...

Key messages for international community – from Lost in Transition

My book: Lost in Transition: Rebuilding Nepal from the Maoist mayhem and mega earthquake, critically dissects the role of the international community during Nepal’s peace process from around 2005 to 2015. In a chapter entitled: “Deception and delusion of the international community” I highlight how many European diplomats, donors and academics as well as senior More...

Diplomat Kul Chandra Gautam appointed Results Chairman

Nepali diplomat and development professional Kul Chandra Gautam has been appointed the new Chairman of The Boards of RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund. Gautam will begin his term in June 2016 as incumbent Chairman Dr. Scott Leckman concludes his service. In June, Gautam will assume leadership from Leckman, who is stepping down as Chair after More...