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.

Basic Education in Nepal and the World – Challenges and Prospects

Inaugural Address at the Educational Interaction Series by Rato Bangala Foundation Kathmandu, 3 July 2014 It is a real honour to be invited to address this inaugural session of the Educational Interaction Series sponsored by the Rato Bangala Foundation. I commend the Foundation for its continuing efforts to help improve the quality of basic education More...

Gautam named among global leaders for education

KATHMANDU, JUN 02 – Former Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations Kul Chandra Gautam has been named as one of the global leaders for education by Global Partnership for Education (GPE), a multilateral agency devoted to quality education in the world’s poorest countries. Gautam, who also worked as deputy executive director of Unicef and was More...

Kul Gautam appointed Global Leader in Education‏

Kul Chandra Gautam is among a select group of prominent ” Global Leaders in Education” helping the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). GPE relies on powerful advocates who are committed to raise the profile of education in the global development agenda. Thanks to their action and the efforts of all partners, developing countries are able More...

Governance with a Human Face: Iceland and the Spirit of Humanity

From 10 to 12 April 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland hosted a fascinating international conference called the Second Forum of the ‘Spirit of Humanity’ with the unusual theme of “Power of Love and Compassion in Governance”. Attended by some 250 participants from 40 countries, the Forum brought together philosophers and philanthropists, spiritual leaders and environmental activists, advocates More...