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.

Mandela’s lessons for Nepal

As the world mourns Nelson Mandela’s passing, many lessons are being drawn from the life and example of this iconic leader—perhaps the most revered world statesman of our times. Here are some lessons for Nepal, based partly on my personal encounters with him. Like many others, I had long admired Mandela as the great anti-apartheid More...

Nutrition in the post-2015 Development Agenda

Remarks by Kul Chandra Gautam, University of Ottawa, RESULTS Canada National Conference, Ottawa, 2 December 2013 It is an honour to be at this historic University of Ottawa, a great centre of learning, that I understand hosts the largest school of development studies in Canada. I thank RESULTS Canada and the Micronutrient Initiative for co-organizing More...

Ending Child Poverty: Key to Sustainable Development

Keynote Address by Kul Chandra Gautam RESULTS Canada National Conference, Ottawa, 30 November 2013 This evening, I have been asked to speak about ending child poverty as key to sustainable development – and Canada’s role in that context. Let me start by reminding all of us that we were all children once. And today we More...

Quality Basic Education for All

Remarks by Kul Chandra Gautam at a Panel on The Future for the World’s Children RESULTS Canada National Conference Ottawa, 30 November 2013 It is such a joy to be part of this cheerful panel on the “Future of the World’s Children”, a subject that has always been close to my heart, and indeed, the More...