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.

Child Survival remarks at US Congress

Ending Preventable Child & Maternal Deaths: American Bi-partisan Support for Child Survival and Development by Kul Chandra Gautam Washington, DC, 21 June 2017 Thank you for the opportunity to share a snapshot of the glorious history of bipartisan leadership that has been exercised in these great halls of the US Congress to save the lives More...

A Window on Madesh – Pahad Relations

Birgunj: Mero Saharko Katha, by Girish Giri Book review by Kul Chandra Gautam May 20, 2017- Girish Giri’s Birgunj is a balanced, first-hand perspective by someone of a Pahadi stock but with deep roots in Madhes For those of us baffled by the dynamics of Madhes-Pahad relations in Nepal in recent decades, journalist Girish Giri’s More...

Responding to US Budget Cuts for United Nations

KATHMANDU, Nepal, Mar 20 2017 (IPS) - It is in UN’s long-term interest to gradually reduce its dependence on US funding and undue influence, as proposed by former Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme Kul Chandra Gautam US President Donald Trump’s first budget proposing a 28 percent cut in foreign aid, including drastic reduction in US funding More...

US Peace Corps Nepal Anniversary Remarks

US Peace Corps in Nepal – 55th anniversary remarks Madam Ambassador, members of the Peace Corps, and dear friends, Thank you, Madam Ambassador, and Director of the Peace Corps, for inviting a commoner like me who has no official title or function in Nepal to make some remarks at this special 55th anniversary to celebrate More...