Save the Children’s Legacy

Remarks by Kul Chandra Gautam at Asia Regional Meeting of Save the Children Kathmandu, 14 June 2016. I feel honoured and humbled to be asked to make some opening remarks at this important gathering of Save the Children’s leadership team in the Asia region. I am not sure that I have the depth of knowledge More...

Ending HIV/AIDS by 2030 Lessons from UNICEF Experience in Promoting Child Survival

Remarks by Kul Chandra Gautam· at UNAIDS Regional Management Meeting Bangkok, 27 October 2014 It is a tremendous honour to follow the brilliant presentation by Professor Praphan Phanuphak, and to precede my good friend and the dynamic head of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibe. I have been a bit out of touch with latest developments in HIV/AIDS More...

Fostering Closer World Bank – UN partnership in human development

Remarks by Kul Chandra Gautam at World Bank Staff Brown Bag Lunch Kathmandu, 20 August 2014 It is a real pleasure to join you all – development professionals of the World Bank – a great institution that celebrated 50 years of very productive partnership with Nepal a few years ago. I was delighted to see 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...

Ensuring United Nations Trusteeship of the Global Commons

Keynote Remarks by Kul Chandra Gautam International Conference on Education for the Common Heritage Oporto, Portugal, 1 November 2013 I warmly commend the Serralves Foundation on its 25th anniversary. The world would be a much better place, if we could do globally what the Serralves Foundation has done locally here in Portugal to promote environmental More...

Improving Nutrition and Food Security Through Agriculture Policy

by Kul Chandra Gautam Conference on Agricultural Transformation in Asia: Policy Options for Food and Nutrition Security Siem Reap, Cambodia 26 September 2013 I am grateful to the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI), and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for this opportunity to share some perspectives More...

Achieving Education for All: The Path Forward

Remarks by Kul Chandra Gautam at RESULTS International Conference, Washington, DC, 21 July 2013 I am delighted to join my former boss at UNICEF, Carol Bellamy, who is leading a great world-wide effort to promote education for all as the Chair of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). During our time together at UNICEF, Carol More...

Not by Food Alone: Ensuring Nutritional Security through Agricultural Research, Education and Extension

by Kul Chandra Gautam at Special Session of XI Agricultural Sciences Congress, Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, 8 February 2013 We all know the old saying that “Man does not live by bread alone”. Perhaps in keeping with the times, and what we have heard at this Congress, today we would More...