Youth Leaders Participate in RYS Project in Nepal

March 23, 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal—Young people from nine nations renovated areas of school in a project of the Religious Youth Service.  

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UPF-Nepal Chair Appointed As Peace and Reconstruction Minister of Nepal

December 24, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—Hon. Ek. Nath Dhakal, chair of UPF-Nepal and South Asia, has been appointed as the Peace and Reconstruction Minister of Nepal, by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

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Sunhak Peace Prize Chairman Visits Nepal

November 26, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—From November 24 to 26, 2015, UPF-Nepal hosted a delegation from the Sunhak Peace Prize Committee. 

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India Urged to Recognize Nepal’s Constitution

October 7, 2015

New Delhi, India—UPF’s South Asia Peace Initiative organized a meeting on October 4 to express concern over and propose solutions to the deterioration of bilateral relations between India and Nepal.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Nepal

September 21, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—UPF-Nepal celebrated the 10th anniversary of UPF and the International Day of Peace 2015 by providing relief support to young victims of the April 25 earthquake and organizing educational programs.  

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Nepal Adopts New Constitution

September 16, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—On September 20, Nepal formally adopted a new constitution, making it a secular, multiparty democracy.

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1,500 Attend Peace Blessing as Nepalese Lawmakers Redraw State Lines

August 8, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—An overflow crowd of 1,500 people attended a marriage rededication and peace Blessing ceremony co-organized by UPF-Nepal. 

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UPF-Nepal Develops Character Education Curriculum

August 6, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—UPF-Nepal held a meeting to begin drafting a character education curriculum it has been asked to create by the Minister of Education of Nepal. 

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UPF-Nepal Vice Chair in Op-Ed: Family Values Vital in Rebuilding Nepal

July 29, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—Mr. Santosh Paudel, vice chairman of UPF-Nepal, had an opinion-page article published in a major daily newspaper in Nepal on July 29. 

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UPF-Nepal Vice Chair Featured on Editorial Page

July 8, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—Mr. Santosh Paudel, vice chairman of UPF-Nepal, was featured on an editorial page of a major daily newspaper in Nepal on July 8.

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UPF-Paraguay Welcomes New Ambassadors for Peace

July 7, 2015

Asunción, Paraguay—Approximately 300 educators, nonprofit leaders and professionals attended an event where new Ambassadors for Peace were appointed.

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Nepali Media Supports UPF’s Vision of Social Transformation

July 6, 2015

Nagarkot, Nepal—At the first Media Leaders Seminar in Nepal, journalists offer their support for UPF-Nepal’s vision of social transformation.

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Religious Youth Service Project Helps Rebuild Nepal

June 16, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—More than 30 young people from around the world participated in a Religious Youth Service project in Nepal in June.

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Earthquakes, Suffering and God

May 3, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal - After the earthquake of April 25, 2015, many people asked, “Where was God? So many people died and suffered; why didn’t God stop the earthquake?”

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Aid Reaches People Affected by Nepal Earthquake

May 1, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal - Distribution of tents and rice to people suffering from the April 25 earthquake that struck Nepal began on May 1.

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UPF-Nepal Appeals for Aid after Earthquake

April 27, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal - "Let us unite in heart and service during this national crisis," stated Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal, chair of UPF-Nepal, after the earthquake that killed thousands of people.

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Appeal for Aid in Nepal

April 27, 2015

At this time when the Nepalese people are facing a disaster of monumental proportions, our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families. The destructive nature of the earthquake leaves us speechless and deeply saddened.

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UPF-Nepal Launches Associations for Professors, Teachers

March 25, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—More than 500 guests attended the inauguration of two significant peacebuilding organizations in Nepal at a special celebration organized by UPF-Nepal on March 25, 2015.

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70,000 in Nepal Affirm Marriage and Family

February 21, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal — Approximately 70,000 citizens of Nepal gathered to affirm marriage and family on February 21, 2015, as they filled the National Stadium to pledge to uphold premarital purity and marital fidelity.

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Nepal Backs UPF’s Call for UN Interreligious Council

February 21, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal — The Prime Minister of Nepal, H.E. Sushil Koirala, said that his government would support the call of the late Dr. Sun Myung Moon, the founder of UPF, for an interreligious council at the United Nations.

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