Nepal to Host RYS Project in July

June 15, 2017

Kathmandu, Nepal—A Religious Youth Service (RYS) project will be held in Dhulikhel, a town located 18 miles southeast of Kathmandu, from July 11 to 15, 2017.

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Character Education Program in Nepal

April 28, 2017

Kathmandu, Nepal—Youth and Students for Peace, in partnership with UPF and the Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles (CARP), organized a character education program in Nepal. 

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UPF-Nepal Celebrates UPF Founders’ Legacy of Peace

March 21, 2017

Kathmandu, Nepal—Former Nepalese Vice President Parmanand Jha and dignitaries were honored at a program celebrating the UPF founder’s legacy of peace. 

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Nepal

February 6, 2017

Kathmandu, Nepal—UPF-Nepal, in partnership with three Nepalese nonprofit organizations, organized an event to commemorate World Interfaith Harmony Week. 

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Nepal Celebrates Anniversary of UPF Founders’ Visit and Peace Process

November 23, 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal—UPF-Nepal celebrated the eleventh anniversary of the UPF Founders’ visit to and the beginning of the peace process in Nepal. 

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Nepal Holds Peace Blessing

November 19, 2016

Sankhu, Nepal—Over 1,300 people participated in an Interfaith Peace Blessing that took place in the village of Sankhu, located just outside of Kathmandu, on November 19. 

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New Ambassadors for Peace Appointed in Nepal

November 16, 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal—Ten new Ambassadors for Peace were appointed in Nepal in November.

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UPF-Nepal Chair Meets Pakistani Leaders

September 30, 2016

Islamabad, Pakistan—UPF-Nepal Chair Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal, former minister of peace and reconstruction of Nepal, met with government leaders in Pakistan during a visit to the country in September.

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Leaders Discuss Nepal’s Constitution and 'The Way Forward'

September 19, 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal—On the occasion of the first anniversary of Constitution Day in Nepal, UPF organized a program on "Nepal's Constitution 2072: The Way Forward.” 

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International Day of Peace Celebrated in Nepal

September 19, 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal—UPF held events at schools across Nepal to celebrate the International Day of Peace 2016. 

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"Parliamentarians for Peace" Initiative Launched in Asia-Pacific

July 31, 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal—The outgoing prime minister of Nepal and dignitaries from 29 nations attended the UPF International Leadership Conference (ILC).

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International Day of Families Observed in Nepal

May 28, 2016

Jhapa, Nepal—International Day of Families 2016 was celebrated by UPF in seven provinces in Nepal. 

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RYS-Nepal Projects Featured in Media

May 9, 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal—Two Religious Youth Service projects that took place in Nepal were featured in the South Asian newspapers, The Kathmandu Post and The Daily Observer

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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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