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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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Nepal

February 5, 2015

Nepal HarmonyWeek 2015 02 05Lalitpur, Nepal - NIMS College in Lalitpur hosted a World Interfaith Harmony Week program on Feb. 5, 2015. About 70 people attended the event.

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Overview of UPF-Nepal Activities in 2014

December 31, 2014

Photo retrospective of events organized by UPF-Nepal during 2014.

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Asian Conferences Inspire Educators

December 17, 2014

Thailand-EducatorConference-2014-12-17Bangkok, Thailand - UPF held two conferences for high school and college directors in Bangkok, Thailand, in late December.

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Education's Value Discussed in Nepal

November 30, 2014

Nepal-Educators-2014-NovKathmandu, Nepal - The significance of education to society was the theme of three programs held for Nepal’s school principals in November 2014.

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Sustainable Peace Is Key to Nepal's Progress

November 8, 2014

Kathmandu, Nepal - A South Asia Peace Initiative conference on Nov. 8, 2014, was attended by UPF leaders in Asian countries such as Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Myanmar, Malaysia and India.

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Parliamentarians Peace Council Inaugurated in Nepal

November 6, 2014

Kathmandu, Nepal - A parliamentarians Peace Council was launched in Nepal Nov. 6, 2014 with 47 incumbent members of parliament.

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UPF Offers Seminar at Nepali Police Headquarters

November 4, 2014

Chitwan, Nepal - UPF leaders taught principles of peacebuilding at Nepal's Armed Police Force Headquarters on Nov. 4, 2014.

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International Day of Peace Celebrated in Nepal

September 21, 2014

Kathmandu, Nepal - The UN International Day of Peace 2014 was celebrated by UPF-Nepal with programs held in Kathmandu, Nepaljung, Pokhara, Chitwan, Dhangadhi and Biratnagar.

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UPF Supports Nepal–Korea Business and Cultural Relations

May 17, 2014

Seoul, Korea - UPF helped facilitate a three-day meeting to develop business and cultural relations between Korea and Nepal May 15-17, 2014, in honor of 40 years of diplomatic relations between the two nations.

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Free Medical Clinic Held in Nepal

March 9, 2014

Kathmandu, Nepal — Four doctors and seven nurses conducted a free medical clinic March 7-9, 2014 in Banepa, on the outskirts of the capital of Nepal.

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International Women's Day Observed in Kathmandu

March 9, 2014

Kathmandu, Nepal - Three leaders of the Women's Federation for World Peace-Nepal served a meal to elderly residents at a nursing home in Kathmandu on International Women's Day, March 8, 2014.

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Religious Youth Service Project in Pokhara, Nepal

November 30, 2013

Pokhara, Nepal - A Religious Youth Service project in Pokhara Nov. 24-30, 2013, included community-based volunteer work, educational presentations, interfaith and community visits, interactive programs and cross-cultural learning experiences.

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C.S. Yong: 8th Anniversary of Nepal's Peace Process

November 13, 2013

On the same day they came to Nepal to inaugurate UPF, Nepal’s peace process began. The 12-point Memorandum of Understanding was signed in New Delhi between the Maoists and the Seven Party Alliance. The beginning of ending the decade-long war that left as many as 15,000 Nepalese people dead was on the same day as UPF’s inauguration in Nepal: Nov. 22, 2005. We are here in memory of that event eight years ago.

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