Quenching Pilgrims' Thirst in Kathmandu

May 10, 2011

Kathmandu, Nepal – Thirsty pilgrims and visitors at the Swayambhu Stupa in Kathmandu quenched their thirst on the occasion of Buddha’s 2555th birthday at a Juice Distribution Program on May 10, 2011.


Building Consensus in the Nepal Peace Process

April 29, 2011

Participants from seven of Nepal's political parties attended a South Asia Peace Initiative conference on “Promoting Human Security Through Transformational Leadership: Common Challenges of South Asia” in Kathmandu on April 28, 2011.


Forum in Nepal on Transformational Leadership

April 28, 2011

Kathmandu, Nepal - In a cordial atmosphere of honest dialogue the 10th South Asia Peace Initiative (SAPI) brought together political leaders from seven parties to discuss issues of common concern focusing on human security and leadership transformation.


Africa Film Festival Announced in Nepal

April 20, 2011

Kathmandu, Nepal - The College of Journalism and Mass Communication, in collaboration with its African partners, is organizing for the first time ever in Nepal an African Film Festival May 23-25 at the Russian Cultural Center. Fifteen films will showcase the different African culture and traditions.


Women's Day: Helping Nepali Women and Orphans

March 8, 2011

Kathmandu, Nepal – In support of the United Nations' International Women‘s Day 2011 members of the Women‘s Federation for World Peace-Nepal visited a home for elderly women and orphans in Kathmandu on March 8. The program at the homeless women‘s home fit the UN theme "Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women" in a very novel way.


Little Angels in Nepal: Mesmerizing and Magical

February 26, 2011

Kathmandu, Nepal - Thirty-three Little Angels from the Land of the Morning Calm danced and sang their way into the hearts of the Nepalese people February 21-26.


Interfaith Harmony Week Gathering in Kathmandu

February 5, 2011

Kathmandu, Nepal - UPF-Nepal organized a World Interfaith Harmony Week event at the Peace Embassy in Kathmandu on February 5. Leaders of seven religious traditions offered their perspectives on interfaith harmony.


J. Shrestha: Address to the International Leadership Conference

February 4, 2011

I believe that there is a necessity for a model partnership between governments and faith-based NGOs which can be an essential component of any new model of global governance. It is important that in building our civilizations, we enhance interfaith cooperation among governments, civil society, and the United Nations system.


Reviewing the 5-Year Peace Process in Nepal

November 22, 2010

Kathmandu, Nepal - UPF-Nepal hosted a conference on the fifth anniversary of the beginning of the peace process in Nepal.


Nepal Vice President Thanks UPF-Nepal for Korea Trip

October 31, 2010

Kathmandu, Nepal - The Vice President of Nepal, Rt. Hon. Parmanand Jha, said his heart was “deeply touched” during his recent visit to Korea, where he addressed the Interfaith Assembly sponsored by the Universal Peace Federation.


P. Jha: Congratulations to Participants in the World Peace Blessing

October 10, 2010

Next year, 2011, we are celebrating “Nepal Tourism Year.” I would like to invite you all to come to Nepal for your honeymoon.


RYS Youth Improve Monastary in Pokhara, Nepal

October 1, 2010

Pokhara, Nepal - About 30 dynamic youth representing different faiths attended this year’s project at the Tibetan Buddhist monastery of Ven. Kalsang Lama, one of the most revered spiritual leaders in Nepal. Service activities included painting the wall around the peace prayer wheel, and digging out an area for the wall around the monastery.


Tibetan Monastery Hosts Religious Youth Service Project in Nepal

October 1, 2010

Pokhara, Nepal - About 30 dynamic youths representing different faiths attended a Religious Youth Service project in Pokhara September 24 to October 1. Representatives came from the Buddhist, Baha’i, and Jain religions.


Week of Peace in Nepal

September 21, 2010

Kathmandu, Nepal - UPF-Nepal partnered with UNICEF, UNESCO, the Peace Education Network of Nepal, Nepal’s Ministry of Education, and Save the Children in a week of activities called “Peace Week” from September 14 to 21.


UPF Chair Makes a Pilgrimage to Nepal

August 1, 2010

Kathmandu, Nepal - On his first visit to Nepal the International Chairman of UPF, Rev. Hyung Jin Moon, was charmed by its people, culture, religions, and food. He and his wife Yeon Ah spent time with government leaders, Ambassadors for Peace, youth, and families, ending with a visit to the birthplace of Buddha in Lumbini.


Women Promote Good Governance in Nepal

June 23, 2010

Kathmandu, Nepal - “Women need to be involved in every area of society, including those more traditionally dominated by men,” Dr. Mohini Giri, Chairwoman of India’s Guild of Service and founding president of the Women's Federation for World Peace-India, told a June 23 forum in Nepal that included four Members of Parliament. She specifically named the legal profession, politics, and economic enterprises.


Honoring a Legacy of Peace in Kathmandu

June 8, 2010

Kathmandu, Nepal - At the first Legacy of Peace program in South Asia, Prime Minister of Nepal, Rt. Hon. Madhav Kumar Nepal, honored the program as Chief Guest. The Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Sujata Koirala, was the Special Guest of Honor.


Africa Day Commemorated in Nepal

May 25, 2010

Kathmandu, Nepal - UPF-Nepal hosted an Africa Day celebration on May 25 in Kathmandu.


Day of Families Celebrated in Kathmandu

May 16, 2010

Kathmandu, Nepal - UPF-Nepal held a commemoration of the UN International Day of Families on May 15 on the theme, "The impact of migration on families around the world." Prof. Dr. Shreeram Prasad Upadhyaya, Executive Member of the UPF-Nepal Peace Council, read UN Secretary-General’s Message.


Book Release: Two Paths to Peace

April 12, 2010

Kathmandu, Nepal - A new book written by Dr. Robert S. Kittel entitled Two Paths to Peace was presented to the Constitutional Committee of the Constituent Assembly on April 12. The book offers valuable insights, principles, and experiences to the committee members.