Religious Youth Service Bridges Faiths and Ethnic Backgrounds in Nepal

October 17, 2007

Bungamati, Lalitpur, Nepal - A Religious Youth Service Project was held Oct. 9-17, 2007 in the ancient village of Bungamati, Lalitpur, Nepal. Forty local and international participants from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, England, and Jordan, representing different faiths, cultures, and ethnic backgrounds, participated in the project.


The Universal Times Launched

February 1, 2007

The Universal Peace Federation of Nepal launched The Universal Times, a fortnightly, bi-lingual (English and Nepalese) newspaper. The purpose of the paper, according to the editor, Mr. Bindu Raj Adhikari, is to tap into the indigenous expertise of the Nepalese people and support the peace process.


Peace Rallies Expand throughout Nepal

December 24, 2006

More than 900 gatherings took place throughout Nepal in late 2006 to deliver the UPF peace message. In 20 of these events, guest speakers were two distinguished Korean Ambassadors for Peace, Prof. Lee Chang Sup and Dr. Cho Kyung Chong.


Call for Nepalis to Put National Interests above Politics

October 15, 2006

Members of the Universal Peace Federation took to the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal on October 15 to bring a new spirit to the stalled talks. Placards reading “Forgive, Love, Unite,” called on all parties to put the interest of the nation above political self-interests.


Peace Rallies Held in Nepal

September 22, 2006

Nepal - Twelve venues throughout Nepal were arranged for Mrs. Hak Ja Han Moon and her family to deliver the UPF peace message on September 22.


Peace Education Offers Hope in Nepal

May 2, 2006

Special Interview with Dr. Robert Kittel, Director of Peace Education, Universal Peace Federation and adviser for the South Asia Region of UPF.


Peace Tour Inaugurates UPF in Nepal

November 22, 2005

Dr. Sun Myung Moon inaugurated the Universal Peace Federation in Nepal by delivering a peace message to an assembly of 4,500 people at the Birendra International Convention Centre on November 22.


Kathmandu Forum Recommends Non-Violent Options in South Asian Conflicts

November 12, 2005

Recommendations resulting from a peace conference in Kathmandu, Nepal, Nov. 12, 2005 that brought together delegates from Nepal, India, USA, UK, Japan, Korea, Philippines and Thailand.


Values Education Counters Maoist Insurgency in Nepal

November 13, 2003

Dr. Christopher Kim and Dr. Robert Kittel visited Nepal Nov. 10-13, 2003 and met with the Inspector General of the Armed Police Force along with several top generals.


Loving Kindness: An Instrument for Peace

April 9, 2003

Banepa, NepalRYS lights 10,000 earthen lamps as an interfaith prayer for peace at a Sakya Buddhist Center.