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South Asia Peace Initiative

In various nations of South Asia, UPF is promoting peace and cooperation through leadership consultations and grassroots activities. Bringing youth from diverse backgrounds together to build bridges of understanding respect and serve a local community are the focus of programs in Afghanistan, Nepal, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. In Nepal, programs focus on reconciling political divisions, addressing conflicts, and cultivating the spirit of one family under God. In India, leadership consultations promote interreligious cooperation and encourage good governance. In Bangladesh, promoting interreligious dialogue and strengthening marriage and family are ongoing programs. Scroll down for reports.

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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Dhaka, Bangladesh—Building on the South Asia Peace Initiative, UPF organized a seminar on public-minded leadership on August 12. 

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

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

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Kathmandu, Nepal - A ceremony marking the eighth anniversary of Nepal’s Peace Process and the establishment UPF in Nepal took place in Kathmandu on Nov. 13, 2013.

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Kathmandu, Nepal - Nepal’s last elected Prime Minister, Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, called for a new model of government at the South Asia Peace Initiative conference on Aug. 7, 2013, in Kathmandu.

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Kathmandu, Nepal - The 13th South Asia Peace Initiative conference ,held in Kathmandu on April 14, addressed the theme, “Achieving Meaningful Democracy in South Asia: Challenges and Prospects.”

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New Delhi, India - UN representatives, journalists, government officials, student leaders, and NGO envoys, numbering nearly 50, attended a half-day program at the prestigious Civil Services Officers’ Institute in New Delihi on January 24. The theme was “India’s Perspective on Nepal’s Peace Process.”

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Kathmandu, Nepal - Celebrating the seventh anniversary of Nepal's peace process, UPF-Nepal held rallies in Kathmandu and seven other cities on November 22. In 2005, Rev. and Mrs. Sun Myung Moon arrived in Kathmandu to found UPF, and the Maoist insurgents and the government's Seven Party Alliance signed a 12-point Memorandum of Understanding, beginning Nepal's peace process.

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Kathmandu, Nepal — "Building peace is not a spectator sport," the Vice-President of Nepal explained at the opening of a two-day International Leadership Conference in Kathmandu Sept. 1, 2012.

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