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South Asia Peace Initiative

Forum Addresses Barriers to Unity in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal - The Universal Peace Federation-Nepal, Youth Federation for World Peace, and partner organization Navajagriti-Nepal jointly organized a one-day program with the theme "Participation of Youth for Peace and Human Development" on January 20.

The Vice-President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Rt. Hon. Paramananda Jha, presided over the program as the Chief Guest. On the occasion, YFWP and UPF jointly honored International Advisors of UPF-Nepal, Mr. Choi Ki Tae of Korea, Mr. John J. Nicholls of England and Mrs. Ginger L. Nicholls of America with a Peacemaker Award–2008 for their long-term contributions to peace, education, and social services in Nepal. After receiving the award from the Vice-President of Nepal, Mr. Choi Ki Tae shared that he feels like he is a real Nepali citizen and is more inspired to serve and work in Nepal for her development and peace process.


The Rt. Hon. Vice-President, in his special remarks, emphasized the necessity of cooperation, sincerity, and commitment to coexistence to build a peaceful nation and the world. He pointed out that we are still divided due to religions, races, and ethnicities, and remarked that this is a barrier to the peaceful unity of our society and the nation. Nevertheless, he concluded that we should honor and pay equal respect to all religions and ethnicities. The Vice President of Nepal thanked UPF-Nepal for its contributions to the social, educational, and peace sectors in Nepal.

On the occasion, more than two dozen persons from different sectors of life and professions who contribute to peace were awarded certificates as "Youth Ambassador for Peace."

The program was chaired by UPF-Nepal Chairman and member of the Constitutional Assembly of Nepal Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal.

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