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The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) is a global network of individuals and organizations dedicated to building a world of peace centered on universal spiritual and moral values.



A peaceful world is a world of peaceful individuals.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Nepal

UPF Supports Nepal–Korea Business and Cultural Relations
By Dr. Robert S. Kittel, Photojournalist, Segye Ilbo  
Saturday, 17 May 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
By Dr. Robert S. Kittel, Director of Peace Education, UPF-Asia  
Sunday, 09 March 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
By Nila Shrestha, Treasurer, Women's Federation for World Peace-Nepal  
Sunday, 09 March 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
By Religious Youth Service - Nepal  
Saturday, 30 November 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
By Dr. Chung Sik Yong, Regional Chair, UPF-Asia  
Wednesday, 13 November 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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Celebrating the 8th Anniversary of UPF-Nepal and the Nepal Peace Process
By Dr. Robert S. Kittel, Director of Education, UPF-Asia, and photojournalist  
Wednesday, 13 November 2013

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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Day of Peace Observed with Meditation and Sports Events in Nepal
By UPF - Nepal  
Saturday, 21 September 2013

Kathmandu, Nepal - The UN International Day of Peace was celebrated by UPF-Nepal sponsoring three programs held in the capital region of Kathmandu on September 21. These programs included a national martial arts tournament supported by Nepal’s National Sports Council, a student interaction and mediation co-sponsored with the Shanti Sewa Ashram, and a “Play Soccer for Peace and Reconciliation” competition that included 24 teams. 

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Prinicples of Peace Seminar in Southwestern Nepal
By Dr. Robert S. Kittel, Director of Education, UPF-Asia, and photojournalist  
Thursday, 29 August 2013

Nepalgunj, Nepal - Approximately 260 participants attended the Opening and Closing Sessions of the third Universal Principles of Peace seminar in Nepal August 25-29. Religious leaders from four faith traditions inaugurated the event by demonstrating their unity at the beginning of the five-day program through watering a plant together.

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Overflow Audience at Principles of Peace Seminar in Southern Nepal
By Dr. Robert S. Kittel, Director of Education, UPF-Asia, and photojournalist  
Monday, 19 August 2013

Biratnagar, Nepal - “The response was unexpected; it was overwhelming,” reported Mr. Prakash Babu Thapa, the President of Nepal’s chapter of the student organization, World–Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles. He was giving details about a second five-day Principles of Peace seminar conducted August 15-19 in southern Nepal where organizers had planned for 220 participants at the Opening Session – but instead 350 guests showed up.

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UN International Youth Day Celebrated in Nepal
By Dr. Robert S. Kittel, Director of Education, UPF-Asia, and photojournalist  
Thursday, 15 August 2013

Kathmandu, Nepal - More than 150 youth from six nations gathered together in Kathmandu on August 15 to celebrate the UN International Youth Day 2013.

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Nepali and Indian Students Study Principles for Building Nations of Peace
By UPF - Nepal  
Friday, 09 August 2013

Kathmandu, Nepal - Under the theme, “Raising Public-Minded Leaders for Building a Nation of Peace,” the Universal Peace Federation of Nepal co-sponsored a five-day leadership education seminar in Kathmandu August 5-9. There were 102 participants from India and 150 from Nepal.

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A New Model of Democracy Needed in Nepal
By Dr. Robert S. Kittel, Director of Education, UPF-Asia, and photojournalist  
Wednesday, 07 August 2013

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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S.A. Khan: Reflections on the Religious Youth Service in Nuwakot, Nepal
By Shehreen Ataur Khan  
Friday, 07 June 2013

The journey of this year’s Religious Youth Service project in Nepal started on June 1 when participants got on the bus heading from Kathmandu Valley to Nuwakot. Throughout the bus ride, the scenery of the surrounding places enchanted everyone because of its mountainous picturesque beauty. Although the bus journey went a little bumpy, the exhaustion went away once the participants arrived at the Shree Bhairam Secondary School, where the school principal along with the teachers and students greeted the participants with their traditional silk scarf, vermilion, and flowers.

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N. Chakma: Reflections on the Religious Youth Service in Nuwakot, Nepal
By Nitol Chakma  
Friday, 07 June 2013

Our historic journey started from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal on June 1. Thirty participants rode a reserved bus to the Religious Youth Service project site in the town of Nuwakot.

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Religious Youth Service Project in Nuwakot, Nepal
By UPF - Nepal  
Friday, 07 June 2013

Nuwakot, Nepal - Bangladeshi, Russian, Pakistani, and Nepali youth were invited to Nuwakot in central Nepal for a Religious Youth Service project that included interactive learning opportunities and painting a school June 1-7, 2013.

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