More than 100 educators, NGO representatives, business representatives, media and youth participated in a two-day 21st century education forum organized by Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nepal's education division.
With our growing partnerships and networks in 24 countries, we've impacted lives and communities with our unique models of peacebuilding and development. Here is a snapshot of what we accomplished in 2016. Looking forward to even greater advances to peace in 2017.
Experts Say the Home Environment is Key Resource for Peace
Global Peace Women Nepal is opening the conversation on important but often overlooked topics related to women and families through an innovative program that uses drama to broach sometimes sensitive subjects.
Over 260 youth, government officials, and international and domestic civil society representatives from 12 countries convened on April 23-24, 2016 in Lalitpur, an ancient city bordering Nepal’s capital of Kathmandu, to promote the role of youth and volunteerism in advancing development and peace.
Ministry of Youth and Sports, Global Peace Foundation and UN Habitat awarded three journalists with Asia-Pacific Awards for their efforts in promoting peace and development at a conference in Nepal on April 24, 2016.
During the one-year anniversary of the crippling earthquake that hit Nepal last April, UN-Habitat hosted two workshops on equity and youth development in the country's capital, Kathmandu.
The forum, "South Asia Subregional Forum on Youth Volunteerism to Promote Participation, Development and Peace," held on April 23-24 in Lalitpur, Nepal, gathered over 200 youth participants from 13 countries, to discuss three issues: environmental service, disaster management, and peace and harmo