In the Media: United Nations ESCAP reports "South Asia Subregional Forum on Youth Volunteerism to Promote Participation, Development and Peace"
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
Published on 18/05/2016
Nepal Convening Recognizes Volunteer Contributions on One-Year Anniversary of Earthquake
Published on 03/05/2016
In the Media: Northwest Dharma Association Covers Account of Seattle Woman's Efforts in Nepal After Tragic Earthquake
The earthquake that hit Nepal in April of 2015 left over two million people displaced. Many of those without homes currently reside in temporary shelters with limited resources.
Published on 22/03/2016
Bambie Panta was at home having lunch with her husband, Global Peace Foundation – Nepal President Ram Panta and their two children when the massive e
Published on 04/11/2015
Blog: Nepalese Experts Discuss the Imminent Need for Community Involvement in Environmental Sustainability
World Environment Day (WED) was created by the United Nations as a “principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment.” The 2015’s theme was “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.” As world populations grow, the finite resources of the Earth a
Published on 26/10/2015
Published on 05/10/2015
by Piljin Kwak, Rise Nepal Volunteer, Global Peace Foundation and Student, Mercer Island High School in Seattle, Washington, USA
Published on 30/09/2015
On Saturday, April 25, Nepal was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Hardest hit were the areas surrounding the heavily populated capital city of Kathmandu.
Published on 16/09/2015
Shrijana Sitikhu is an example of the resilience of the Nepalese people. Her family lost their home in the April 25th earthquake, and since she has stood on the forefront of #RiseNepal efforts.
Published on 01/09/2015
Video: Help #RiseNepal
#RiseNepal is a volunteer effort supported by the Global Peace Foundation and other members of the Asia Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance. To date over 800 local and international volunteers have been engaged to meet the immediate and long-term needs of earthquake victims.
Published on 04/08/2015