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Global Peace Volunteers Academy

Come join us at Global Peace Foundation Nepal. We are organizing a three day volunteer camp infused with disaster leadership training, team building exercises, transitional shelter construction and interaction with the school children of earthquake stricken areas. Come be a part of this wonderful opportunity to learn through action. Rise Nepal with Global Peace Youth […]

Project Udaya Awas (Shelter of Hope)

Background: A strong (7.8 magnitudes) earthquake hit Nepal in the area Barpak, a mountain village between capital Kathmandu and tourist town Pokhara on Saturday, April 25. The earthquake was followed by many powerful aftershocks and a new earthquake (6.7 magnitudes) on Sunday April 26. The earthquakes caused extensive damage to buildings and thousands of death […]

Virginia Reaches Out!

    Join us on June 14, 4:00 to 7:00 pm (Sunday) for the benefit of RISE NEPAL at the Old Silk Mill, 1701 Princess Anne Street Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401. Featuring acclaimed entertainment from Cabin Creek, Save the Arcadian, Pete Mealy and Laurie Rose Griffith. For reservation you may email: RiseNepalBenefit@globalpeace.org


Global Peace Foundation Joins and Asia-Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance to Coordinate Youth Volunteer Efforts in Aftermath of Nepal Earthquake The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck central Nepal on April 25 caused catastrophic damage in the towns and villages near the quake’s epicenter, as well as widespread destruction in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital. In addition […]

Every Little Bit Put Together Can #RiseNepal

On May 2, little seven-year-old Aarush arrived at the Global Peace Foundation Nepal office in Kathmandu and donated 390 NRs, everything from his piggy bank, to the “Rise Nepal” relief efforts. Aarush’s contribution is but a snapshot of the many heroes rising up from the dust in the aftermath of the 7.8 Richter scale earthquake […]

ESCAP Social and Economic Commission for Asia

UN promotes youth volunteerism development and peace at Asia-Pacific forum.   More than 80 million young people of working age in the Asia-Pacific region are unemployed and in several countries youth are as much as seven times more likely to be unemployed than adults. Lacking sufficient economic and social opportunities, many of them are forced […]

80 Million Youths Remain Unemployed in the Asia Pacific Region

More than 80 million young people in the Asia­Pacific region, which encompasses Bangladesh also, are unemployed, according to a latest finding by a UN agency that moved for remedial measures. In several countries, it noted, the youths are as much as seven times more likely to be unemployed than adults. The United Nations Economic and […]

UN Promotes Youth Volunteerism Development

Over 300 participants from all sectors of society and from over 40 nations in Asia Pacific gather this week for a forum in Bangkok, designed to ease the unemployment among the youth. Organised by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the “Asia-Pacific Forum on Youth Volunteerism to Promote […]