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  • Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

    Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

    Ambassador Peter W. Bodde announced a grant of $77,142 to the Hanumandhoka Durbar Museum Development Committee for Conservation of the 17th to 19th Century Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Palace in Kathmandu District.

  • U.S. Summit for a More Resilient Nepal

    U.S. Summit for a More Resilient Nepal

    At the Resilience Summit, Ambassador Peter W. Bodde announced three new initiatives totaling up to $70 million in assistance through USAID. The three programs are aimed at helping Nepalis more quickly recover from natural disasters and other stressors.

  • Combined Forces  Conduct Humanitarian Assistance

    Combined Forces Conduct Humanitarian Assistance

    More than 60 combined U.S., Australian, Bangladesh and Mongolian forces, led by Pacific Air Forces, worked with the Nepalese Army and NGOs to conduct humanitarian assistance and disaster relief capacity building operations in Chitwan.

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  • New Visa Application Procedures
    New Visa Application Procedures

    The Embassy of the United States of America in Kathmandu, Nepal will transition to a new fee payment, appointment and document delivery service for the non-immigrant visa unit as of September 15, 2014. (There will be no change to the Embassy’s procedures for handling immigrant and diversity visas.) This new non-immigrant visa system, which is being implemented in phases at U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide, is designed to be more comprehensive and user-friendly. It replaces the current system of paying application fees and making a visa interview appointment at Nabil Bank locations in Nepal. In addition to the new online system, there will be a new call center with more hours for applicants to obtain information by phone, as well as by email. There is no charge for the call other than normal charges for a call within Nepal. Detailed information about the new visa application system will be posted at this website soon.   In Nepali (PDF 198KB) »

  • Ambassador Announces $209,000 for TFN
    Ambassador Announces $209,000 for TFN

    U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Peter W. Bodde announced the U.S. Embassy is giving an additional $209,000 grant to the organization Teach For Nepal. This year’s larger grant will help Teach for Nepal operations to expand beyond Lalitpur and Sindhulpalchowk districts. . 

  • $100,000 Science and Technology Competition for Resilience in Nepal

    USAID Nepal is calling upon innovative problem-solving, for-profit companies, non-governmental organizations and associations, private sector stakeholders, academic/educational research institutions, civil society and foundations – individually or in partnership – to take up the challenge of finding innovative solutions to sustainable food security. 

  • Nepal’s Anti-Trafficking Hero Meets Ambassador Bodde
    Nepal’s Anti-Trafficking Hero Meets Ambassador Bodde

    Ambassador Peter W. Bodde met and congratulated Nepal’s anti-trafficking hero, Judge Tek Narayan Kunwar, at the U.S. Embassy. 

  • American Gender Equality Advocate Inspires Change
    American Gender Equality Advocate Inspires Change

    During a five-day visit to Nepal, American speaker Ben Atherton-Zeman advocated for gender equality through theater, presentations, and stories to audiences across Kathmandu. 

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