The U.S. Embassy inaugurated the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign on November 27, hosting seventy students for a film screening, interactive discussion and creation of a Wall of Hope.
The United States Government, in partnership with the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), will provide assistance worth $462,000 to retrofit the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Crash, Fire and Rescue Station to make it more resistant to earthquakes.
Ambassador Peter W. Bodde inaugurated the U.S. Embassy’s first ever mobile library, called the Book Bus, at Shivapuri Higher Secondary School in Maharajgunj today.
President Carter visited the U.S. Embassy, Kathmandu on Friday November 22. During his visit, he stressed the importance of free and fair elections. He also called attention to the problem of gender based violence and human trafficking.
The U.S. Embassy participated in the inauguration of the Wall of Hope Campaign on November 8, 2013. The campaign engages schools across Nepal to raise awareness of gender-based violence, and enlists students to create walls in their communities to illustrate powerful anti-violence messages.
The U.S. Embassy hosted a preview of a time-honored Nepali dance performance on October 31, 2013. Kartik Nach is a unique form of 17th-century storytelling through dance, and with the support of the U.S. Embassy, is being revived and documented.
As part of the ongoing English Language Teaching programs to Nepali educators and students, the U.S. Embassy-sponsored ‘English by Radio’ program is up and running.
The U.S. Embassy hosted a Jazzmandu concert at Ambassador Bodde’s residence on October 28th. Jazzmandu is a showcase for Nepal’s musical talent and offers the opportunity for local musicians to play with artists from around the world.
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Marines from the III Marine Expeditionary Force participated in a Vulnerability Tour/Earthquake Walk Sept. 9 as part of the Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange field training exercise.
U.S. Embassy Kathmandu Nepal and the National Media Development Center (NMDC) are organizing a four-day Investigative Reporting Training in Kathmandu from 23-26 September 2013. Stephen Franklin, a veteran journalist and foreign correspondent from U.S., will be the key trainer. Interested participants are requested to fill out this form and e-mail to Kathmandumedia@state.gov by September 8, 2013.
U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Peter W. Bodde traveled to Nepalgunj today and met with local government officials, business leaders and NGOs representatives.
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Ambassador Bodde, Dr. Bernard Amadei discuss academic collaboration between Nepali and U.S. universities in the areas of science and technology.
U.S. Embassy officials participated in the closing ceremony of an Industrial Design Workshop, held at Kathmandu University’s Center for Art and Design on August 5.
The U.S. Embassy Youth Council organized a Bicycle Rally on Saturday, July 27 which took cyclists on a 16-kilometer journey from Lazimpat to Patan.
The U.S. Embassy hosted a digital video conference on July 25 with Erik Weihenmayer, who spoke about being the first blind person to summit Mount Everest.
U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Peter W. Bodde joined Election Commissioner Ila Sharma and other distinguished guests on July 22 for a panel discussion on “Supporting Women’s Representation in All Stages of the Electoral Process.”
The Embassy Speakers Bureau helps connect U.S. Embassy officials with Nepali audiences in schools, universities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and other groups throughout the Kathmandu Valley.
The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu is pleased to announce that application for South and Central Asia-Region Legislative Fellows Program (LFP) are now open. The application must be completed in English. Applications will be reviewed and considered as they arrive.
The theme of this year’s World Environment Day was “Think, Eat, Save,” which encourages everyone to think about where their food comes from and how growing food affects the environment
World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5th to raise global awareness of the need to take positive environmental action. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972.
Ambassador Peter W. Bodde served as chief guest at the inaugural ceremony of the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards today at Bode, Sano Thimi.
Public Affairs Library organized a presentation by Mr. Sano Babu Sunuwar for 45 library patrons and students of Kathmandu SchEMS Higher Secondary School on May 17.
On the morning of May 24th, Ambassador Peter W. Bodde hosted an event at his home in Kathmandu celebrating the United State’s Independence Day. Guests enjoyed jazz from the Nepalese Army Band as well as watching the United States Marine Corps presentation of colors to Ambassador Bodde.