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Nepal’s Danuwar Honored as “TIP Hero” during U.S. State Department Release of the Annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report

June 29, 2018 Washington – U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo joined the Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump to release the U.S. Department of State’s annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report 2018 in Washington, DC. The report assesses governments around the world on their efforts to combat modern slavery and presents an updated, ...
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Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Peter Malnak Inaugurate Newly Restored Gaddi Baithak

June 27, 2018 Kathmandu – Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and the U.S. Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires Peter Malnak jointly inaugurated the recently restored Gaddi Baithak and four other monuments in Kathmandu Durbar Square.  The U.S. government’s Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation(AFCP) awarded a $700,000 grant, and worked in partnership with Miyamoto Global Disaster Relief and ...
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205th Group of Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn In

June 18, 2018 Thirty-five Peace Corps Volunteers were sworn in by Chargé d’Affaires Peter A. Malnak and the Peace Corps/Nepal Country Director Sherry Russell to begin their two-year service in Nepal.  The new Volunteers join over 3,800 Volunteers who served before them in Nepal since 1962, and over 7,200 Peace Corps Volunteers currently serving in ...
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United States Hands Over Newly-Reconstructed Barhabise Primary Health Care Center

June 13, 2018 KATHMANDU — U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B. Teplitz, in partnership with Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav handed over the newly reconstructed Barhabise Primary Health Care Center in Sindhupalchowk District. During the handover ceremony, Ambassador Teplitz said, “For over 70 years, the United States and Nepal have shared a mutually ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches Communication and Conflict-Resolution Training for Nepali UN Peacekeepers and Nepal Police

June 11, 2018 Kathmandu — The U.S. Embassy launched a new series of intercultural communication and leadership trainings at the Birendra Peace Operations Training Centre (BPO-TC) and the National Police Academy. These training programs will enable current and future Nepali peacekeepers to acquire the necessary English language skills, cultural competence and conflict-resolution abilities needed to ...
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