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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 18:15

The Round table meeting with H. E. Ambassador Nobushige Takamizawa, Japan to Geneva and President of the Fourth Conference of States Parties (CSP4) of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), Mr. Dumasani Dladla, Head of Arms Trade Treaty Secretariat, Ms.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 18:15

May 30, 2018

Shobha Shrestha, executive chair, Women for Peace and Democracy Nepal shared how she worked with #Control Arms to bring governments and civil society together in South Asia to deepen knowledge about the Arms Trade Treaty and Partnerships and collaborations necessary for success at the side event during the Working Group and Preparatory Meeting ( May 29- June 1, 2018)  #CSP2018 at Centre International de Conférences, Genève - CICG.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 18:15

An interactive 2-day roundtable meeting was organized by Women for Peace & Democracy – Nepal (WPD-Nepal) and Control Arms with funding support from New Zealand in Kathmandu, Nepal on 17-18 May 2018. This meeting on “Promoting Universalization and Strengthening Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty in South Asia” brought together government representatives, parliamentarians and civil society from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 03:53

Our best wishes to our women; Somlaxmi Praja, Ambika Lamichanne, Sukumaya B.K and Sushmita Nepali for standing up at the Ward Level Rural Municipality elections happening on May 14, 2017 after 20 years.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 12:04

Celebrating the important day, Women for Peace and Democracy (WPD) Nepal came out with a unified voice in calling for the ratifying, strengthening and implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). At its rally, WPD Nepal also urged stricter governance over the illegal arms trade in order to stop violence against women. For more please visit the Control Arms Blog.

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 08:17

Ms. Sushmita Dawadi is an English News Editor and presenter at Radio Nepal. Ms.Dawadi accompanied Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC), Toronto, Canada and Women for Peace and Democracy Nepal (WPD Nepal) team during the field visits in the target communities of WPD Nepal, which was conducted under Photojournalism project in December 2015. Dawadi assisted the  OCIC team with interpretations and translations. Dawadi was touched, impressed and inspired by the work of WPD in transforming the lives of poorest of poor communities through women empowerment.

Monday, January 4, 2016 - 18:15

Ontario Council for International Cooperation based in Toronto Canada, visited the working villages of Women for Peace and Democracy Nepal (WPD Nepal) in December 2015 and documented the stories of women and their families.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:03
January 18, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Nepal-Canada diplomatic relations. Nepal-Canada Friendship and Cultural Association organised 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal & Canada (1965-2015). Therefore, celebrating the 50th anniversary, the association launched a publication 'Golden Jubilee Souvenir' with various articles in it. The book was launched by honourable Mr. Deepak Obhrai, Member of Parliament, Calgary, Canada and honourable Mr.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 09:56

The third issue of WPD Nepal's Newsletter.

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 08:14

KATHMANDU -- Gathered in a small room, around thirty women in matching saris are talking about money. Each one of them sets aside some monthly savings, while some pay back loans and still others take loans to begin businesses. Many are raising goats. Some have begun vegetable businesses, and a few have even begun their own vegetable farms. Yet, less than one and a half years ago, these women had no such opportunity. They were mostly uneducated, untrained for any skilled work, and unaware of attainable income-generating opportunities and laws to protect themselves.