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July 04, 2017
One-day symposium on Connecting Nepal's Tourism/Culture Promotion to Asian Countries

Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation marked the 94th birth anniversary of Late GP Koirala by organizing a one-day symposium on  "Connecting Nepal's Tourism/Culture Promotion to Asian Countries" in Kathmandu on 4th July 2017.  Honorable Minister for Finance Mr. Gyanenedra Bahadur Karki was the chief guest of the program. 

March 18, 2017
One-day interaction program on Nepal-India Connectivity

On March 18, 2017, to commemorate the 7th year of passing of legendary political leader GP Koirala,  GP Koirala Foundation (GPKF) organized a one-day interaction program on the topic “Nepal-India Connectivity: Opportunities for Holistic Development”. The program was chaired by the chairperson of GPKF, Hon’ble Sujata Koirala. The chief guest of the program was senior leader of Nepali Congress, Ram Chandra Poudel. Charge D’Affairs of the Indian Embassy HE Vinaya Kumar, Professor of Jawaharlal Nehru University Dr. Sangeeta Thapaliya, Former Ambassador Dr. Suresh Chandra Chalise, Hon’ble Lalbabu Yadav, President of Nepal Council of World Affairs - Dr. Rajendra B Shrestha and CEO of National Reconstruction Authority - Dr. Govinda Pokhrel were guests at the program.

Events & Programs
March 21, 2014 | Biratnagar
Congress Leader Sujata Koriala Chairs Girija Prasad Koirala's Memorial Service

Nepali Congress Leader Sujata Koirala chaired two separate functions organized in Sunsari and Morang on the occasion of the fourth memorial day of Girija Prasad Koirala, the first  Head of the Nation of Nepal, former President of Nepali Congress Party and former Prime Minister.

January 22, 2014 | Kathmandu
ICAPP Workshop on Human Trafficking 2014: Felicitation of Volunteers

Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation felicitated volunteers of the ICAPP (International Conference for Asian Political Parties) Workshop on “Human Trafficking” held in Kathmandu from 16-18 January 2014. 

January 19, 2014 | Kathmandu
ICAPP: Workshop on Human Trafficking Held in Nepal - January 2014
A three-day International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) Workshop on Human Trafficking was organized jointly with Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation of Nepal, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) as Co-sponsors and Government of Nepal, Nepali Congress Party, Communist Party of Nepal (UML), Unified Communist Party of Nepal (UCPN-Maoist), Madhesi People's Rights Forum-Nepal Communist Party of Nepal (CPN-Maoist) as Co-hosts. The workshop was organized in Kathmandu, Nepal from 16 to 18 January, 2014.
October 17, 2013 | Sydney, Australia
Sujata Koirala Attends 'Chindian' Conference at Macquarie University - October 2013

Former DPM and Foreign Minister of Nepal Hon. Sujata Koirala on the 17th October 2013 attended a special conference at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. She was invited as a Key note speaker by the Soft Power Research and Advocacy Centre (SPARC), Faculty of Arts, Macquarie University. She delivered her principle keynote address on "Indian and Chinese Soft Power".

August 31, 2013 | Kathmandu
The Important Role of Water Resources in Nepal's Economic Transformation - 2013

The Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation for Democracy, Peace and Development, Kathmandu successfully organized a one day interaction program on “The important role of water resources in Nepal's economic transformation: The Case of West Seti" in co-operation with "West Seti Support Group". This interaction program provided a platform to discuss on the proposed but lingering dream hydropower project of "West Seti (750 MW) in the far-western region of Nepal. 


The Himalayan country of Nepal has undergone many changes in recent years. Nepal, founded in 1769, in 245 years of long history, has experienced aristocracy, autocracy and democracy, too, in her political realm. Nepal has traveled a long and arduous journey of political changes from monarchy to republic.


In 1996, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) launched an armed insurrection in order to establish a communist rule. In its 10 years armed revolt, more than 13,000 innocent people lost their valuable lives, hundreds of thousand people and families were internally displaced and billions of dollars worth infrastructures ..


Girija Prasad Koirala paved the way and opened the gates for Nepal's private sector to play a greater role in the liberal economy. The benefits of liberal economic policies were reaped by many new business ventures and sectors like the media, finance, aviation, education emerged strongly.