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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 20, 2011 | Kathmandu
GPK Foundation Signing MOU with Amity University, India

A Preliminary understanding has been reached between GP Koirala Center for Democracy, Peace and Development (Nepal) and Amity University Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (India) to plan and implement a program of academic collaboration and interaction in the areas of study and research of mutual interest which both institutions will further pursue it at length in the near future in mutual consultation.

March 19, 2011 | Kathmandu
Seminar on Peaceful Transformation of Violent Conflict for the Promotion of Democracy, Peace and Prosperity

To commemorate the first anniversary of G P Koirala's passing away, the GPK Foundation has organized a talk program on the theme " Peaceful Transformation of Violent Conflict for the Promotion of Democracy, Peace and Prosperity" was held on 19 March 2011, Hotel Shanker, Kathmandu.

January 06, 2011 | Kathmandu
Inaugural of GPK Foundation by His Excellency President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav

The Center was established on 6 January 2011 in Kathmandu. To commemorate the first anniversary of the passing away of late Girija Prasad Koirala it was officially launched with the gracious presence of His Excellency, the President of Nepal Dr Ram Baran Yadav on 18 March 2011.

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Democracy

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.

Peace

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 ..

Development

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.