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Women and Peacebuilding in Nepal

Event: Monday, September 17th, 2018, New York, NY

9:30 am – 11:00 am EDT
12 East 49th Street (between 5th and Madison), Conference Room 18C (18th Floor), New York, NY
Please bring a photo I.D. to check in at the security desk

The Asia Foundation invites you to a Lotus Circle Salon with Preeti Thapa, director of Justice and Governance in Nepal. She will offer an update on the Foundation’s Women’s Empowerment initiatives in Nepal with a special focus on the role of women in promoting justice and peace. In Nepal, The Asia Foundation’s programs work to transform conflict, support subnational governance, strengthen women’s leadership, promote economic governance and enhance regional discourse on environmental resilience and human security.

Preeti Thapa is a U.S.-trained lawyer with 19 years of experience in law and law-related fields, gender, peacebuilding, and governance. She is a mediator and certified master trainer in interest-based mediation. She is an active member of a small community of mediation professionals in Nepal. She has worked to develop and institutionalize community mediation programs in 14 districts through five partner NGOs. Preeti has helped train more than 4,000 community mediators, one-third of whom are women.

Please register for this event using the form below.

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