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Senator Leahy Statement on Nepal

Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Deteriorating Situation In Nepal Senate Floor December 23, 2009 Mr. LEAHY.   Mr. President, over the years, both during and since the end of the monarchy in Nepal, I have urged the Nepal Army to respect human rights and cooperate with civilian judicial authorities

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Update from Indra Dai

Here are the latest updates I have received from Indra …  — Aaron Aronji Namaskar Hope every thing is fine with U. Last week I came to KTM and going back to Bharatpur for taking last cycle(if not added more) after 2days. i think my treatment is going smoothly.Friends of

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Bhutanese Refugee Resettlement Update

Hello to everyone interested in Bhutanese resettlement in the US, The IOM now indicates that 17,612 refugees have been resettled in the US. See this: http://www.apfanews.com/stories/unhcr-iom-say-20000-resettle-so-far/ By the way, you should check out the APFA news to get some news of the camps. Note that one of the Bhutanese camp

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Job Opportunity In Nepal (Winrock International)

Chief of Party – Economic Growth, Nepal Winrock International (Winrock) is recruiting for a Chief of Party under the- Agriculture and Enterprise Group. The responsibilities, duties and qualifications for this position are described in the attached position description. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.

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Bhutanese/ Nepali Picnic

We currently have many members throughout the country helping in the very important work of resettling Bhutanese Refugees from Nepal. It’s not as complicated as it sounds! Here is a list of agencies where you can volunteer in your area. What they need is friendship, someone they can relate to

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Indra Dai Cancer Treatment

UPDATE: May 8 2010 Indra’s treatment is going well, but he still needs to have several visits to India for testing and procedures. FPCNE (the former Peace Corps Nepal staff organization) has committed $300 to his additional treatment. Indra Dai has an urgent need for $1000 for his care. So

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Peace Corps Expansion – Critical Phase

Ninth Inning. Two outs. Bases Loaded Thanks to you, we won in the early innings getting a full $450 million authorization in the crucial House Subcommittee. Thanks to you, we won in the middle innings getting the entire House Subcommittee – all Republicans and all Democrats – to vote the

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$450m for Peace Corps One Step Closer!

LOWEY LEADS THE BEGINNING OF THE BOLD NEW PEACE CORPS Last night at 5:30pm EST Congresswoman Nita Lowey, appearing with Colombia RPCV Journalist Maureen Orth, on the Chris Matthews show announced that we got the full $450 million for the Peace Corps in 2010, a $110 million increase out of

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