Purpose of the Program
- To provide URI students with international nonviolence and peace training experiences within the context of post-conflict society-building efforts in Nepal.
- To engage in cultural exchange experiences among URI students, Nepalese students, and leaders of community organizations.
- To introduce students to the geography, ecology, economy, culture, spiritual, social, political, and human dimensions of Nepal.
Nepal Alternative Spring Break Description
The URI Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies offers this unique international nonviolence peace training and cultural experience as a SERVICE LEARNING ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK to URI students. This tour is available to a limited number of students who wish to experience an ancient culture located in the heart of the Himalayan region of the world.
The program runs mid-March, during the URI semester spring break. This excursion is offered exclusively through the the Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies in cooperation with URI’s Office of International Education.