Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies

Promotes peace and a global beloved community through nonviolence.

Alternative Spring Break – Nepal

  • Nepal Group 2014

  • Stupa Nepal

  • CCDC Nepal 2014

Purpose of the Program

  • To provide URI students with firsthand direct international nonviolence and peace psychology training experiences within the context of a  post-conflict society-building efforts in Nepal.
  • To offer opportunities to engage in collaborative training and cultural exchange experiences between URI  and Nepalese students, and leaders of community development organizations.
  • To introduce students to the geography, ecology, economy, culture, and the spiritual, social, political, and human dimensions of Nepal.

Nepal Alternative Spring Break Description

The URI Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies is  again offering this unique international nonviolence peace training and cultural education experience as a COMMUNITY SERVICE LEARNING ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK for 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, in the midst of resolving modern political conflict through nonviolent peace-building.

The program will run mid-March, during the URI semester spring break. Specific travel dates to be determined. This study abroad experience is offered exclusively through the the Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies in cooperation with URI’s Office of International Education.

TO APPLY go to the URI Office of International Education Faculty-Led Trips for SPRING and complete the Trip and Scholarship Applications

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