- To provide URI students with firsthand direct international nonviolence and peace psychology training experiences within the context of post-conflict society-building efforts in Nepal.
- 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. The program will run mid-March, during the URI semester spring break. This trip 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.