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ANA Forum

31ST ANA CONVENTION NY 2013

(Forums, Presentations, Town Hall Meetings)

 

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

1. Sustainable Political Transition in Nepal: Moderated by Dr. Tara Niraula. Presenters:His Excellency Dr. Shankar Prasad Sharma, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal to the United States of America and His Excellency Peter W. Bodde Ambassador of the United States of America to Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

Date: Thursday, July 4, 2013. Time: 12.00 to 2.00 PM. Room:JOHN BRUNDAGE

2. “SHAMPRESHAN”: ANA & NRNA moving forward, a Meeting of the Minds: A friendly, transparent and democratic dialogue amongst ANA founding Presidents, former and current presidents and other ANA stake holders. Moderator;  Mr. Shailesh Shrestha

Date: Thursday, July 4, 2013. Time: 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM. Room:JOHN BRUNDAGE

3. ANA Award Presentation: Recognize its officers, individuals and media with appreciation Award and commendation for their valuable roles in preserving the institutional integrity of the organization (ANA). Moderated by General Secretary Mr. Bijay Thapa “Mahoday”

Date: Thursday, July 4, 2013. Time: 4.00 PM to 6.00 PM. Room:JOHN BRUNDAGE

 

Friday, July 5th 2013

1. Health Clinic:Presentation by SANN and ANWA Greater Washington DC metro area. Tipics:Sudden death at home: What Immediate actions should take to keep alive: By Dr. Maheswor Baidya, SANN introduction and its programs: By Ms. Manju Sangraula. Prevention of Heart attack: What precautions you should take and Introduction about ANWA free clinic in DC.

Date: Friday, July 5, 2013. Time: 9.00 to 11.00 AM. Room: JOHN BRUNDAGE

2. Education in Nepal for NRN Children: Presented by team of academic experts and professionals visiting from Nepal exclusively to ANA Convention.

Date: Friday, July 5, 2013. Time: 9.30 to 11.30 AM. Room: JOHN HALSTEAD

3. ANA Women Forum: "Gender Equality: Reality &Challenges”. This program is managed by ANA Secretary Ms. Bishnu Gurung “Ekata” and ANA Executive Member Ms. Sharda Khati.

Date: Friday, July 5, 2013. Time: 11.30 to 1.30 PM. Room: JOHN BRUNDAGE

4. ANA Rural Nepal Development: Dr. Sudeep Shrestha chief coordinator of ANA Nepal (NGO) will update achievements made by ANA Nepal (NGO) in reference to ANA Nepal Rural Development Projects. ANA has contributed over US$ 12,000.00 for ANA Rural Nepal Development Project. ANA is now registered as ANA Nepal NGO by Government of Nepal and has become the first Nepali organization outside of Nepal officially registered as NGO in Nepal.ANA Nepal NGO is endorsed and supported by great people like Nepali CNN Hero Ms. Anuradha Koirala,  Ms. Chandani Joshi - Former UNIFEM Regional Director, Ms. Sapana Pradhan Malla - Top Woman advocate in Nepal, Ms. Babita Basnet -Top news reporter, Ghatanara Bichar, Sharu Joshi - UN Women leader, Ms. Pramila Acharya Rijal: President, SAARC Chamber Women Entrepreneurs Council (SCWEC), Mr. Shambhu Sharan Kayatha - Former Secretary at many Ministries, Mr. Rajeshwar Acharya - Former Nepali Ambassador to China, Mr. Kush Kumar Joshi - Former FNCCI Chairman and Kathmandu-Hetauda Tunnel HIghway builder, Dr. Govind Ram Agrawal - Most resourceful Management personality in Nepal, Ms. Mahesh Agrawal - brother in law of Binod Chaudhari, Dr. Ganesh Gurung - National Planner, Mr. HariharDahal - former President of Nepal Bar Association, I.L. Singh - Brother of PL Singh, Dr. MadanKoirala – Professor, Dr. CP Maskey - Top Surgeon and WHO Consultant, Prof. Jagat KC - Former VC of Purwanchal University, Dr. Suresh Raj Sharma: Founder of Kathmandu University, Dr. Bhagawan Koirala: Director of Teaching Hospital, Mr. Kanak Mani Dixit – Rato Bangala School, Prof. BadriNath Shrestha - Former Controller, TU, Mr. Mahabir Pun, and The honorable MAHA Jodi will be joining soon.

Date: Friday, July 5, 2013. Time: 12.00 to 2.00 PM. Room: JOHN HALSTEAD

5. ANA Academy of Nepali Literature Presentation:2:00pm – 4:00pm Title: ANA Academy of Nepali Literature. Moderated by Mr. Hemanta Shrestha & Bitu KC., Chief Guest - His Excellency Dr. Shankar Prasad Sharma, Chair by  Basanta Shrestha, Speakers Tulasi Diwasa, announcement of winners’ names in poetry competition by coordinator, and selected poems will be recited by different poets.

Date: Friday, July 5, 2013. Time: 2.00 to 4.00 PM. Room: JOHN BRUNDAGE

6."INDIGENOUS WOMEN - OUR FUTURE AND OUR RESPONSIBILITIES": Presented by Federation of Indigenous Women of Nepal of America (FIWNA).

Date: Friday, July 5, 2013. Time: 2.30 to 4.30 PM. Room: JOHN HALSTEAD

7. “Vision for Nepal and Mobilizing a Movement for Change” by Mr. Darshan Rauniyar.

Date: Friday, July 5, 2013. Time: 3.00 to 5.00 PM. Room ROBERT BARTALE

8. Immigration Workshop: Presented by Adhikar

Date: Friday, July 5, 2013. Time: 4.30 to 6.30 PM. Room: JOHN BRUNDAGE

 

Saturday, July 6th 2013

1. ANA Rural Nepal Development: Dr. Sudeep Shrestha chief coordinator of ANA Nepal (NGO) will update achievements made by ANA Nepal (NGO) in reference to ANA Nepal Rural Development Projects.

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013. Time: 9.00 to 11.00 AM. Room: JOHN BRUNDAGE

2. ANA Saha-Karya“Connect, Unite, Inspire”:Collective efforts among non-profits for positive change in Nepal", bringing together Non-profits to build a platform to leverage from each other’s resources, ideas, etc. To educate public about various Non-Profits that are working towards various causes in Nepal and hopefully to inspire others to volunteer/donate/contribute or do something for Nepal. To encourage non-profits share and leverage each other’s knowledge, resources, experience etc. Educate audience on the importance of “GIVING BACK”.

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013. Time: 9.30 to 11.30 AM. Room: JOHN HALSTEAD

3. "Interaction or Q&A Session with Nepalese Lawyers", presented by practicing Nepali Attorneys in the USA.

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013. Time: 10.00 to 12.00 PM. Room ROBERT BARTALE

4. ANA Women Forum: “Substantive participation of Nepalese women in nation building in reference to constitution making process in Nepal”. This program is managed by ANA Secretary Ms.  Bishnu Gurung “Ekata” and ANA Bord of Director Ms. Sharda Kahti.

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013. Time: 11.30 to 1.30 PM. Room: JOHN BRUNDAGE.

5. Misunderstood:Empowerr1 Presents Misunderstood- Bridging the Generation Gap between generation1 born/raised in Nepal, generation2 whose passport country may be America but you identify with the Nepalese culture primarily but also acknowledge that we need to learn/understand the American culture and generation3 those “typical American” and consider Nepal as a foreign land which your parents tell you is “your home”. If you feel like you fall into one of these categories, you are welcome to join this town hall meeting. “Misunderstood” forum is all about us, by us and for us that are living in the US!!!

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013. Time: 12.00 to 2.00 PM. Room: JOHN HALSTEAD

6. INLS Forum; International Nepali Literature society, New York Chapter ”Bhanu two Occasion and creative literature program

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013. Time: 12.30 to 2.30 PM. Room: ROBERT BARTALE

7. INVESTMENT IN HYDRO PROJECTS IN NEPAL: Mr. B. R. Lama former General Secretary of NRNNCC Israel.

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013. Time: 2.00 to 4.00 PM. Room: JOHN BRUNDAGE

8. Nepali Indigenous people Challenge andopportunities: Presented by FIPNA.

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013. Time: 2.30 to 4.30 PM. Room: JOHN HALSTEAD

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