About NEAJA

NEAJA was founded in 2007 April after the first North American regional conference held in Arlington, Virginia. It works as a not for profit organization exclusively to unite and foster the ever growing number of Nepali journalists in North America.

The principal mission is to continue to build and develop communication network amongst like minded journalists and organizations with similar missions irrespective of political geography. NEAJA is instituted exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purpose, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(C)(3) of the internal revenue code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

The purposes of this organization are exclusively charitable, journalistic and educational and are listed below:

  • Fostering among Nepali journalists and students of journalism in the North American region a greater knowledge and understanding of ethnic Nepali journalism, literature, art, science and economic and government patterns and practices and other facts relating to the diversities and similarities of the Nepali and American ways of life;
  • Fostering among Nepali nationals, including government officials, students and others visiting or temporarily living in the United States, a greater knowledge and understanding of American literature, art, science, and other facts relating to the diversities and similarities of the Nepali and American ways of life.
  • NEAJA will organize many educational, media related and other activities in its bid to promote and facilitate Nepali communities around the continent.
  • Local fraternities or social organizations may work with NEAJA to conduct debate, discussion, or town hall meetings in relevant issues. NEAJA solely or jointly with aforementioned organizations may produce and  or launch cultural shows in special occasions, and may also organize and or conduct classes for children and adults on Nepali ethnic media activities or workshops.
  • NEAJA may involve in establishing awards, publishing news bulletins, magazines, news websites, radio and television programs for the enhancement of Nepali ethnic journalism, art, history and culture.

Carrying out the purposes as described above by the following means, within the limitations described above:

  • By presenting or sponsoring films, radio and television programs, public discussion groups, forums, panels, lectures, exhibitions and performances
  • By providing reference materials and services for the public dissemination of Nepali literature and information concerning Nepal
  • By raising funds to help victims of disasters (man-made and natural) and community members at times of dire need precipitated by illness, deaths and other misfortunes.
  • By raising funds to set up small-scale development projects for the economically disadvantaged people.
  • By supporting non-partisan efforts to promote human rights and civil liberties.
  • By engaging in dialogue with other community and media organizations that have similar purposes and values.

To advocate for press freedom and professionalism. To support victims of press freedom and humanitarian activities.

Carrying out the purposes as described above by the following means, within the limitations described above:

  • By presenting or sponsoring films, radio and television programs, public discussion groups, forums, panels, lectures, exhibitions and performances
  • By providing reference materials and services for the public dissemination of Nepali literature and information concerning Nepal
  • By raising funds to help victims of disasters (man-made and natural) and community members at times of dire need precipitated by illness, deaths and other misfortunes.
  • By raising funds to set up small-scale development projects for the economically disadvantaged people.
  • By supporting non-partisan efforts to promote human rights and civil liberties.
  • By engaging in dialogue with other community and media organizations that have similar purposes and values.

To advocate for press freedom and professionalism. To support victims of press freedom and humanitarian activities.

Carrying out the purposes as described above by the following means, within the limitations described above:

  • By presenting or sponsoring films, radio and television programs, public discussion groups, forums, panels, lectures, exhibitions and performances
  • By providing reference materials and services for the public dissemination of Nepali literature and information concerning Nepal
  • By raising funds to help victims of disasters (man-made and natural) and community members at times of dire need precipitated by illness, deaths and other misfortunes.
  • By raising funds to set up small-scale development projects for the economically disadvantaged people.
  • By supporting non-partisan efforts to promote human rights and civil liberties.
  • By engaging in dialogue with other community and media organizations that have similar purposes and values.

To advocate for press freedom and professionalism. To support victims of press freedom and humanitarian activities.