Consultation on Right to Food Law

JuRI-Nepal holds expert consultation to initiate drafting of the framework legislation on the right to food On 28 February 2014, Justice and Rights Institute (JuRI-Nepal) and Food-First Information and Action Network (FIAN-Nepal) jointly organized roundtable to identify key policy issues for the development of framework law to give effect to the right to adequate food in Nepal. Around 30 experts representing the Government (both Executive and Judiciary), Nepal Bar Association, National Human Rights Commission and I/NGOs took part in the consultation. The consultation offered an interactive platform for the experts and stakeholders to discuss existing legal gaps and challenges in relati...
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Case on Health

The Supreme Court gives Interim Order to the Government not to renew the license of the medical institutions that do not comply with the government standards Acting upon a Public Interest Litigation initiated by JuRI-Nepal, the Supreme Court of Nepal, on 18 February 2014, issued an Interim Order to the Government prohibiting the renewal of the license of the medical institutions that do not comply with the standards. The Interim Order stayed the implementation of Section 12 of the Guidelines for Establishment, Operation and Standardization of Health Institutions that provides for mandatory renewal of the medical institutions for a period of three years of the health institutions that do not...
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