Leaflet on seven step planning process

31st December, 2020 Kathmandu To promote access to information about local level planning process at local level, JuRI Nepal in collaboration with IRDC and SSDC, Kapilvastu and SEED of Dang has produced and published a leaflet 'Program Planning and Budget Allocation Process at Local Level'. This publication will be disseminated at local level through JuRI's strategic partners for wider dissemination. This leaflet incorporates relevant constitutional provisions, Intra-government Finance Management Act, 2074 about budget allocation and seven steps detail with time line. This can be viewed at JuRI's web page  at https://www.jurinepal.org.np   
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“JuRI a highly recognized organization”: Hon’ble Krishna B. Pokharel

26 November, 2020 Kathmandu Justice and Rights Institute (JuRI-Nepal) concluded a social audit in order for the public to share activities, achievements and financial information. Social audit for JuRI-Nepal is a tool to promote transparency and public accountability. Speaking at the event, Hon'ble Krishna Bhakta Pokharel, Chair of the Law, Justice and Human Right Committee of the Legislature Parliament stated that: "JuRI-Nepal is a highly recognized and pioneer organization which has been working in the field of human rights, social justice, and economic, social and cultural rights." "It has been playing utmost role since its inception in the areas of constitution building process...
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Handbook on Access to Employment makes public

December, 2020 Kapilvastu, Bijayanagar Rural Municipality, Kapilvastu under Lumbini Province has released a Handbook on Access to Employment and Agriculture for the Women and Youth. Justice and Rights Institute (JuRI Nepal), Indreni Rural Development Center (IRDC), and the ESCR-Network in Kapilvastu with support from IM Swedish Development Partner made this project possible. Section 2 of the handbook highlights the legal provisions particularly constitutional clauses about human rights that ensures access to employment and agriculture for dalit and marginalized communities including women and youth. The handbook in chapter 3 analyzes the policies and programme of the federal gover...
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Operational Guideline-2076 releases

December, 2020 Kathmandu National Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – a forum formed with a slogan, 'Solidarity for transformation' released its' Operational Guideline-2076. Well-articulated preamble at the beginning, section (2) of the guideline states the objectives of the network. The network according to section (2) advocates for the protection and promotion of the ESCR Rights, research and reviews the laws and legislations enacted by federal, provincial and local level assemblies. Civil society organizations active in promotion of ESC rights have formed this loose network, and JuRI-Nepal has been selected as the secretariat of the network.
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Policy advocacy paper for land reform releases

December, 2020 Kathmandu National Network for ESCR Rights and Justice and Rights Institute (JuRI) Nepal with support from Development Partner have written out and made public a paper titled, 'Implementation of the Land Reform Act, 2021 (7th and 8th amendments): Achievements, Challenges and Way forward". Researched and written by advocate Raju Chapagain, and advocate Shyam Bishwokarma, the policy advocacy paper contains five different chapters. The chapters highlight the country context in relation to the Nepal's land reform, research rationale, landlessness problem, landlessness and social justice, assessment of land reform initiatives, and interventions and review of seventh and eigh...
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