JuRI-Nepal’s 11th AGM concludes

16 September, 2022 Justice and Rights Institute-Nepal (JuRI- Nepal) has successfully concluded its 11th Annual General Assembly today through semi-virtual method. Attended by 29 members (24 general members and 5 staffs), the assembly after discussion endorsed annual progress report of the activities and achievements for the fiscal year– 2078/79. The progress report was presented for consideration by Gopi Parajuli– the Secretary General of JuRI-Nepal. The General Assembly also endorsed annual audit report presented for discussion by treasurer Advocate Sharmila Parajuli. Chaired by advocate Shyam Kumar Bishwakarma, the assembly discussed, amended and approved different decisions of the ...
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“Dialogue with Constitutional Commissions for promoting Coordination, Collaboration and Effective Implementation of their Recommendations”

 17 August, 2022 Kathmandu, JuRI Nepal and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Nepal jointly organized an enter dialogue program including key authorities of all the National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) to promote coordination, collaboration mechanism and implementation of their recommendations  in Kathmandu on 17 August 2022. The program was chaired by Hon'ble Top Bahadur Magar, Chairperson of NHRC Nepal. Mr. Gopi Parajuli, General Secretary of JuRI Nepal delivered welcome remarks and objective of the program . All the commissions (NHRC, National Women Commission, National Dalit Commission, National Inclusion Commission Indigenous Nationalities Commission, Madhesi Commi...
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Interaction with the Federal Parliament

22 June, 2022 Kathmandu,   Justice and Rights Institute Nepal (JuRI-Nepal) organized an interaction program with the Federal Parliament on the amendment Bill proposed at the parliament. The program was organized on 22 June 2022 in Kathmandu. The Bill was tabled by the government to amend the offense, punishment and statute of limitations on few criminal offenses. That includes the statute of limitation on rape cases and offense and punishment on the Acid attack related offenses.   A total of 45 (32 Female, 13 Male) participants attended the program including the members of the House of Representatives and National Assembly. A small number of experts and victims of born vi...
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National Dialogue on Public Interest Litigation (PIL): Achievement, Challenges and Way Forward

  8 July, 2022 Kathmandu, JuRI Nepal in collaboration with International Commission of Jurist (ICJ),  Advocacy Forum (AF) and Human Rights and Justice Centre (HRJC)  organized a National Dialogue on Public Interest Litigation (PIL): Achievement, Challenges and Way forward as well as Strategic Litigation Hand Book Launching  program in Kathmandu on 8 July 2022.  Hon. Ishwor Prasad Khatiwada, Supreme Court Justice attended as the special guest.   As a special guest, he delivered his remarks highlighting the importance of PIL on the legal development of Nepal. Senior advocate Gopalkrishna Ghimire, Chairperson, Nepal Bar Association and Dr. Sashi Adhikari Raut, Professor,...
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Dialogue with National Planning Commission to focus on ESCR Issues

5th April, 2022 Kathmandu,   JuRI-Nepal as secretariat of ESCR National Network, hosted and facilitated a dialogue with Member of National Planning Commission on 5th April 2022 to pay NPC's attention to allocate budget focusing on ESC Rights agendas/areas.  As chief guest of the program Hon'ble Dr. Ram Kumar Phuyal, Member of National Planning Commission has committed to prioritize budget during planning stage on ESCR and GESI. Advocate Mohan Lal Acharya, Executive Director of JuRI-Nepal, presented a paper on formulating human rights friendly budget. He also shared that, JuRI-Nepal has been coordinating with the members of ESCR National Network creating demand to ensure th...
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