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Area of Strategy

Transitional Justice

Nepal ended decade long Maoist armed-conflict in 2006 by signing the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) that envisioned promulgating new constitution from popularly elected Constituent Assembly, integration of Maoist combatants into the security forces, management of arms, and justice to war era victims. Having completed major tasks of the CPA like the constitution writing, and management of arms and armies, significant steps to implement its provisions on Transitional Justice (TJ) have been t…

NHRI’s Effectiveness

Nepal as a country can be considered a progressive nation in adopting human rights principles and practices at least on paper and is one of the few countries in the world endorsing more than 24 international conventions and treaties. In order to address various political aspirations of the different groups establishment of human rights institutions or commissions have been used as a tool. The establishment of Tharu commission, Janjati Commission, Madhesi commission, Muslim Commission and Inclus…

Accountability

This term Accountability is widely used in the field of good governance as it refers to the answerability of a responsible person to his/her stakeholders. In this strategy DFHRI like to focus on the issues local government and make the local bodies more accountable and promote good governance. In this regard DFHRI has identified the several issues and areas of work.TV Programme – Jawafdhita Kasko?In keeping with the objective of ensuring accountability and transitional justice, DFHRI has produc…

Access to Justice

There is a growing belief among the development and human rights organizations that poverty and other social problems including the violation of human rights are due to of lack access to justice by the most marginalized, vulnerable and victims of the HR violation. Recently UN has promulgated SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) after the completion of MDG (Millennium Development Goals). In this regard DFHRI identifies victims of conflict and natural or human made calamities, minorities, and tho…