Category: Nepal

National Consultation: Nepal

 The forum, ‘Making Parliament Accountable and Human Rights Responsive’, held in Kathmandu in December 2011 was attended by current and former politicians, civil society leaders and members of the media. Guests include the Honorable Subhash Chandra Nembang as Chief Guest, the former Home Minister Honorable Bhim Rawal, the former Foreign Minister Honorable Upendra Yadav, Mr. Padma Ratna Tuladhar and Mr....

Parliament Watch Nepal: December 2011 Report

The Tenth session of the Legislature-Parliament continued, and as many as 05 meetings were convened, during the month of December. The major highlight of the month is as follows: The first meeting in December, which was convened on the 6th at 13:15 hours in the parliament, witnessed obstruction by the main opposition over the issue of brutal assault by the...

Parliament Watch Nepal: October 2011 Report

The Tenth Session of the Legislature-Parliament continued, and as many as 06 meetings were convened, during the month of October. The major highlight of the month is as follows: The budget session of the Legislature-Parliament, adjourned previous month and resumed on 13 October, witnessed profound disparagement of the opposition over the issue of government’s ‘inaction’ to oust two ‘tainted’ ministers...

Parliament Watch Nepal: September 2011 Report

The Legislature-Parliament witnessed as many as 08 meetings convened in the reporting period. The Tenth Session continued and fifty-sixth to sixty-third meetings were held during the month of September. The major highlight of the month is as follows: In one of the meetings of the Legislature-Parliament, Hon’ble Prakash Man Singh of Nepali Congress party expressed serious concern over two pertinent...

Parliament Watch Nepal: August 2011 Report

Commenced in early May, the Tenth session of the Legislature-Parliament continued, and 13 meetings altogether were convened, during the month of August. The major highlights of those meetings are as follows: The forty-third to forty-fifth meetings, held on different dates during August, witnessed obstruction by the opposition party, Nepali Congress, over the issue of non-implementation, and particularly the resignation of...

Parliament Watch Nepal: November 2011 Report

The Legislature-Parliament handled the ongoing business of the Tenth Session in November, 2011. 09 meetings altogether were convened during the month of November. The major highlight of the month is as follows: The deliberations of the seventy-third meeting of the Legislature-Parliament is worth mentioning because this meeting primarily discussed one of the pertinent issues of the rule of law weakening...

Parliament Watch, Nepal – July 2011 Report

The Tenth session of the Legislature-Parliament, which began early May, and continued during the month of June and July, is still in session. Altogether 17 meetings were convened in July. The major highlights of those meetings are as follows: The twenty-sixth and twenty-seventh meeting of the Tenth session of Legislature- Parliament commenced on 3 July 2011, at 16:10 hours, presided...

Parliament Watch, Nepal – June 2011

The Tenth session of the Legislature-Parliament, which began early May, continued during the whole month of June and is still in session. After the deadline of the Constituent Assembly (CA) was extended in May 28, the first meeting commenced on 03 June 2011. Altogether 12 meetings were convened during the month of June. The major highlights of those meetings are...

Parliament Watch, Nepal – May 2011 Report

The month of May began with the new session of the Legislature-Parliament. The Tenth session commenced on Monday, 2 May 2011, and is still in session. As many as 13 meetings were convened;1 the major highlights of these 13 meetings of the Tenth session are the following: The first meeting of the Tenth session of the Legislature-Parliament commenced on 2...

Parliament Watch, Nepal – April 2011 Report

The 12-point agreement concluded between the Seven Party Alliance (SPA) and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) [UCPN (M)] on 22 November 2005 forms the basis of the ongoing peace process in Nepal. It was the 12-point agreement that led to the people’s uprising of 2006, and this popular movement compelled the King to abdicate. After the UCPN (M) formally...