Technology for improved local governance

E-governance Specialist at the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, Nagesh Badu on the achievements made in e-governance in Nepal, plans for application in the federal context, and the…  

The Constitution of Nepal: A barrier for transitional justice

Researcher Manoj Kumar Yadav delves into the various challenges in the administration and execution of transitional justice in Nepal  

Healthcare on wings

Dr. Mahabir Pun, Chairman of the National Innovation Centre, Nepal, talks about the Medical Drone Project that is set to be a game-changer in rural healthcare in Nepal by easing delivery of medicines…  

Not so taxing: Online tax system, a decade later

Lal Bahadur Khatri, Under Secretary of the Inland Revenue Office, describes the experiences and successes in implementing an online tax system after almost a decade of its initiation in the country  

A milestone in access to justice

Shyam Kumar Bhattarai, Head of Planning Division, Office of Attorney General, relives what it was like to start the e-attorney system, the challenges therein and the fruit it has borne over time in…  

Researching women’s political inclusion in the 2017 local elections: Some comments and findings

Findings from research aimed to unpack how interconnected factors and wider power dynamics unfold at the ground level to affect women's political participation in Nepal  

A different lens

How virtual experience of swapped gender roles can change social understanding  

Towards a stronger health system in Nepal

UN Volunteer Erick Vladescu Ayirwanda on volunteering to strengthen the health system in Nepal and improve access to health services  

Helping people rebuild their lives: The rewards of volunteerism

UN Volunteer Sudarshan Ghimire recounts insights and lessons from his time working in earthquake-ravaged Sindhupalchowk, helping locals demolish damaged homes and manage debris  

Mutual cultural exchange through volunteering

Katja Vauhkonen, a UNV who has been engaged in institutionalizing and promoting Gender Equality and Social Inclusion, describes her experiences of living and working in a wholly different culture  

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