ASD held a follow-up discussion program on higher secondary education in Illam and Panchthar districts on February 7-8, 2012. Dr. Binaya Kushiyat presented his paper on higher secondary education and its policies, which was followed by discussions.
New Media Alumni Meet was held on March 20, 2012 in Pokhara. The meeting intended to explore the interest of the participants from previous workshops organized by ASD Youth Program and expose them to ways they can promote their interests and put their ideas into practice.The participants were mainly from Kaski, Baglung and Syangja.
ASD organized a one day meeting with grantees from education and media thematic area at Pokhara on 20 March 2012.The purpose of the meeting was to orient the grantees on accountability issues and how their project can raise such issue through their activities. 11 organizations from all regions of Nepal participated in the program.
In collaboration with Himal Southasian, Alliance for Social Dialogue conducted its third public lecture on "Democratic Culture and the Right to Information" on 20 February 2012 at Kathmandu.The lecture was delivered by Aruna Roy and Nikhil Dey, a social-political activits in India from Devdungri, Rajasthan.
The lecture was an open invitation. For more information on the lecture, please visit here
The International Women’s Program (IWP) in collaboration with Alliance for Social Dialogue (ASD) organized a 3-day Learning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Convening from January 24th- January 26th, 2012 in Kathmandu.The main objective of the convening was to develop and articulate a shared theory of change and develop a ‘learning, monitoring and evaluation’ for IWP’s grant portfolio in Nepal. Most importantly, the convening provided a blue print to connect IWP’s achievement and challenges of past 4 years, current contextual women’s rights needs, and how that should shape IWP’s strategy in Nepal. 28 participants from current IWP partner organizations participated in the event.