In collaboration with Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, Alliance for Social Dialogue organized a 'Human Rights Orientation Course' from 17 -21 January, 2014 at Kathmandu for human rights activists, lawyers and educationist . The course highlighted on the fundamental issues of human rights interlinking with democracy and rule of law and helped enrich the participants' understanding on contemporary human rights issues and provided the ability to link intellectual knowledge and practice in the human rights field. The course involved participants from inside and outside of Kathmandu.
ASD Women’s Program organized a three days ‘Basic Human Rights Training’ from December 26-28, 2013 at Biratnagar, Morang. The objective of the program was to enhance the knowledge and skills of human rights defenders working in grass-root level on the basic concept of human rights and its practices. A total of 24 participants from 11 districts of Eastern Region participated in the program.
ASD organized a three day workshop for its Policy Fellows on “Producing policy-relevant analysis and Writing to influence decision-making” from 27-29 October, 2013 at Lalitpur. As a part of the four month policy fellowship program, this workshop was organized to equip the fellows with the knowledge, skills and resources to develop evidence-driven arguments and effective policy papers, which communicate a compelling and policy relevant position and so provide a strong foundation for policy advocacy.
Senior Trainers from International Centre for Policy Advocacy (ICPA), conducted the workshop.
ASD women’s program organized a seven days basic training on 'Psycho-Social Counseling' from October 22-28, 2013 in Kathmandu. The objective of the program was to enhance the skill and knowledge of the participants to deal with violence affected women/ individuals from psycho-social perspective. A total of 18 participants from the partner organizations of women and human rights programs participated in the program.
ASD Youth Programme in collaboration with Association of Youth Organisations in Nepal (AYON) conducted a discussion programme on “Addressing the Issues of Youth in the Upcoming Constituent Assembly Election” on September 20, 2013 in Kathmandu. The objective of the programme was to provide a common platform for youths wings of political parties, civil society, youth leaders and youth from diverse group to emphasize the need of addressing youth issue(s) in the memorandum for the upcoming CA election up to its implementation. A total of 43 participants consisting of youth leaders from eight political parties and youth led organisations participated in the programme.