• nepalandwsf seminar may2014

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One-day Seminar on World Social Forum and Its relevance in Nepal- May 23rd

Venue: Denish Hall, Padma Kanya Campus, Bagbajar, Kathmandu.

8:00-8.20  Breakfast

Welcome: Dr. Savitree Thapa Gurung

8.30-10.30-   WSF in the global context  

Chair: Daman Nath Dhungana, former Speaker, House of Representative (1991-1994)


Ms. Francine Mestrum from Belgium (she is one of the very active member in International Council of WSF, and expert on Social Protection Movement 

Mr. Vittorio Agnoletto  from Italy (chief scientist of many international research projects on AIDS, illicit drugs, public health and immigration in South Africa, Balkan region and UE)

Dr. Sunilam, former MLA of Madhyapradesh and active member of WSF India

Mr. Vijay Pratap, International Council Member, WSF

Ms. Sehjo Singh,  ActionAid, India.

10.30-11.30: Lunch

11.30-02.00   WSF and its relevance in Nepal

Chair: Subodh Pyakurel


 Dr. Renu Rajbhandari: Relevance of WSF in Nepal

Chaitanya Subba: Marginalised (Janajatis) and WSF

Hira Bishwakarma: Marginalised (Dalits) and WSF

Chandra Kishor/Vijay Karna (TBC): Marginalised (Madheshi) and WSF

Uddhab Pyakurel: Nepal WSF:  Setting the Context and introducing contemporary debate of social forum in Nepal

Ganesh BK/Moti Nepali: Summarizing , ways forward for upcoming Nepal Social Forum and  Vote of Thanks

Kapil Kafle: Announcement of Detail Programme of Nepal Social Forum to be held in September

( Master of Ceremony: Bhola Bhattrai)