Niti continues to develop itself as a leading institution for policy engagement in Nepal. For this, Niti has been mobilizing its available resources to develop its institutional capacity, test proof-of-concept activities, including fellowships and innovative research grants, and strategize future engagements in the policymaking process based on a thorough diagnosis of the present condition. Niti’s last two years of experience reinforces the importance of its original vision – to provide a space for policy contestation, deliberation, and consensus building; to build sustainable partnerships; and to cultivate existing knowledge and stimulate policy ideas.
Niti has continued supporting the networking of various organizations engaged in the policy arena.
- Niti provided assistance to Nepal Policy Research Network (NPRN) to publish the December 2011 issue of New Angle: Nepal Journal of Social Science and Public Policy.
- Niti organized a workshop on policy process on April 12, 2012. The workshop was co-facilitated by Prof. Deborah Stone and the Executive Director of Niti, and focused on the challenges and blockages in public policy process in Nepal. This gathering provided an opportunity to share and discuss Niti’s policy diagnostic study with participants from various organizations, including TAF, Alliance for Social Dialogue (ASD), NPRN, Forest Action, and South Asia Institute of Advance Studies (SIAS).