Niti Foundation has partnered with the Nepal Administrative Staff College to Organize

4th Conference on Governance and Public Policy in South Asia

“Deepening Democracy: Enhancing Voices and Choices of Citizens”

11-12 June 2020

Venue: Nepal Administrative Staff College

Jawalakhel, Lalitpur Nepal

Call for papers to be presented at the “4th Conference on Governance and Public Policy in South Asia” is now open. This conference aims to bring together scholars, policy actors and political leaders of South Asia into a collective platform and deliberate and share experiences on public policy and governance in the region. This will further provide an opportunity for mutual sharing and learning from each other.

Aim and Objectives

This conference aims to bring together researchers, public policy actors and political leaders of South Asia to deliberate and share learning on the particular policy challenges, ground-level experiences, and reform opportunities for expanding citizens’ voice and choice in the South Asia region. Specifically, the conference has the following objectives:

  • Deliberate on the larger political context of deepening democracy in the region – especially of the political will, bottlenecks and reform opportunities.
  • Share experiences of national and sub-national level practices, innovations or challenges in enhancing government transparency, accountability, and for expanding citizen voice
  • Discuss reform opportunities, cross-country learning and collaboration

Find out more about the conference here.

For more information on the guidelines of submission, click here.