The National Natural Resources and Fiscal Commission: A Custodian of Federalism in Nepal, Strengthening Constitutionalism in Nepal

Fiscal and natural resource federalism are two important pillars of Nepal’s federal system. The NNRFC’s role as custodian of fiscal and natural resource federalism makes it a critical actor to mitigate Nepal’s historical centripetal inertia and thus ensure the realization of the 2015 Constitution’s federal vision. This [...]

By |February 22nd, 2023|

नेपाली अर्थतन्त्रका दोषरेखा | Fault lines of Nepali economy

हाम्रो अर्थतन्त्रको मुख्य समस्या आर्थिक वृद्धि न्यून र अस्थिर हुनु हो । गत बीस वर्षमा चीन ८ दशमलव ६ एवं भारत र बंगलादेश ६ प्रतिशतको औसत वृद्धिदरमा अगाडि बढिरहेका छन्, जबकि नेपाली अर्थतन्त्र लगातार तीन वर्ष ७ प्रतिशतले वृद्धि भएको अभिलेख छैन । The main problem of our economy is low and unstable economic growth. In the l [...]

By |February 20th, 2023|

Amending the TRC Act By Dr. Bipin Adhikari

The Government of Nepal has tabled the Act on Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons, Truth and Reconciliation, 2071 [TRC] (Third Amendment) Bill in Parliament. While there are no universally binding international standards specifically governing the establishment and operation of commissions like TRC, vari [...]

By |September 12th, 2023|

Hourglass federalism in Nepal: the role of local government in post-conflict constitutions

Federalism is the centrepiece reform of Nepal’s 2015 post-conflict Constitution. However, the seven new provinces face considerable challenges as they seek to facilitate the redressal of socio-economic inequality and improve sensitivity to regional difference – historic drivers of conflict. Building on the concept of h [...]

By |February 6th, 2023|Tags: , , , |