Associates

Prabina Bajracharya

Associate

Prabina Bajracharya, Advocate and human rights expert with over 14 years’ experiences that encompass human rights analysis and protection, legal and policy analysis, strengthening capacities of national partners, engagement with international human rights mechanisms, transitional justice, sexual and gender based violence, project evaluation, refugee protection, legal anthropological research on gender and natural resources. Excellent analysis and writing skills. Written a number of published reports and several unpublished internal reports.  Masters in international law (human rights) from the Netherlands. 

Yagya Shahi

Associate

He is a seasoned professional with about 20 years of experience in education, journalism, communication and project management. He has worked for projects on education, human rights, peacebuilding, transitional justice and political inclusion in Nepal and in Uganda. He is trained on project cycle management, conflict analysis, journalism and education. He has been leading Devsuits since October 2012.

Sahajman Shrestha

Associate
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Mr. Sahajman Shrestha is a senior journalist with more than two decades of experience in television journalism and the President of Nepal Forum of Environment Journalists (NEFEJ). A graduate in Management, he has obtained Advanced Professional Diploma in television programme production from Television Training Centre Berlin, Germany. He served as a Programme Producer for Nepal Television, Chief Executive Producer and Chief Operating Officer for Image Channel, Executive Adviser for Himalayan Television and Creative Director (A/V division) of ECS media group.

He has produced several documentaries, television commercials, public service announcements, music videos and lifestyle programmes. He is skilled in training, strategic planning, documentary production and designing and development of IEC materials. 

Dip Magar

Associate
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Dip Magar is an experienced human rights activist with specialized knowledge, skills, expertise and experiences on economic, social and cultural rights.

Dr. Bayani Ursolino Almacen

Associate

Dr. Bayanai Almacen, Ph.D. in Maritime Education from John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University, Phillippines, holds comprehesive experience in training and education, research and development. He also has a proven capacity building skills in training people, supporting government units and strengthening national and international organisations.

Dr. Riffat Sardar

Associate

Riffat Sardar, Ph.D. in political science/international relations from University of Massachusetts, USA, Masters Degree in political science from Peshawar University, Pakistan and LLB from Peshawar University, Pakistan has diverse experiences in child protection, child rights, education and programme monitoring. For last 3 years (2010-2013), she served as Child Protection Specialist with UNICEF-Uganda and prior to that she served UNICEF-Pakistan for 18 years as a specialist for child rights