The forum, ‘Making Parliament Accountable and Human Rights Responsive’, held in Kathmandu in December 2011 was attended by current and former politicians, civil society leaders and members of the media. Guests include the Honorable Subhash Chandra Nembang as Chief Guest, the former Home Minister Honorable Bhim Rawal, the former Foreign Minister Honorable Upendra Yadav, Mr. Padma Ratna Tuladhar and Mr. Yubraj Ghimire.
The aim of the National Consultation was to share the findings of the Parliament Watch being conducted by a partner organization for SAHR, and to invoke a discussion among parliamentarians, civil society leaders, media and academicians alike about the necessity and importance of making Parliament accountable and responsive to human rights.
The program was divided into three sessions in which the Parliamentarian’s Role, Civil Society and the Citizen’s Role and the Media’s Role in making a transparent and accountable Parliament was voiced.
The report of the consultation can be found Here.