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Tenth Screening Committee Meeting

Venue : Hotel Summit, Kathmandu
Time : 24- 26 June 2009

Remarks :

 The Tenth meeting of Interim Screening Committee (ISC) of SIRF was held from 22nd to 24th, June 2009 in Hotel Summit, Lalitpur. The meeting was attended by following personals: 1) ISC members (Prof. Dr. Pushpa Shrestha, Prof. Dr. Novel Kishor Rai, Mr. Hira Bishowkarma, Mr. Teertha Dhakal and Prof. Dr. Joanna Paff- Czarnecka); SNV official ( Mr. Hans Heijdra, Ms. Subarna Newar Rai and Dr. Manju Thapa Tuladhar), Royal Norwegian Official ( Ms Kamla Bisht) and SIRF secretariat staff members ( Mr. Mohan Das Manandhar, Ms. Sita Rana, Ms. Swasti Pradhan and Mr. Rojan Bajracharya). The meeting started with welcome remark and highlights on agenda by the ISC chairwoman Prof. Dr. Pushpa Shrestha. 

ISC Chairwomen Dr. Prof. Pushpa Shrestha Flanked by ISC Members Prof. Dr. Novel Kishor Rai in Right and Mr. Hira Bishowkarma in Left

In the first two days of the meeting, there were presentations of research studies by SIRF researches that had recently completed their studies. These presentations were: i) “Violence against Women and Access to Justice” by Dr. Govinda P. Thapa; ii) “Domestic Violence in Nepal” by Jyotsana Tamang; iii) “Social Change and the Senior Citizen in Nepal: A Case Study of their Socio-spatial Exclusion” by Dal Prasad Pun; iv) “Nepal: Interface between State and Ethnicity” by Prof Dr. Krishna Hachhethu; v) “Mainstreaming People with Disability in the Development of Nepal” by Dr. Thaneswor Gautam; and vi) “Continuity and Changes in Traditional Skills & Technologies among Hill Dalits of Nepal: a Study based on Kami, Damai & Sarki of Kaski District” by Dr. Biswo Kalyan Parajuli.


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