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“Engendering Politics and Governance in South Asia”

“Engendering Politics and Governance in South Asia” South Asian Women’s Conference on Women’s Political Participation and Representation (11-12 September 2103, Kathmandu, Nepal) Rt. Honorable Vice President of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal…
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Gandhi Peace Builders

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (later called Mahatma Gandhi) was outstanding figure for peace and truth. His guidelines remarkably played a significant role all over the world for making peace and harmony.Gandhi Peace Builders is an international movement which starts from the bit of hope for the integral development of the harmonious community without racial, color, religious and national barriers.See More
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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
During my more than ten years experience in the National Human Rights Commission I have been involved in various activities including national and international trainings on different thematic issues of human rights, complaints handling, human rights monitoring and investigation as well as planning, monitoring and evaluation task .I have also completed 2 years assignment in the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development(FORUM-ASIA) as Manager for South Asia Department. I had supported the production of documentary project supported by OHCHR Geneva on the issue of untouchability. I have realized that the visual medium of advocacy is stronger in the developing countries like Nepal .
I had also got opportunity to work in the in the OHCHR Regional Office for South East Asia Bangkok as a Human Rights Intern after completion of the course of LLM in Human Rights from the University of Hong Kong. I had organized Human Rights Film Festival as Coordinator to mark the International Human Rights Day 2006 in UNESCAP building Bagkok. .The festival was observed by the great curiosity by the spectators. Programme. I have been using the visual materials in the training, workshops and orientation programme on human rights. Therefore, I think that I can better utilize my knowledge ,skills and experiences for the cause of human rights, peace and development.
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Experince of human rights in South East Asian Countries including Cambodia,Malaysia,Indonesia ,Thailand & Hong Kong and more specially South Asian countries Nepal,India,Bhutan,Pakistan,Maldives,Bangladesh,Sri Lanka and Afghanistan respectively.
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Role of NHRIs in Conflict Situation
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Five Years of NHRC Publication by NHRC Nepal
Establishing Regional Human Rights Mechanism in South Asia FORUM-ASIA publication

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Forced Feeding: Ethics, Morality and Law

Posted on September 8, 2013 at 12:25am 0 Comments

Forced Feeding: Ethics, Morality and Law

                                                                                                                              -Surya Deuja


Hunger strikes have been strong form of speech for prisoner and civil rights campaigner who have no other way to communicate their concerns against the oppression, exploitation and discrimination. Forced feeding has been used by number of…


Interview with Juan Carlos Botero Executive Director of The World Justice Project (WJP)

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Interview with Juan Carlos Botero

Executive Director of The World Justice Project (WJP)

Rights Activists Call for Effective Human Rights Mechanism in South Asia and Civil Society Participation in SAARC

Posted on July 28, 2011 at 9:38am 0 Comments

[For Immediate Release] Rights Activists Call for Effective Human Rights Mechanism in South Asia and Civil Society Participation in SAARC (Kathmandu, 27 July 2011) The Second Sub-Regional Workshop on Human Rights Mechanism in South Asia concluded with the calls for the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) to establish an effective regional human rights mechanism, enhance civil society’s participation in the SAARC process and address challenges faced by the region from the…


Occidental Southasian!

Posted on July 7, 2011 at 12:07pm 0 Comments

On the way up

The Occidental Southasian July 2011

By Kanak Mani Dixit

altIf Southasian-ness is a sensibility, then anyone can be a Southasian. The requirement is having respect for the history of the Subcontinent and empathy for its people. You can be a native or a non-native. Of course it helps to be born in any one of the countries of the region, but you can also be a naturalised Southasian due to the empathy you develop for this region and its populace.

In contrast,… Continue

Career Management

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Managing your career

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Many times in our careers we will face challenges that later become

some of our defining moments at work. Our boss gives us a tough

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At 2:46pm on October 24, 2011, Craig Zelizer said…

Thanks for your kind comments.

At 7:34am on October 17, 2011, Dr. surendra pathak said…


Subject:  Invitation for the “International seminar on Teacher Education for Peace and Harmony”.


Dear Sir,

We are happy to invite you to participate in the International seminar on ”Teacher Education for Peace & Harmony” from Feb 11 to 13, 2012 at New Delhi, organized by that IASE Deemed University, Gandhi Vidya Mandir, Sardarshahar, Rajasthan, India with the support of GUJARAT VIDYAPITH: AHMEDABAD (,JAIN VISHVA BHARATI UNIVERSITY (,THE TEMPLE OF UNDERSTANDING—INDIA (, NATIONAL SPIRITUAL ASSEMBLY OF THE BAHA’IS OF INDIA (, Global Harmony Association (GHA):



Prior to this International Seminar a One day Pre-Seminar Workshop was conducted at New Delhi on 24thSeptember, 2011.  About 80 eminent educationists, experts in value education, former bureaucrats/heads of various Educational organizations like University Grants Commission (UGC), National Council of Education Research & Training (NCERT), National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), Indira Gandhi National Open university(IGNOU), National Institute of Open School (NIOS), Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), various University  etc. and a number of Vice Chancellors interested in the cause of Teachers Education through Human Values, Peace and Harmony participated in the workshop. They all advocated that only Value based only Teachers education would bring long term and stable transformation of society.


Hence, we are pleased to invite you in view of your institutional work and your rich experience in the field of peace & harmony development and Teacher education. Your participation will immensely contribute towards improving the quality of the Teacher Education and more importantly achieving Global Peace through Harmony.

A copy of the seminar brochure is enclosed for your kind perusal.

We will appreciate if you could kindly respond to our invitation at your earliest.


Thanking you,

Warm regards,


Dr. Surendra Pathak

Seminar Convener

Note: Please visit for the details of the Seminar.



At 8:26am on March 3, 2011, Abdullah MANSOOR ﻋﺒﺪﺍﷲ ﻣﻨﺼﻮﺭ said…

Hazoor Surya. Salaam. Please let me know if there is other meeting or conference for peace and conflict resolution.


I have visited Nepal. Where I smoke the ciggaret named SURYA. When I first saw your name I rememebr the smoking.


Hope you OK. With best wishes. 






At 2:32pm on February 10, 2011, Dr. Jabeen Shauq said…

Dear Mr. Surya,

Thanks for your kind words, We can work together on common causes.

Please visit our web


At 12:45pm on November 6, 2010, Maki Mizuno-Shaw said…
Thank yu Surya. Looking forward to working with you!
At 2:09pm on October 8, 2010, Ekwonna, Emmanuel Chukwunomnso said…
Dear Friend and Fellow Peace promoter,

Think about the hope of the women,youths, disabled persons, orphans and vulnarable children in your country and give assistance to one. They are the hope of every nation and when you do this, you are promoting peace in the world at large and the almighty God will reward you.

Emma Ekwonna Youth Empowerment Foundation {EEYEF}
At 4:24am on July 27, 2010, Cecilia M. Lazaro said…
Hi Surya! Thanks for your invitation. It's good to be connected with HKU alumnus. I also took the LLM(HR) programme last year.
At 6:11am on July 26, 2010, syariful anam said…
mr. may i join to your circle friends, thank
At 8:40am on May 13, 2010, mesfin getaneh woldemichael said…
thank you so much Surya for your invitation.
At 7:22am on May 13, 2010, Sohail Mahmood said…
hello surya
how are u doing?
nice connecting here

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