Fabio Scarpello here. I read your background and I was wondering if you could help me. I am writing and article for a US publication about the end of the UN mission in Nepal. I am particularly interested in SSR and democratization and I was…"
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After doing my graduation in India, i returned to Nepal and started to work at NDI (National Democratic Institute for International Affairs) on civic education, voter education and political party strengthening programs. In 2003, along with some friends, I started an NGO called the Alliance for Peace, to try and work on good governance, peacebuilding and conflict transformation in Nepal.
I recently completed the Chevening Fellowship on Conflict Resolution and Post conflict recovery studies from the University of York, UK.
Alliance for Peace (AfP) Nepal is a non-profit, non-governmental independent organization working for a peaceful and democratic Nepal. It is a pioneer organization working on political party reforms through democratization amongst the students and youth wings of the political parties in Nepal. Our thematic areas of work include human rights, peace building and conflict transformation with gender as a cross-cutting issue. In 2002, we were a group of like-minded students and youths meeting in a coffee shop talking about the spiralling violence in the country when the genesis of establishing an organization came into being. Today, AfP consists of dedicated professionals, student political leaders and concerned youth.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Nepal, India, South Asia.
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Peacebuilding, Conflict Resolution, Democratization, Development, Youth, Organizational Development
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Training, Evaluation, Program Design, Fundraising, Program Administration, Advocacy, Intervention, Research
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Survey of the Conflict Affected Youth in Nepal
Youth: Conflict Drivers or Agents of Change?
Education and Conflict: A Case Study of Nepal
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
1. Model Constitution of Nepal: Youth Visions and Perspectives. 2007
2. Peace building Education for the Youth in Nepal: A Practitioners Manual on Conflict Transformation and Peace Education. 2007
3. Human Rights Training Manual for the Youth. 2006
4. Education and Conflict: A Conference Report. 2006
and several articles on Youth, Conflict, Peace and democracy which can be accessed online.
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Fabio Scarpello here. I read your background and I was wondering if you could help me. I am writing and article for a US publication about the end of the UN mission in Nepal. I am particularly interested in SSR and democratization and I was hoping you could comment on the latter. Do you think the UN mission was a success? With the ongoing problems in drafting the Constitution, what is the current state of the democratization process in Nepal? What would you say is the main risk for the country post-UN mission?
Violance,war,conflicts,sufferings my desire to see world in peace and non violance has motivated me to join this network."Vasudev kutukbkam" entire world as a family, this was a teaching of our culture and traditional.we created countries,boundries,religions,cast,race for a genuine reason or a false reasons for any reason.but this the time to realise that we are one and we naturaly interconected with each other ,which we can just realise by watching inhale and exhale of breaths the source is same ,without any descrimanation,religion,bonundries, equaly for all living life of universe .When we understand this simple thing then we must understand how our and other's life is equaly important,valuble ,respectable .we should follow the nature's rule ,non violance .peace ,god has given us a human life not for destruction but for lookafter the wellbeing of all living life.
i shall be happy if you could include me in your circle of friends
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