Mr. Udaya Raj Sapkota, promoted to the special class of the Government of Nepal and assigned as the Secretary to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Nepal as per the decision of the Government of Nepal, Council of Ministers, dated 2077-2-28 B.S. (10 June 2020 A.D.). Mr. Sapkota joined government service as a Section Officer of Nepal Judicial Service of the Government of Nepal in 2050 B.S. (1993 A.D.) and gained experiences working at various Ministries including Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Water Resources and Energy, Nepal Law Commission etc. Mr. Sapkota has obtained the Master’s Degree in Law (LLM) in Human Rights and Gender Justice from Kathmandu School of Law.
Ms. Dahal was an expert member (June, 2017 – Feb, 2019) at 3 No. Provincial Office of Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Nepal. She received her Masters in Law (LLM) in Human Rights and Gender Justice from Purbanchal University in 2015 and Master in Sociology from the Tribhuvan University, Nepal on 2002. Bachelor in Law (B.L), Tribhuvan University, Nepal on 1991. Furthermore, she has been awarded with one year International Leadership and Management Training on “Planning and Management for the Sustainable development in the Mountain Reason “organized by InWent, Germany, in Feldafing on April 2007 to March 2008.
Ms. Dahal is a member of the High Court Bar Association, Patan Lalitpur, where she was listing and practicing as a Court Mediation Lawyer. Over 20 years’ experience in the field of programme management, coordination on Rule of Law & Constitution Making Process in Nepal, Monitoring and Evaluation to the rural community based projects under the NGOs, INGOs with special focus on women empowerment, Gender and social inclusion as well as Legal Research . Ms Dahal have already accomplished some of the impeccable projects before joining TRC as an expert member.
Ms. Dahal has International experience with several European organizations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland during course on Planning and Management for the Sustainable Regional Development in the Mountain Region. Extensive experience on GESI and Gender Based Violence (GBV). Furthermore, she holds experience of holding activities under various projects as facilitating workshops, preparing presentation and action plan in Natural Resource Management (NRM) and Development sector, comprehensive experience in Supporting Organization (SOs) and Service Agencies (SAs) ensuring their qualitative performance.
1. Advocate, Supreme Court Nepal 1987
2. Vice Chairman Nepal Law Commission
3. Senior Advocate, Supreme Court 2017
4. Member, Suggestion Collection Team of
Constitution Suggestion Commission 1990. (led by Rt. Honorable Daman Nath Dhungana)
E. Participation :
1. International Visitor Program, USA 1985
Global Planning Meeting, The Hunger
Project, New York 1987.
3. Global Youth Conference on Right of Child Kyoto, Japan 1991.
4. United Nations World Summit on CRC,
New York, 2002. (led by then Rt. Honorable Prime Minister of Nepal.)
5. COA Conference, New York, 2008.
6. Good will visit of Law Commission to
New Zealand Law Commission 2014
7. Commonwealth Association of Law
Reform Agencies CALRA, International
Conference, Scotland 2015.F. Visits : Almost 35 CountriesG. Corresponding Address :
Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Babar Mahal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Ganesh Datta Bhatta is an Associate Professor at Nepal Law Campus, Faculty of Law, Tribhuvan University, where he has taught Constitutional Law for 31 years. He received his Master of Laws (L.L.M) from Tribhuvan University. His research interests include constitutional law, human rights, legal reform, governance, and democratization process.
He has completed courses on Comparative Study of the Formation and Implementation of the Nepalese and Swedish Constitution from Uppsala University, Sweden and a course on Decentralization from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. He attended the 44th Annual Academy of American and International Law organized by the Center for American and International Law in Plano Texas, USA.
Bhatta is a member of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Nepal. He has served as the General Secretary of Human Rights Organization of Nepal (HURON) and as a member of Planning and Advisory Committee at Kathmandu University; School of Law. He has been involved in Civic Education for many years through different national and international organizations working in Nepal. He has published articles in various journals and newspapers mainly in the area of constitutional and contemporary issues and has presented papers at both national and international levels. He has co-edited two books on judicial reform published by Nepal Constitution Foundation and has also co-edited a book on “Intangible Heritages of Patan – Rituals, Performances and Observances” His new book entitled “संवैधानिक कानुनका आधारभूत सिद्धान्तहरु” (Basic Principles of Constitution Law – with reference to the constitution of Nepal 2072) will be published soon.