Upcoming Event

SAT Round Table on Business, Development and Human Rights (Nepal)

Jointly Organized By: 

South Asia Times (SAT), International Solidarity for Nepal (INSOFN), UK and Himalayan Development International (HDI_

Putney, London. 26 January 2020


Welcome: Jagan Karki,  Doctoral Research Student- Remittance & Financial Inclusion, University of West Scotland,  Publisher SAT, 

Introduction of Panels/Objectives: Bhagirath Yogi

Journalist/Consulting Editor, SAT

Remarks: Punam Gurung, Chair, NRNA, UK

Remarks: Mr. Kul Acharaya, FormerVice-Chair, NRNA ICC

Chief Guest/Key Note Speech: Dr. Durga Bahadur Subedi Chetri 

His Excellency the Ambassador of Nepal to the United Kingdom. 

Panel: 12:30—15:00

1. Chair/Moderator: Dr. Krishna Prasad Upadhyaya 

Chair International Solidarity for Nepal, UK (INSOFN)/Executive Editor, SAT/

2. Panelist: Dr. Kapil Rijal,

Chair, Britain-Nepal Chamber of Commerce 

Topic: Transfer of Skills of Good Business Practices: A case of Nepal

3. Panelist:  Prof. Padam Simkhada: Associate Dean  International, 

Professor of…Global Health, Huddersfield University also Liverpool John Moore University  

Topic: The Privatisation of Higher Education in Nepal: Road ahead

4. Panelist: Prakash Khanal, Executive Director, HDI

Topic: Ethical business practices and impact on Development – A case study of Nepal

5. Panelist: Dr. Punam Yadav 

Visiting Fellow, LSE, Centre for Women, Peace, and Security

Topic: Women politicians and political quota in Nepal: Challenges

to Women  Empowerment in a patriarchal society

5. Panelist: Navin Singh Khadka, 

Environment Correspondent, BBC World Service

Topic: Climate Politics: How countries like Nepal can protect and promote their interests, including by enhancing business practices?

Discussions/Questions Answers (25 Mins)

Summary by the Chair (15 mins)

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