|KSL has been organizing 'residential programs
for students' and 'interactive dialogue of
professors' on economic and social rights
and good governance from last five years.
From 2005, this program has been transformed
into a 'platform of law students and professors'
from SAARC region.
The program has expanded its scope and
modality from this year by including law
students and professors from SAARC region
and its surrounding countries. The program
is envisaged as one of the major programs
of South Asian Law School's Forum for Human
Rights (SALS Forum) in the areas of good
governance and socio economic rights. The
program will address the socio economic
and development condition of disenfranchised
population and problem of exclusion in the
SAARC region and its surrounding countries.
In the changed context of Nepal, the program
also envisions to promote the academic discussion
on good governance to facilitate the members
of Constituent Assembly.
This year, participants from from ten countries
viz. India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh,
Bhutan, Burma, Thailand, Afghanistan, China
and Nepal will participate in the program.
" Promotion of increased regional academic
and professional discussions on issues of
good governance and its relation with economic
and social rights.
" Promotion of research and consistent
dialogue on human rights (economic and social
rights in particular), inclusive democracy
and good governance in academic institutions
in the region targeting students, faculties,
government experts and activists at the
SAARC regional level.
" Development of a regional platform
for academics and professionals for discussion
on human rights (economic and social rights
in particular), inclusive democracy and