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Som Niroula - Nepal

Som Niroula holds Master of Arts in Peace Education from United Nations Mandated University for Peace (UPEACE), Costa Rica in 2007. Som-NiroulaHe also holds a Masters Degree of Arts in Anthropology from Tribhuvan University, Nepal in 2002. Currently Som has been working in the field of human rights and peace education for the last eight years. From the beginning of his work on human rights, he has been continuously contributing in human rights movement of Nepal to institutionalize the norms and values of democracy and rule of law. He designs courses on human rights and peace education for human rights activists and peace educators who are working in the community level. He also provides strategic support to human right organizations in Nepal. He has a good networking with human right defenders in Nepal from national to grass root level to advocate for peace and justice.  In addition, he has published articles on IDPs, refugees and impunity and violence.  

He has a long experience of dedicating his effort in the field of human rights.  He worked in a regional level organization South Asia Forum for Human (SAFHR) based in Kathmandu. He worked to disseminate the UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement in Nepal and developed an advocacy toolkit. The toolkit highlights the UN Guiding Principles on Internally Displaced Persons for the effective advocacy work. In addition, he also assisted the refugees particularly the Bhutanese refugees who were resided in Nepal.  His areas of interest are peace education, forced migration, internal displacement and refugees and impunity and justice. He aims to continue his effort on these priority areas.

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