Schedule of the Special Rapporteur’s visit to Nepal

 

29 November: Kathmandu

  • Official meeting with Foreign Secretary Mr. Bharat Raj Paudyal
  • Civil society roundtable on the socio-economic rights of Dalits
  • Civil society roundtable on nationality/citizenship as a condition for socio-economic rights

30 November: Kathmandu

  • Civil society roundtable on contributory and non-contributory social protection
  • Civil society roundtable on access to land
  • Meeting with experts on discrimination in access to economic, social and cultural rights
  • Visit to an informal settlement, meeting with families at risk of eviction

1 December: Kathmandu

  • Joint meeting with the Indigenous Nationalities Commission and the Tharu Commission
  • Meeting with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
  • Meeting with the Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizen (MOWCSC)
  • Meeting with the Attorney General
  • Meeting with Chair and office bearers of Madhesi Commission
  • Meeting with women with disabilities affected by poverty in a rehabilitation center

2 December: Surkhet

  • Meeting with landless informal workers settled along the local stream named Jhupra Khola
  • Meeting with civil society organisations working on the right to food
  • Meeting with members of a Badi community
  • Visit to an organization working with young women facing poverty

3 December: Bardiya and Nepalganj

  • Visit and meeting with Tharu indigenous community
  • Meeting with youth entrepreneurs
  • Meeting with local government

4 December: Rautahat

  • Visit to a water/sanitation project and community meeting

5 December: Janakpur, Dhanauji and Mahottari

  • Meeting with Attorney-General of Province 2
  • Meeting with Dalit Madhesi women
  • Meeting with Musahar families
  • Visit to social protection and livelihoods project

6 December: Kathmandu

  • Meeting with the Chair and office Bearers of National Dalit Commission
  • Meeting with Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security
  • Meeting with Minister of Land Management, Cooperative and Poverty Alleviation (MoLMCPA)
  • Meeting with Minister for Health and Population (MoHP)
  • Meeting in the Federal Parliament : Law, Justice and Human Rights Committee; Public Accounts Committee; Women and Social Affairs Committee
  • Policy roundtable with social protection donor organizations

7 December: Kathmandu

  • Meeting with Chair and office bearers of the Muslim Commission
  • Meeting with Minister for Finance (MoF)
  • Meeting with Minister for Urban Development (MUD)
  • Meeting with Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration (for Badi Dev Committee)
  • Meeting with the National Planning Commission
  • Roundtable with international development partners

8 December: Kathmandu

  • Meeting with the Ministry of Home Affairs

9 December: Kathmandu

  • Debriefing with Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Press conference at 12.00 and one-to-one interviews by request