Nirmal Kumar Upreti
Advocate, Nirmal Kumar Upreti is a young human rights defender and youth activist from Nepal who has more than 10 years of professional experiences in the diverse working areas including sustainable development, peace and SRHR. He has completed LL.M from Kathmandu School of Law, MA in English from Tribhuvan University and LL.B from Nepal Law Campus.
Mr. Upreti has contributed to establish the Youth Policy-2010 and has worked on Peace Process of Nepal by engaging himself in Maoist Army Reintegration Process in 2012. He has expertise on working in migrant workers issues.
Mr. Upreti is one of the pioneers of Community Mobile Legal Clinic Aid project in Nepal. His innovative projects has awarded with UNDP Success Story in 2010. Legal Awareness, Legal Literacy and Free Legal Counselling to marginalized and vulnerable population of the community and providing access to justice at door-steps are the components of the project. He is the founder president and currently the patron of Nepalese Law Students Association (NeLSA), an umbrella organization of Nepali law students where more than 600 law students are associated all around the world. He also serves as a founder president of Forum for Nation Building, Nepal, an NGO of young professionals dedicated for the nation building initiatives.