Nepal Policy Institute

An international think-tank and a knowledge-platform dedicated to the people-centred and sustainable development of Nepal and Nepali people, including diaspora Nepali

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome

NPI is a forum of Nepal origin public policy scholars, researchers, practitioners, experts and consultants across the globe, in collaboration and partnership with people and institutions anywhere and everywhere working in the interest of Nepal and Nepali people, including diaspora Nepali. This is a borderless organisation working and connecting people in the cloud, land and the space in between.

We are registered as a not-for-profit, non-party political, non-religious and non-governmental Stichting (foundation) in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Our mission is to provide and promote the knowledge and public discourse about public policy for prosperity, peace and sustainable development of Nepal and Nepali people anywhere and everywhere.

Our objectives are to

Carry out public policy research, analysis, impact assessment related to people-centered and sustainable development of Nepal and recommend options and alternatives;

Provide open and accessible platforms for wider public policy learning, sharing, networking, debates and discourse among government non-profit or private sector public policy experts, academia, advocates, consultants and practitioners in Nepal and globally;

Engage and mobilize Nepali diaspora, in general and Nepali diaspora academics, public intellectuals and students, in particular in fulfilling the Foundation’s mission and objectives;

Positively inform and engage people in Nepal and Nepali diaspora abroad about public policy concerns, discourse and alternatives; and

Participate in and contribute to the growth and development of public policy think-tank communities and ecosystem in Nepal.

Help build capacity of government officials and others at all levels of government on public policy analysis and associated areas of research, practice, and inquiry.

What we do

What we do

What we do

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Public policy research and comparative analysis about and for Nepal and Nepali people

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Mobilise space and opportunities for contributing, sharing, exchanging and debating among public policy Nepali academics, scholars, practitioners and students in-country and in diaspora globally about critical public policy ideas and alternatives about and for Nepal and Nepali people

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Engage public policy researchers, workers, decision-makers as well as wider public through publication, conference, training and social media on critical public policy development and implementation

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Engage with, support and strengthen public policy think-tanks and platform ecosystem in Nepal and globally

Survey

Survey on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in School Education in Nepal

This survey is being conducted on behalf of the Asian Development Bank under their Technical Assistance Project TA-9415 REG: Innovation in Education Sector Development in Asia and the Pacific. The survey aims to collect perspectives on key policy, institutional, and sustainability issues of public private partnerships in the school education sector. The answers you provide will be anonymous. We would like to request NPI experts to kindly complete this survey.

Call for Research Proposals

NPI Policy Audit and Research Announcement

Nepal Policy Institute (NPI) is seeking research proposals from interested researchers in Nepal and elsewhere for a policy audit study on “Scoping the policy domain of reforms in local governance in Nepal”

Details on the Call for Research Proposals sought can be accessed here

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NPI is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Achyut Wagle as a Senior Fellow at the Institute, effective January 2022. Prof. Wagle has a PhD in Economics from IIT Kanpur, a MSc (Merit) from Birmingham Business School, and a MA in Development Studies from Tribhuwan University

His substantial professional experiences have included, among others, serving as an Advisor to: (i) the Prime Minister of Nepal, (ii) the Governor of the central bank of Nepal, and (iii) the Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of the Abuse of Authority (CIAA).

Since 2008 Prof. Wagle has also been a member of the OECD’s International Network on Financial Education.

He has provided consultancy services to multilateral organizations such as the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, and since 2012 has also been a weekly Columnist for Kantipur Publications Pvt. Ltd. (Nepal’s largest newspaper group).

His contributions in the field of public policy analysis in Nepal are significant. NPI congratulates Prof. Wagle on this appointment.

Projects

Projects

Projects

In the Media

In the Media

In the Media

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NPI's suggestions to MOFE's draft GESI policy

Nepal Government's Ministry of Forests and Environment is looking for suggestions to their draft GESI policy. If you have any recommendations, please write to us at info@nepalpolicyinstitute.org