About the Organizer

Kathmandu School of Law was established in the Year 2000 in affiliation with Purbanchal University. It has by now emerged as a pioneer educational institution in field of legal education in Nepal and is dedicated to maintain high standards of academic excellence. Kathmandu School of Law for many years has been organizing different kinds of National and International Programs. International Winter Residential School on Economic, Social and Development Rights (ESDR), Himalayan Field School (HFS), National Moot Court Training Programs/International Moot Court Training Programs, Student Exchange Programs are few to mention.

At KSL, we strongly emphasize co-curricular activities that are complementary to at-class learning. Our students have been proactively participating and excelling in world-renowned International Moot Court Competitions. We have won the Southeast Asian Regional Rounds of the Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition, twice, consecutively in 2016 and 2017. We won the Henry Dunant Memorial International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition in 2016 and were the runner-up in 2012.  We are also the first team from Nepal to reach the advanced rounds of 2017 Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, securing 20th position overall. Our students frequently win the coveted positions of best orators, researcher and memorials in national and international moot court competitions. We are progressively excelling in role-play competitions such as Concours Jean- Pictet and Arbitration competitions.

About the Program

ESDR is a diploma course of 21 days, with Economic, Social and Development Rights as the Central theme, and to host young International Law enthusiasts at the lap of the Himalayas where they can discuss, deliberate, debate and find solutions for issues collectively and learn from internationally recognized faculties.

Thus, we are inviting students pursuing Bachelors & Masters in Law, Political Science and International Relations or pursuing any other Social Science fields are eligible to apply for a 21-day International Winter Residential School at our Institution this year from

20 NOVEMBER – 10 DECEMBER , 2018

The theme of the program shall be 

‘Protection of the Himalayas’

The following are the themes covered in ESDR so far:

  1. 1st Winter Residential School on Economic and Social Rights, and Good Governance.
  2. 2nd Winter Residential School on Economic and Social Rights, and Good Governance
  3. 3rd Winter Residential School on Economic and Social Rights, and Good Governance
  4. 4th Winter Residential School on Economic and Social Rights, and Good Governance
  5. 5th Winter Residential School on Economic and Social Rights, and Good Governance
  6. 6th International Residential School on Economic, Social and Development Rights, and Good Governance with special Reference to Emerging Issues of Human Rights.
  7. 7th International Residential School on Economic, Social and Development Rights, and Good Governance with special Reference to Law and Development
  8. 8th International Residential School on Economic, Social and Development Rights with Emerging Discourse on New International Legal Order
  9. 9th International Residential School on Economic, Social and Development Rights and the Role of International Organization in Developing Countries with Special Reference to South Asia and China
  10. 10th International Residential School on Economic, Social and Development Rights and the Right- Based Approach to International Cooperation in Post-Disaster Reconstruction with Special Reference to South-Asia
  11. 11th International Residential School on Economic, Social and Development Rights Constitutionalism and Political Stability as Preconditions
  12. 12th International Residential School on Economic, Social and Development Rights and “South Asia China Connectivity for Regional Economic Social Development”.