Faculty

Assoc. Prof. Pradeep Pathak

Contact: Suryabinyak-4, Dadhikot, Bhaktapur, Bagmati, Nepal | 01-6634455, 01-6634663

Email : pradeeppathak@ksl.edu.np

Designation: Associate Professor

Biography

Pradeep Pathak is Associate Professor at Kathmandu School of Law and Coordinator of KSL Policy and Legal Research Center. He teaches Human Rights, Democracy, Environmental Law, Conservation Law, Journalism/Mass Communication and Media Law. He possesses experience of leading the organization in thematic areas related to human rights, democracy, conflict transformation, mass media and justice system. He has supervised over 100 researchers, research assistants and students in several research-based projects. Previously, he led several projects in the capacity of a Project Director, Research Coordinator, Program Coordinator and Program Manager. He has experience of working as Lead Consultant, Consultant, Subject Expert, Resource Person, Trainer and Facilitator in several projects. He is also the trainer of National Police Academy and Crime Investigation Detective School of the Nepal Police.
He is a law graduate and holds Master's Degree in Human Rights and Democratization from the University of Sydney with distinction. He has additional Master's Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Besides, he is also the recipient of Fellowships for International Course on Result-Based Management awarded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has also received DANIDA Fellowship for International Course on Corruption, Human Rights and Access to Information organized by the Danish Institute for Human Rights. He has successfully completed the courses on Strategies for Team Effectiveness, Planning and Organizing, Making an Impact through Networking and Presentations, Self- awareness for Lifelong Learning under the Sydney Talent Program organized by the University of Sydney, Australia. He also worked as a TV Presenter, Production Coordinator and Script/Story Board Writer for 48 episodes of weekly TV Talk Shows and documentaries on National Television.

 

Research Projects

  1. 2019-Ongoing Strengthening Democratic Governance by Providing Policy Research Support
  2. 2015-2018 Enhancing Good Governance, Human Rights Protection and Law Enforcement Situation in Criminal Justice Actors and Security Agencies in Nepal
  3. 2012- 2014 Enhancing Human Rights Protections in the Security Sector in the Asia Pacific
  4. 2011 Promoting Transitional Justice and Combating Impunity in Nepal through Schools and Colleges
  5. 2011 Conduction of Socio-economic Impact Assessment of Improved Water Mill Programme (2003-2010)
  6. 2009-2010 Advocacy Campaign for Structure, Powers and Functions of Local Governance System in the New Constitution
  7. 2009 Advocacy Campaign for Structure, Powers and Functions of Local Governance in the New Constitution
  8. 2008-2009 Spreading the Word: Empowering Youth through Democracy Education
  9. 2007-2009 Developing a Right-based Approach for Anti-trafficking Actions in South Asia
  10. 2006-2007 Legal Reform for Empowerment of Disenfranchised Communities in Nepal
  11. 2005 Role and Performance of Mass Media in Nepal conducted under Peace Project-Nepal

Publication

  1. Human Rights in the Nepali Law Enforcement and Security Sector Published by University of Sydney, Australia, 2014      
  2. Youths Campaign for Promoting Transitional Justice and Combating Impunity Published by Kathmandu School of Law, 2011
  3. Training Manual to conduct School/College-based Literacy Campaign for Promoting Transitional Justice and Combating Impunity Published by Kathmandu School of Law, 2011
  4. Legal Education for Democracy, Human Rights and Access to Justice Published by Kathmandu School of Law, 2010
  5. Youth's Concern for Democracy and Human Rights Published by Kathmandu School of Law, 2009
  6. Restructuring Local Bodies in the Context of Federalism Published by Kathmandu School of Law, 2009
  7. Training Manual to conduct Civic Awareness and Advocacy Campaign for Structure, Powers and Functions of Local Governance System in the New Constitution Published by Kathmandu School of Law, 2009
  8. Training Manual to conduct School/College-based Awareness and Orientation Programme on Democracy and Human Rights Published by Kathmandu School of Law, 2009
  9. Training Manual for Conduction and Management of Civic Awareness and Sensitization Programme on Constitutional and Legal Rights of Disenfranchised Communities Published by Kathmandu School of Law, 2008
  10. Legal Reform for Empowerment of Endangered and Highly Marginalized Communities Published by Kathmandu School of Law, 2008
  11. Constitutional and Legal Reform for the Empowerment of Disenfranchised Communities- Structured Consultation Report Published by Kathmandu School of Law, 2007
  12. Peace Journalism for Conflict Transformation (In Nepali) Published by Center for Legal Research and Resource Development, 2005
  13. Value-based Discourse on Democratic and Constitutional Values Published by Center for Legal Research and Resource Development, 2005

Research Interest/Research Area

  1. Human rights
  2. Democracy
  3. Justice
  4. Conflict Transformation
  5. Access to Information and Mass Media