Prem Chandra Rai is Associate Professor at Kathmandu School of Law. He also leads the Department of Research at KSL. He completed Master’s Degree in International Human Rights Law from the University of Hong Kong. He served as National Legal Advisor for International Commission of Jurists for three years; Member of Racial Harmony Committee of the Government of Hong Kong; Coordinator for Far East Overseas Nepalese Association, Hong Kong and Executive Director for Protection Desk Nepal. He was also the founding advisor for Nepalese Construction Site Workers Union and Domestic Workers Union in Hong Kong.
He has participated in various international programs including Human Rights Research Methodology, organized by RWI, Jakarta, 2018; Countering Violent Extremism Training Program, EU, Colombo, 2018; Justice Sector Reform: Applying Human Rights Based Approaches' National University of Ireland, 2014; Training of Trainers for Judges, Judicial Officers and Law Practitioners, National Judicial Academy, Nepal, 2009; The Intensive Course on International Refugee Law, HKU, 2006; Intensive Course on Ethnic Minority and Human Rights, HKU, 2006; and Migrant Advocacy Trainers' Training, Migrant Forum in Asia, Macau SAR, 2003. He was also involved as participant & contributor at the Global Seminar on Military Justice Reform, Yale Law School, New Haven, 2014; resource person for South Asia Technical Consultations on (1) HIV, Sex Work and Trafficking, and (2) HIV, Inheritance and Property Rights, UNDP, Colombo, 2008; resource person for Seminar on Migrant Saving and Alternative Investments (MSAI), Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA), Manila, 2004 and recourse person for Asia-Europe People's Forum (ASEM) - V, Hanoi, 2004.