Faculty

Asst. Prof. Ravi Prakash Vyas

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

Email : rpvyas@ksl.edu.np

Designation: Assistant Professor

Biography

Ravi Prakash Vyas holds a Law degree from India and has a Master’s in Human Rights and Democratization from University of Sydney, Australia. Currently he is based at Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal as Assistant Professor of International Law and Human Rights. He is Global Campus of Human Rights Council Member and Project Coordinator of Asia Pacific Regional Master’s Program. He is also the Executive Director at the Asian Association of Law Professors and Managing Editor of Kathmandu School of Law Review since 2016. He is coordinator of the Business Law and Arbitration Research Center (BLARC) at KSL and also responsible for international summer and winter schools at the institution. He has previously worked as Consultant (Proceedings) at the National Human Rights Commission of India and is also a qualified advocate eligible to practice in Supreme Court of India and has handled various civil and criminal litigations.

Research Projects

  1. Research Coordinator - Analytical Research on Reasons for Women and Girls to Quietly Tolerate Injustice and Torture, Research Project granted to Prof. (Dr.) Saroj Vyas by Department of Women and Child Development, Jhunjhunu, Government of Rajasthan, India. (July – December, 2018)
  2. Policy Analyst - Strategic Roadmap for Nepal: Integrating United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights into Domestic Law, Global Campus Policy Observatory Project, Global Campus of Human Rights, Italy. (January – May 2020)

Publication

  1. Human Rights Impact Assessment: An Accountability Mechanism for Business Enterprises, Binder, Nowak, Hofbauer, Janig (eds), Elgar Encyclopedia of Human Rights, Edward Elgar Publishing (Forthcoming, 2021)
  2. Human Rights Education: Importance and Present Context in Nepal, Human Rights Education in Asia Pacific, Volume 10, (2020), Asia-Pacific Human Rights Information Center, Japan (Forthcoming 2020)
  3. Strategic Roadmap for Nepal: Integrating United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights into Domestic Law, Global Campus of Human Rights (Forthcoming 2020)
  4. Understanding Human Rights from Eastern Perspective: A Discourse, Volume 24, (2018) Asian Yearbook of International Law, ISBN 978-90-04-41580-5 (Forthcoming December 2020). (Co-authored)
  5. State Practice of Nepal, Volume 24, (2018) Asian Yearbook of International Law, ISBN 978-90-04-41580-5 (Forthcoming December 2020). (Co-authored)
  6. Selected regional developments in human rights and democratization in the Asia Pacific during 2018: Could it have been worse? Mixed messages for democracy and human rights in the Asia Pacific, 3 Global Campus Human Rights Journal, Volume 3 Number 2, (2019), Pg.337-353, ISSN 2532-1455. http://doi.org/20.500.11825/1572 (Co-authored)
  7. Selected regional developments in human rights and democratization in the Asia Pacific during 2017: ‘Diverse region with divergent stance’, 2 Global Campus Human Rights Journal, Volume 2 Number 1, (2018), Pg. 174-192, ISSN 2532-1455. https://doi.org/20.500.11825/682 (Co-authored)
  8. Jus Post Bellum and Human Rights at Crossroads, Volume XIII, No. 2, (2017), Pg. 65-79 Researcher: A Multidisciplinary Journal, ISSN 2278-9022. Available at https://www.jammuuniversity.ac.in/cms‌/sites/default/‌‌‌‌files/inline-files/Researcher%202017%20No-2.pdf (Co-authored)
  9. In Search of Food Security in South Asia, The Prospects of SAARC Food Bank, Volume 2 Issue 2, December, Pg. 1-9, (2017), Amity Law Journal, Amity University, Dubai, ISSN 2518-3575 (Print) 2591-9803 (Online). Available at https://amityuniversity.ae/programme/amity-law-journal (Co-authored)
  10. Rooftop of the World, Sandwiched between Two Rising Powers: A Critical Study on Nepal's Foreign Policies, Journal of Comparative Asian Development, 13:2, Pg. 242-263, (2014). DOI: 10.1080/15339114.2014.934001. (Co-authored)

Research Interest/Research Area

  1. International Law
  2. Human Rights
  3. International Relations
  4. International Organizations
  5. Asian Legal Studies