Reports

Factsheet 1 – Electoral Violence and Contestation during Nepal’s Local Election

On May 11 midnight began the silence period for the first phase of local election in Nepal. 4,556,525 registered voters…

Analysis Update 3 – Incidents and Electoral Environment after Madheshi Morcha’s Withdrawal of Government Support, April 2017

On March 15, Madheshi Morcha withdrew support for the government and announced it would boycott and disrupt elections scheduled for…

Analysis Update 2 – Impact of the Saptari Incident on the Electoral Environment, March 2017

On Feb. 20, 2017 the Government of Nepal (GoN) announced that the first local elections in 20 years will be…

Local Body Restructuring Dialogue Encouraging But basis and Justification for Restructuring Required_October 2016 (Nepali)

Democracy Resource Center Nepal (DRCN) views the dialogue on local body restructuring as positive and encourages continued respect for the…

Preliminary Findings on Local Body Restructuring in Nepal_September 2016

This report provides the preliminary findings of Democracy Resource Center Nepal’s (DRCN) observation seeking to better understand the status and…

Nepal’s Contested Constitution and Recommendations for Moving Forward_October 2015

Despite significant protests and unrest, Nepal’s Constituent Assembly (CA) promulgated the country’s new constitution on September 20 by a two-thirds…

Political Situation and Mobilizations around the January 22, 2015 Political Commitment to Promulgate the Constitution_March 2015

In this report, Democracy Resource Center, Nepal (DRCN) presents its findings and assessment of Nepal's national political situation and mobilizations…

Analysis Update 1 – Mobilization and incidents Around Announcement of the Local Elections, March 2017

On Feb. 20, 2017 the Government of Nepal (GoN) announced that the first local elections in 20 years will be…

Aid and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Nepal: Qualitative Field Monitoring September 2016

This report provides findings and analysis from the third round of IRM monitoring conducted between 27 August-13 September 2016.