Event : Interaction on ICC, Dhangadhi, Far-western Region
|Participants of the interaction programme in Dhangadhi have urged the government to accede to the Rome Statute of the ICC to end impunity and decrease crimes against humanity. The programme was organized by INSEC to discuss on the ICC, its establishment and jurisdiction, and discuss on its importance on with various stake holders on 27 August 2006. Speakers of the programme stressed on the immediate accession to the Rome Statute by Nepal Government which would ensure rule of law and address impunity in Nepal. Representatives of various political parties requested civil society representatives to put pressure upon the government for this move. Advocate Mr. Kulananda Upadhyaya presented a concept paper on “International Criminal Court and Its Relevancy in Nepal”. The programme was participated by the representatives of political parties, security agencies, civil society, professionals, human rights activists and lawyers. Mr. Yogish Kharel of INSEC Central Office responded the queries on the ICC and Rome Statute while Mr. Khadga Raj Joshi, Coordinator of INSEC Far-western Region sought importance of the ICC.
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