Status of domestication of international treaties in Nepal
The main objective of this study is to examine critically what progress Nepal has done in the major human rights conventions and how they are being domesticated.
Human Rights Alliance has released a research report on Status of domestication of international treaties in Nepal.The main objective of this study is to examine critically what progress Nepal has done in the major human rights conventions and how they are being domesticated. This study has tried to highlight what is the status of Human Rights Commitment of Nepal before and after 1990.
The report says that the implementation aspect of international treaties is very weak and pathetic in Nepal. During the release programme, Chief Guest Mr. Gauri Pradhan, spokesperson of National Human Rights Commission, Nepal said that it is not only enough to ratify international treaties but state should be serious on implementation of those ratified treaties and conventions.
Similarly, speaking on the occasion, human rights activists Ms. Mandira Sharma and Mr. Shobhakar Budathoki said, "the situations of those ratified treaties are not been domesticated as international human rights standard."
Researcher of the report and central member of HR Alliance Dr. Padma Prasad Khatiwada highlighted that Nepal has not still ratified Rome Statute, other international conventions related to refugees, migrants workers and disappearance which are utmost important of the country.
"The finding of the review report will be distributed and disseminated throughout the country through one VDC One Human Rights defenders in order to create pressure for proper domestication as international human rights standard" said Ganesh BK, chairperson of Human Rights Alliance.