Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) has released a Human Rights Year Book 2017 during a program held in Lalitpur on February 18. Former chief justice Kalyan Shrestha had inaugurated a ceremony and unveiled the human rights year book 2017.
Speaking at the program, former chief justice Shrestha said that the base for human rights is human rights year book and added that INSEC has a big contribution towards the nation by publishing a book. He said that continuously publishing book for 25 years is very hard job. He further said that the book is an official and research based document.
INSEC chair person Subodh Raj Pyakurel said that the book is being institutionalized in Nepal. He added that the book is of importance for everybody . Pyakurel said that the year book is published based on factual and primary source of information collected.
Conflict expert Dr Bishnu Raj Upreti presented his review over the human rights book along with some recomendations.
Norwegian ambassador Kejel Tormand Peiterson said that the human rights year book is an important documents for the state and commissions established for transitional justice. He added that human rights should always directed by norms of democracy and committed that the Norwegian government always support for the development of human rights of Nepal.
Speaking at the program, INSEC executive director Bijaya Raj Gautam briefly described about the incidents of human rights violation and atrocities in 2017.
In the program, INSEC district representative of Dang, Jaya Narayan Pun was presented best outstanding award. Similarly, Hem Nath Khatiwada of Rasuwa was presented with award of best representative for 2016.