Training of Trainers executed in Karnali

 

Seven days training of trainers (TOT) to district level potential leaders was performed on "Human Rights, Electoral Education, Political Parties and Good Governance" in five districts of Karnali zone.

Jagaran Nepal and Himalaya Conservation and Development Association (HCDA) in collaboration with district level local organizations had conducted ToT under "Electoral Education at Grassroots and District Level for Democratic Governance (EEDG)" project with the financial support of European Union.

The ToT aims to increase knowledge, skills and capacity of 30 potential leaders of each district; and develop them as capable facilitators to conduct training, orientation at local level. It was conducted on 8th   to 14th   October, 2012 at district head quarters of Mugu, Jumla, Kalikot, Dolpa and Humla districts. Participants from political parties, sister organizations of political parties, civil society, youth clubs, human rights groups, district bar association, ngos and women networks were actively present in seven days training.  The contents of the training were electoral education, human rights, women rights, gender, political parties, party manifestos, laws, bylaws, democratic governance, local governance act etc.

Total 150 potential leaders participated in the ToT. They will be mobilized as resource persons to conduct village level training of EEDG project. They can also play active role as social activists and campaign initiator of electoral education at local level.

Himalaya Conservation and Development Association (HCDA) Humla organized training in Humla and Dolpa district.  Malika Community Development Centre (MCDC) Mugu, Surya Social Service Society (4S) Jumala  and Human Rights and Environment Development Centre (HuRENDEC), Kalikot had played active role to organize training with close coordination of Jagaran Nepal in respective districts.

(Lead Trainer, facilitating ToT in Kalikot District)

(Ms. Meena Bista Member of PMC and Program Coordinator of Jagaran Nepal, conveying her message to participants in Jumla)