As media is the mirror of society, the contents brought by them is essentially a topic to study to know more about local contexts.With this in background, Freedom Forum has expanded the monitoring of media contents to find the representation of women in major provincial newspapers.
Given that the budget allocated to climate-related program reaches the vulnerable farmers to help better prevent and respond to emerging climate threats, FF piloted PETS in the government-funded climate responsive program in Bardiya and Udayapur. It underscores the need of carrying out similar exercises that apply specific transparency/accountability tools to enable wider range of beneficiaries to understand the scope, expected results of budget allocations and actual expenditures in relation to climate change adaptation policies and activities.
The report encloses the details about the RTI-OGD national workshop organized by Freedom Forum A day-long national workshop was organised in the capital city Kathmandu on March 23, 2018.The workshop was entitled "Promoting The Right to Information and Open Government Data in Federal Nepal"
Based on the proceedings where 100 participants from almost 30 countries, representing governments, multi-stakeholder initiatives, information commissions and independent oversight bodies, gender, transparency, accountability and access to information civil society organizations, international institutions, donor agencies and foundations, private sector companies, media, scholars and practitioners, gathered in Atlanta, adopted the following Declaration and Recommendations to advance women’s right of access to information.
The review has strongly recommended the policy makers and curriculum developers to prioritize the importance of internet and its safe use, so that it could contribute to creating healthy atmosphere for practice of Freedom of Expression online.
सरकारले मौजुदा ३ वटा सञ्चार क्षेत्रका ऐनहरू (१) छापाखाना तथा प्रकाशन ऐन–२०४८ (२) राष्ट्रिय प्रशारण ऐन–२०४९ र (३) श्रमजीवी पत्रकारसम्बन्धी ऐन २०५१ खारेज गरी सो लाई प्रतिस्थापन गर्ने उद्देश्यले आमसञ्चारसम्बन्धी ऐन बनाउन सो सम्बन्धी विधेयकको मस्यौदा गरेको जानकारी हुन आएको छ ।
यस सम्बन्धमा सूचना तथा सञ्चार क्षेत्रको नीति एवं कानुनका सम्बन्धमा लामो समयदेखि अध्ययन, अनुसन्धान र वकलात गर्दै आएको संस्थाको हिसाबले हाम्रो गम्भीर ध्यानाकर्षण भएको छ ।
The report encloses freedom of press and expression updates from January to December 2017 which highlighted a total of 66 press freedom violations during this passing year 2017, a sharp rise compared to the previous year, 2016. Only 25 incidents were recorded in 2016.